Keating Confirms Marriage Split

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April 1, 2012 | 6:26pm EST

Irish singer Ronan Keating has confirmed he’s split from his wife of 14 years.
Reports in the U.K. on Sunday indicated the Boyzone star had separated from the mother of his three children, Yvonne, and now Keating has confirmed the news with a post on

The message reads, “Sadly our news is true. Thank u all for your support. Yvonne and I still love and care for each other and want to protect our kids.”

The couple previously split in 2010 amid allegations Keating enjoyed a fling with a dancer on tour a year prior but the pair rekindled its romance several months later.

Keating wed the model in 1998 and together they have three children; Jack, 13, Marie, 11, and Ali, six.