The pair only began dating when they appeared together at the Meteor Music Awards in March.
The Irish supergroup, who are following in the footsteps of U2, invited Lisa to play with them on their recent UK tour and Gary and Lisa grew very close.
That year she appeared on the charity album Even Better Than the Disco Thing and performed a duet of Mick Flannery's new song "Christmas Past" with Flannery on Tony Fenton's Christmas Special on Today FM.
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Hannigan also performed live with her own band, called The Daisy Okell Quartet and contributed guest vocals to the recordings of Mic Christopher, The Frames and Herbie Hancock.
Lisa Hannigan's debut solo album, titled Sea Sew, was rehearsed in a barn in Thomastown and recorded in Dublin before being released in Ireland in September 2008.
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Morrison left the band later, and the band were forced to change the name to Polarbear, as another band had claimed the name.
In the band's first seven years of existence, they added drummer Jonny Quinn, released two albums (Songs for Polarbears, and When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up), and toured with bands such as Levellers, Ash and Travis.
The millionaire pop star admitted recently that despite his sexy image, he finds it hard to meet girls.
But now Gary, 30, is blissfully in love with 26-year-old Lisa who he has known for years.