Former BOYZONE star Ronan Keating and his wife YVONNE are celebrating the birth of their third child.

Daughter Ali was born at 5pm (GMT+1) yesterday afternoon (07SEPT05) at Dublin Hospital, Ireland.

A spokeswoman for the couple says, "Ronan and Yvonne are thrilled and little Ali is doing fine."

Ali is a sister for Jack, six and MARIE, four.