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Niall Horan

Niall Horan

Niall Horan has said he is proud to buy Irish and has ordered kegs of Guinness to his dressing room at the Royal Albert Hall (RAH). 

The Mullingar popstar (27) 'zoomed' into the Late Late Show during a rehearsal break at the RAH in London, where he will perform an online gig on Saturday night.

The former One Direction star will play with his full band at the one-off, multi-camera show and is donating all proceeds raised to his touring crew who are currently unable to work.

And speaking to host Ryan Tubridy, Niall said: “There's a keg of Guinness in my dressing room right now, so we are definitely buying Irish here.

"It's so important. I always get stuff from home as well, as you know, you gave me a home package when I was there the last day."

Niall will be performing to an empty room when he finally returns to the stage (Saturday) and says he is just looking forward to performing again after such a long time.

"You definitely get a buzz off the crowd, there's no better feeling than getting out in front of thousands of people every night and just getting a reaction to songs that you have sat for hours writing.

“We all get that same reaction whether we are crew or a band member or whatever.

“I can't see it happening for a long time, it's a long way away. I can't see thousands getting into big venues for a while."

Niall also tells Tubs that he hasn't been home to Mullingar since last Christmas, and that he's missing his granny.

"She turned 90 there in August, she's flying, nobody would think she's 90.

"I would love to get home for Christmas," he says.

“I usually get home five or six times a year at least, but this year has been a weird one.

“There's going to be a lot of people that won't make it home for Christmas which is so sad really, especially if you are Irish, there's something about going home for Christmas, it's nearly a sin if you don't go home.

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“Hopefully I can get home for Christmas, it will be an awful shame if not."

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