One Direction's Niall Horan has had a secret girlfriend 'for months'

One Direction star Niall Horan is off the market and dating gorgeous Irish model Zoe Whelan.

Love is in the air for Niall Horan. Copyright: [Wenn]

Yep, that is the sound of a squillion teenage hearts breaking.

Lucky Niall managed to pull the beautiful model after he spotted her at a One Direction gig and apparently the pair have been a secret item 'for months'.

Sneaky.

This is Zoe Whelan. Copyright: [Twitter]

A source told The Sun:

"Niall has been secretly seeing Zoe for a couple of months after he met her backstage, she's a Dubliner but is based in London to work on her modelling career."

"Zoe's travelled all over the UK to meet up with Niall on the band's tour," they revealed.

Rumour has it Zoe makes Niall Horan feel like THIS! Copyright: [Wenn]

"But the biggest sign he's really serious about her is that he introduced her to his whole family at his brother's wedding."

"Zoe's the first girlfriend Niall has brought back to his hometown of Mullingar since making it big, so it was a big deal and the talk of his family at the wedding,"

"Niall's protective of her as she's shy, but his family all really took a shine to Zoe."

We just hope the Directioners take a shine to Zoe too.

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