That's the buzz, after Nialler and Barbara were spotted on a movie date to see Catching Fire.
The Mirror reports that Niall and Barbara arrived separately at the cinema, with an eyewitness noting, "Barbara came in first and was playing on her phone until Niall arrived."
The source added, "He had a security guard with him, and they sat in the front row so nobody could turn around to see them."
Niall attempted to go unnoticed, as the source revealed, "He kept a baseball cap on and pulled it low, to try to avoid being seen. They clearly wanted to keep a low profile."
They seemed to hit it off, with the insider noting,"They were laughing and joking together throughout the film, and both were dressed casually. You could tell they were comfortable in each other's company."
Barbara later tweeted: "@NiallOfficial hunger games buddie"
So...buddie as in "just friends" or are they really dating?
Niall has also recently been linked with Made In Chelsea star Louise Thompson and X Factor's Tamera Foster.
A source told The Sun, Niall and Louise have been secretly hooking up and "are in a passionate physical relationship and have been together on numerous occasions."
As for the rumor about Tamera, Niall said, "there's nothing in it."
Yahoo OMG UK tweeted this morning: "We just spoke to @OfficialTamera and she CONFIRMED she IS dating @samcallahan94! We SO knew it! #xfactor"
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