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Star gazing: Jessica (9) Ashleigh Berry (11) meet Hollywood actor Matt Damon on a Dalkey beach

Star gazing: Jessica (9) Ashleigh Berry (11) meet Hollywood actor Matt Damon on a Dalkey beach

Star gazing: Jessica (9) Ashleigh Berry (11) meet Hollywood actor Matt Damon on a Dalkey beach

It's the real story behind that now famous photo of Matt Damon on a Dalkey beach - and it turns out that wasn't a plastic bag full of cans he was carrying.

The action hero had in fact crammed that humble plastic SuperValu bag with towels and swimming gear.

Local mum Siobhan Berry was walking down the stairs to the popular bathing spot when she happened across the Hollywood A-lister in March, shortly before the lockdown.