Baby, you light up my world like nobody else! Niall Horan's mother beams with pride as her famous son has rare day off at home
14:52 GMT, 9 May 2012
It seems Niall Horan has finally had a day off from world domination.
The One Direction star was seen returning to his home turf in Ireland for a little family bonding.
The 18-year-old's proud mother looked elated to have her son back after months of gallivanting in the US and Australia with bandmates Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson.
Mummy's boy: One Direction star Niall Horan stepped out with his mother in his hometown of Mullingar, Ireland
Looking like an all-American Nick
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Cool customer: Niall strolls along with his hands in his pockets on a rare day off
The pair have reportedly grown close over the past few months, with a source telling The Irish Sun: 'He thinks she is gorgeous and she is pretty sweet on him too.'
The 17-year-old described him by saying 'he genuinely may be one of the nicest men I've ever met'.
Fellow reality TV graduate Olly Murs looks set for his first taste of US fame.
The Heart Skips A Beat singer will support One Direction on their sold-out summer tour.
Meanwhile, Simon Cowell's protgs have scored further success in Poland.
The boys tweeted from their band
website: 'Hi Polish Fans! We would like to say big THANK YOU for all
your support and for making ‘Up All Night’ album gold in Poland. 1DHQx'
Boys on tour: Niall performs with Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles and Liam Payne in New Zealand