Keith Duffy taken to hospital on Boyzone tour

Keith Duffy taken to hospital on Boyzone tour

Keith Duffy has been taken to hospital after falling ill while on tour with Boyzone.

The Irish boy band were due to perform in Bangkok, Thailand, on Thursday but had to go on stage a man down.

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Keith Duffy of Boyzone performs at the Royal Albert Hall, London
File photo dated 09/09/18 of Keith Duffy, who has been taken to hospital after falling ill while on tour with Boyzone.
EDITORIAL USE ONLY (left to right) Shane Lynch, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating and Keith Duffy of Boyzone on stage at the SSE Arena, Belfast, as part of the band's Thank You & Goodnight farewell tour.
EDITORIAL USE ONLY (left to right) Keith Duffy and Shane Lynch of Boyzone on stage at the SSE Arena, Belfast, as part of the band's Thank You & Goodnight farewell tour.
Ireland's Keith Duffy and Ronan Keating during the Celebrity Cup charity golf tournament at The Celtic Manor Resort in Newport.
Keith Duffy (left) from Boyzone and Brian McFadden from Westlife announce plans to join forces as Boyzlife, during a photocall at the Hilton Bankside, London.
Keith Duffy of Boyzone performs on stage at Barclay's British Summertime at Hyde Park in London.
Keith Duffy,Shane Lynch and Ronan Keating of Boyzone perform on stage at Barclay's British Summertime at Hyde Park in London.
Keith Duffy of Boyzone performs on stage at Barclay's British Summertime at Hyde Park in London.
Shane Lynch and Keith Duffy of Boyzone perform on stage at the 02 Arena in London.
Keith Duffy arrives for the Irish Premiere of Total Recall at the Savoy Cinema in Dublin.
Shane Lynch and Keith Duffy attend the Knight and Day Premiere at The Odeon Cinema in Leicester Square, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo Picture date: Thursday July 22, 2010. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Keith Duffy arriving for the 2010 British Soap Awards at the ITV Studios, South Bank, London.
Keith Duffy playing during the United Relief Live football match at Old Trafford, Manchester.
Keith Duffy and Ronan Keating of Boyzone perform at the Royal Albert Hall, London
Keith Duffy arriving for the National Television Awards 2010, at the 02 Arena, London.
Keith Duffy and wife Lisa Duffy arrive at the Emeralds and Ivy Ball in aid of Cancer Research UK held at Battersea Evolution in south London
Ronan Keating, Shane Lynch, Keith Duffy and Mikey Graham carry Stephen Gately's coffin from St. Laurence O'Toole's church at his funeral in Dublin on Saturday October 17, 2009.
Ronan Keating (second right), Keith Duffy (third right) and Shane Lynch (second left) at the funeral of Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church, Sevilla Place, Dublin
Keith Duffy arrives at St Laurence O'Toole's Church for the funeral of Stephen Gatley, Dublin, Ireland.
Members of Boyzone (from left) Keith Duffy, Ronan Keating, Mikey Graham and Shane Lynch make a statement outside Majorca Airport as Stephen Gately body is placed in to the hold of a plane which will fly to Dublin ahead of his funeral on Saturday.
Previously unissued photo of Boyzone (left to right), Shane Lynch, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating, Stephen Gately and Keith Duffy, perform on stage at the Big Gig Weekend at the Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. Gately has died at the age of just 33.
Boyzone's Keith Duffy prepares to hand over an award after a race at Sandown Park
Keith Duffy of Boyzone performs at Wembley Arena, London
Keith Duffy of Boyzone performs at Wembley Arena, London
Boyband Boyzone member Keith Duffy walks down the catwalk during the band's visit to GMTV, on the South Bank in central London.
(Back from left to right) Keith Duffy, weather presenter Clare Nasir and Shane Lynch with (front from left to right) Stephen Gately, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating, Kate Garraway and Andrew Castle during GMTV, where Boyzone helped to co-present the show on the South Bank in central London
Boyzone band member Keith Duffy, who is an Irish Autism Action Patron during a celebrity penalty shoot-out in the O2 building, to mark World Autism Day, in Conrad Hotel, Dublin.
(left to right) Stephen Gately, Mikey Graham, Keith Duffy, Ronan Keating and Shane Lynch of Boyzone arrive at the Jingle Bell Ball at the O2 Arena, London, SE10.
Keith Duffy of Boyzone arrives at Ronan Keating's Emeralds & Ivy Ball for Cancer Research UK at Battersea Evolution, London.
Members of the Irish boyband Boyzone, (left to right) Shane Lynch, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating, Stephen Gately and Keith Duffy on a visit to Edinburgh Castle, where they viewed the One O'Clock Gun for the first time. The band are in the middle of a UK tour.
Keith Duffy of Boyzone performs at the 02 Arena, London.
Keith Duffy of Boyzone performs live in concert at the Odyssey Arena Belfast.
Keith Duffy of Boyzone performs a pre-tour gig at G.A.Y. at the Astoria in London.
Former Boyzone member Keith Duffy comperes the ChildLine charity concert at Dublin's Point Depot, Sunday January 29, 2006. PRESS ASSOCIATION photo. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA.
Coronation Street barman and former Boyzone singer, Keith Duffy, watches the celebrations centered around Belfast City Hall.
Keith Duffy arriving at Sound in London's Leicester Square for the Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2002.
Keith Duffy, from the boy band Boyzone, pauses to take in the spectacle of the learning zone, during a trip to the Millennium Dome, in South East London.
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Duffy, 44, was taken to hospital "on the advice of the local medical team", a statement said.

A tweet from the band's official Twitter account said: "Our brother will be back on his feet as soon as possible and we thank you for all your wonderful support in the meantime."

Boyzone, also consisting of Ronan Keating, Mikey Graham and Shane Lynch, are on a farewell tour to mark their 25th anniversary.

They are next scheduled to perform in Perth, Australia, on March 30. It is unclear if Duffy will be performing.

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