Shane’s first love outside boyzone other than family is his motor sport.
Shane was a contestant on The Games 2004 (Channel 4 and E4) in April 2004 where he came first, and then also became a regular on Dream Team for Sky 1 where he played the part of millionaire entrepreneur Eli Knox.
Shane returned to The Games in March 2006 to compete in The Champions of Champions and was also one of the participants in Love Island for ITV in July 2006.
Shane has appeared on numerous TV shows such as Don’t Call Me Stupid (ITV1), The Truth About Boybands (ITV1), Celebrity Weakest Link (BBC), Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV1), Dales Supermarket Sweep (ITV1), Loose Women (ITV1), Richard & Judy (C4), 5th Gear (C5), & more recently Mr & Mrs (ITV1) & Family Fortunes (ITV1) .
Shane & Sheena: A Boyz Own Wedding (a two part TV show documenting the lead up to and also the wedding itself of Shane & his then fiancé Sheena), was commissioned by RTE. It proved to be a great success receiving a 20% share of the Irish TV audience for the first episode transmitted on 18th Sept 07.
Shane was also on series 2 of Cirque de Celebrite, a priority show for Sky 1 towards the end of 2007.
Shane has just completed the massive reunion tour with Boyzone ‘Back Again…No Matter What’ which consisted of 36 sold out shows. The new Boyzone single ‘Love You Anyway’ released on 29th September 2008 entered the UK National Charts at number 5 followed with an album release in October which entered the UK National Charts at number 4.
Their second hit single ‘Better’ was released in December 08.
Shane’s wife, Sheena, had a baby girl, Billy-Rae, in October.
Shane has recently been a judge on the All Ireland Talent Show (RTE)