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Sixteen-year-old Owen Peurois from Wicklow town was delighted to meet Oscar nominated actress Saoirse Ronan at the Coca Cola Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People in Dublin.

Saoirse, who is a patron of the Festival, had dropped in to the Burlington Hotel in Dublin to meet with some of the young people taking part in a masterclass in directing and writing for film which was bring hosted by film director Aisling Walsh.

Along with Annie Keegan (18) from Blackrock in Dublin, Owen helped the film star to blow out candles on a belated birthday cake which they presented to her. Saoirse had been working on a film last month when it was her 18th birthday so Cinemagic decided to surprise her with a chocolate birthday cake when she arrived at the Burlington Hotel.
[Source: Wicklow People]