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launch party Coronas frontman Danny O'Reilly goes public with girlfriend at Dublin gym opening

Danny opened up on having trust issues with girls from an early age and having a famous mother


Danny O'Reilly and Dorottya Krizan

Danny O'Reilly and Dorottya Krizan

Danny O'Reilly and Dorottya Krizan

THE Coronas frontman Danny O'Reilly has officially gone public with his girlfriend Dorottya Krizan.

The singer spent most of lockdown with the model after she starred in a music video for his band’s song ‘Find the water’ in 2019.

They are pictured here on Friday evening at the launch of celebrity fitness trainer Paul Byrne’s new gym in Dublin’s Powerscourt centre, which was also attended by Keith Duffy, Gillian Roe, Glenda Gilson, Liam Cunningham, Bernard Dunne, Elaine Crowley, Rory Cowan, Laura Fox and Jenny Dixon.

Danny (37) and TV presenter Laura Whitmore were together for more than two years but split in 2012 when Laura landed a gig Down Under.

He then dated former Miss Ireland Holly Carpenter in 2015 but the pair split up in 2016.

His most recent high profile relationship was with socialite Emma Swift, whom he was pictured with in September 2017.

Danny, a son of singer Mary Black, is normally guarded about his private life.

“It’s a bit better. It keeps it a bit separate as well I think for myself and for my own friends and family and definitely at one stage, if we were having a real DMC (deep meaningful conversation) podcast, we would get deep into all the issues of when we got dropped by Island, moving back to London and me trying to find the difference between Danny from the Coronas and Danny O’Reilly – me, like,” he said recently.

“If everything happens to the band, is that what defines me? So, if the band is doing well, does that mean I’m successful but not only that but is Danny from The Coronas, me, and keeping that stuff private and having good relationships with your family and friends, that are completely separate to the band is key for me and I ended up realising that.”

The ‘Closer to you’ hitmaker admitted he had “serious trust issues” when he started dating - because of his famous mother and when it came to dating as he didn’t know if people liked him for who he is or who his famous family are.

“Definitely, the Mary Black thing was a strange thing for me growing up. She’s the best mam ever but it was definitely… It took me a while to get used to it,” he told Doireann Garrihy on the Laughs of her Life podcast.

“I remember when we were in Irish college and no girls would even talk to me and then by the second week in Irish college, the word would’ve spread.

“The next thing there would be girls talking to me and I sort of had serious trust issues from an early age because of that, I think.

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