Westlife felt Cowell and his label had lost interest in them and were unwilling to co-operate with the singers' plans.
The fact that three of the members – Shane Filan, Mark Feehily and Kian Egan – were all from Sligo had given them a strong bond, without ever suggesting that the fourth man, Nicky Byrne, was an outsider.
They were still selling out Croke Park and their lustre appeared undimmed.
They had easily weathered the loss of Bryan Mc Fadden...
to the extent that it was he who was begging to rejoin them last week.
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