Friends star Courteney Cox is reportedly dating Snow Patrol star Johnny McDaid.

The 49-year-old Cougar Town actress was accompanied to her friend Jennifer Aniston's Christmas party on Sunday by the 37-year-old Irish pianist-and-guitarist, according to a report.

Speaking to Life & Style magazine, a source said: ''They arrived around 7pm and left together about three hours later. She drove and he sat in the passenger seat.''

Another insider added: ''Courteney definitely looked like she was on a date! They were holding hands during the party.''

Courteney has a nine-year-old daughter, Coco, with ex-husband David Arquette