‘The best feeling’Mark Feehily opens up about being a new dad

Mark Feehily has opened up about becoming a dad for the first time and it sounds like he’s loving every minute. Mark and his partner Cailean O'Neill welcomed their first child together last month.

Their daughter Layla was born on October 1.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Mark Feehily (@markusmoments) on

Speaking about his darling girl, Mark gushed, “Honestly it feels amazing, everything that everyone says you know in many ways is true in terms of your whole world changes the minute the baby's born.”

He told The Mirror that there has been plenty of sleepless nights and early mornings feeds, but he is enjoying fatherhood.

“All in all, all I can say is it's lovely because all I think about is her now, I don't have to think about myself so much. I used to maybe overthink and question everything, so it's nice to actually have a break from that,” the new dad said.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Mark Feehily (@markusmoments) on

The Flying Without Wings singer added, “All of your focus is on another little person and a tiny little smile from her at the moment is like winning the lottery or something, it's the best feeling in the world, so to get so much joy out of a tiny thing, it just puts everything into perspective, you know.”

Mark said having so much support has been a huge help for him. He said he learned a lot from his bandmates who are all dads.

"I've got loads of people around me between family and the lads and they're the perfect people to take care of Layla if I need them to and call for advice. I think I'm lucky to have a lot of people around to help."

Trending
Well hello there!
Help us help you by allowing us and our partners to remember your device in cookies to serve you personalized content and ads.

We're on a mission to help our mums and their families thrive by informing, connecting and entertaining.

Join us in our mission by consenting to the use of cookies and IP address recognition by us and our partners to serve you content (including ads) best suited to your interests, both here and around the web.

We promise never to share any other information that may be deemed personal unless you explicitly tell us it's ok.

If you want more info, see our privacy policy.