Niall Horan casually celebrates St. Patrick's Day at White House with Joe Biden

A member of One Direction heading to the White House wasn’t on our bingo card for St. Patrick’s Day, but we love to see it.

Yes, Niall Horan spent his March 17 just casually bonding with President Joe Biden, as you do.

The Irish singer and songwriter, 29, performed in front of dozens of dignitaries as part of the traditional shamrock ceremony, looking as dapper as ever in a white shirt and black waistcoat.

Irish premier Leo Varadkar and his partner Matt Barrett, former House speaker Nancy Pelosi, and former Irish rugby player Rob Kearney were among the guests present.

All smiles, Niall showcased his vocal talents with his acoustic guitar and two backing musicians, sitting on a podium with both American and Irish flags behind him.

The 1D star also shared a sweet video with President Biden, 80, to Instagram, and they seemed to get along like a house on fire!

‘Hi, guys. It’s me. I just wanna wish you a very happy St. Patrick’s Day from the White House, from me!’

The 46th US President then popped his head into the frame.

‘And me too! I’m here at the White House, I hang out here once in a while,’ President Biden laughed.

‘I’m glad he’s here, I’m glad he’s here,’ he praised Niall, placing an arm around him and patting him on the shoulder.

How precious!

Niall – who is gearing up to release his next album, The Show – opened with his new single Heaven, before playing hit track This Town, which he said was about his home town of Mullingar, Co Westmeath.

His performance culminated with the Irish folk song Spancil Hill, which deals with the topic of emigration.

‘Thanks very much for having me here,’ he added.

‘As a proud Irishman who travels the world, it’s a major honour for me to be here.

‘Thanks for putting me up to it. There’s a lot of talented Irish singers out there but to get chosen to represent your country on the grandest of stages is a real honour, so thanks very much.’

And despite admitting he was super ‘scared’ for the prestigious gig, Niall certainly didn’t show it.

In a video posted to Twitter, he laughed with the small crowd: ‘I’m not nervous, you are.

‘I don’t think I’ve ever been so scared in my whole entire life.’

The Slow Hands hitmaker earned plenty of laughs from the room, however, having instantly won everyone over with his Irish charm.

And he also seems to have made quite the impression on Mr. Biden, who is happy to have Niall back again.

‘It’s amazing what song does, and you do it so well. Come back anytime,’ he told him.

Ahead of his White House visit, Niall said it was an ‘honour’ to be invited.

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