He may have confessed to having a crush on ‘Disney’ babe Demi Lovato – but it looks like Niall Horan may have found a hot new brunette to snuggle up to instead!

The One Direction cutie, has been linked to Irish stunner Ali McGinley, who reportedly grew up in the same town as the singer.

New pics on Hollywoodlife.com show the boyband star, who’s preparing to head off on tour to the US, kissing Ali on the cheek and cuddling up together in a chair.

And while Ali may or may not be Niall’s new lady – his bandmates have revealed that the Irishman is the most likely member to tie the knot first!

“Niall would pull it out the bag," teased member Louis Tomlinson in an interview with 2Day Fm’s Fifi and Jules.

"But he would tell us, he'd just come in one day and be like, 'Sure boys, I got married the other day.'"

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