The LOVE ME FOR A REASON hitmakers split in 1999 when Keating went solo, and he has been reluctant to reunite Boyzone until now.
Gately says, "We had a long chat about reforming and (Ronan) is definitely in. He said he can't wait to meet up with the rest of the lads again.
"It's now just a case of agreeing a time when everyone is free. We can't wait to get out on stage again for the fans."