Westlife to embark on major tour to include US

Westlife has announced it will be embarking on its “biggest ever” world tour.

The Group with strong Sligo connections has also indicated it will release a new album this year.

The band, which features Sligo’s Mark Feehily, Shane Filan and Kian Egan, also revealed that they have left their label EMI Records by “mutual consent”.

In a social media post, the fourpiece announced a “very exciting chapter” ahead, and also said they plan to play shows in America for the first time.