Louis Walsh is auditioning guys for a One Direction rival band!

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Most people only really know Louis Walsh for his funny smile and sitting at the same desk as Simon Cowell.

But he used to be a bit of a music genius and put together some cracking boy bands like… umm. Well they’re all quite old and we’ve forgotten.

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But Louis is back on the boy band train and he’s doing some auditions this week in Ireland.

(Quick note: remind us to buy a Boy Band Train, thanks!)

He’s trying to put together a band to rival One Direction!

Apparently he’s looking for 5 lads over 16. Let’s hope there’s 5 more Niall Horans in Ireland then.

Do you think anyone can take on One Direction? Let us know in the comment box below.

We thought The Wanted could do it a while back but then remembered they couldn’t.

We’ll let you know when the band are up and running.

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