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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Sausages, Sunday roast and the banter: what Irish stars abroad miss about home

Laura Larkin

Published 04/07/2014 | 07:44

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Jennifer Gibney in Ryan Sheridan's 'Home' video
Jennifer Gibney in Ryan Sheridan's 'Home' video

You can take the superstar out of Ireland but our biggest and best will always miss home.

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One Direction hunk Niall Horan admitted that what he misses most when he hits the road is a home-cooked Irish breakfast.

In a new music video the Mullingar native confessed that as he travels the world playing to sell-out crowds that the thing he craves the most from home are Clonakilty sausages.

The video for Ryan Sheridan's song Home, a featured track in the box office hit Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie, features the cheeky 1D star holding a hand-written sign indicating that what he misses most is the Cork-made sausages.

Liam Cunningham in Ryan Sheridan's 'Home' video
Liam Cunningham in Ryan Sheridan's 'Home' video

Singer Ryan put the call out on his social media to ex-pats across the globe and asked them to creatively express what they missed most about home.

Celebrities rushed to pay tribute to what Ireland means to them proving that homesickness can affect just about anyone.

Joined by a host of Irish celebs, Niall is not alone in missing the Emerald Isle. Hollywood stunner Saoirse Ronan craves her mammy's roast dinner when she is on-location filming blockbuster hits.

TV babe Laura Whitmore longs for chicken fillet rolls when she is away from home. The UK based-presenter touched down in Dublin yesterday so hopefully she managed to satisfy that particular craving .

A pint of the black stuff is what causes footballer Robbie Keane to long for home.

Brendan O'Carroll in Ryan Sheridan's 'Home' video
Brendan O'Carroll in Ryan Sheridan's 'Home' video

Boyzone said what they miss most is the view of sun setting over Ballymun.

Actor Liam Cunningham wishes he could export "the banter" when he leaves and Brendan O'Carroll simply misses 'his Dublin'.

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