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Shane Filan
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Birth Date:July 5, 1979
Astrology Sign:Cancer
Chinese Sign:Sheep - Yang
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Occupation:Irish musician

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Shane Filan

Biography:Shane Filan is a member of the Irish pop band Westlife . Filan is one of the four (formerly five) original Westlife members, along with other current members Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan and Mark Feehily. Before Westlife, Kian Egan and Mark Feehily were with Shane in a band known as I.O.U..

He grew up in Sligo, a small town in the northwest of Ireland. He was born on July 5, 1979 to Peter and Mae Filan. He is the youngest of seven children. He's got three brothers and three sisters: Finbarr, Peter Jr, Yvonne, Liam, Denise and Mairead. His parents owned a diner in Sligo named Carlton Cafe and Shane used to work there as a waiter from a very early age. When Peter and Mae decided to close the cafe in 2003, Shane bought it back and turned it into a clothes shop. Shane is a big fan of Michael Jackson and even learned how to moonwalk. He attended Summerhill College, a Catholic school, with Kian Egan and Mark Feehily. All three of them participated in a school production of Grease when they were about 12. Shane loves horses, owns lots of them, and used to compete at horse tournaments.

Shane Filan sings a lot of lead vocals on Westlife songs. He has also cowritten a few songs, along with the other band members, including:

"Fragile Heart" "Bop Bop Baby" "I Wanna Grow Old With You" "Don't Say It's Too Late" "Love Crime" "How Does It Feel" "Crying Girl" "Reason For Living" "Miss You When I'm Dreaming" Shane married his childhood sweetheart, Gillian Walsh, on Sunday December 28, 2003 at Ballintubber Abbey.

Shane's wife Gillian gave birth to their first child on 23rd July 2005, a daughter whom they named Nicole.

Chinese Horoscope for Shane Filan
Includes characteristics and Vices
Shane Filan's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 28, 1979 - February 15, 1980
Birthday: July 5, 1979

The Sheep is a Yang,
and is the Eighth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Manners
Lack of Foresight

Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Shane Filan's Personality Tarot Card Justice - Personality Card

Birthday: July 5, 1979

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.

Shane Filan's Character Tarot Card The High Priestess - Character Card

Birthday: July 5, 1979

Wisdom, secrets to be revealed, and the development of intuition.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Shane Filan's Growth Tarot Card The Moon

Birthday: July 5, 2022

A period of illusion, uncertainty and fluctuation.




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