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Hollywood comes to town: Stars out for Lincoln’s European premiere in Dublin

Ken Sweeney Entertainment Editor

Published 21/01/2013 | 05:00

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Daniel Day Lewis at the European premiere of 'Lincoln' in Dublin
This film fan managed to capture a snap of herself with Hollywood director Steven Spielberg at the European premiere of the film 'Lincoln' at the Savoy cinema in Dublin

LAST night turned into one of the biggest red carpet events Dublin has ever seen with Hollywood director Steven Spielberg rubbing shoulders with Bono and The Edge, Hollywood actress Sally Field, and President Michael D Higgins.

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The setting was the European premiere of Oscar-tipped film 'Lincoln', whose lead actor Day-Lewis brought the stars to Dublin as a fundraiser to build a hospice in Co Wicklow.

And it all started with a birthday card addressed simply to ' Daniel Day-Lewis, Wicklow'.

In Pictures: Lincoln Premiere

But the 55-year-old star admitted last night that he had doubts about whether they would be able to sell tickets for the fundraiser in the gloomy economic climate.

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