Mark Feehily (born Marcus Michael Patrick Feehily on May 28, 1980 in Sligo, Ireland) is one of four members of European boy band Westlife
. The openly gay son of parents Marie Verdon and Oliver Feehily came out in the August 19, 2005 edition of the The Sun
newspaper. Mark Feehily is in a relationship with former V singer Kevin McDaid
Feehily told Gay.com UK, "I am gay, and I'm very proud of who I am." He continued, "I'm not asking for any sympathy or to be a role model to anyone else."