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Busy Jedward snatch catch-up with Danyl

Teen sensations Jedward enjoyed an impromptu reunion with Danyl Johnson, their former X Factor competitor this weekend, when the trio jetted to the capital city for individual gigs.

The Diary can reveal the Lucan twins, complete with their trademark blond quiffs, had a secret catch-up with the British singer at exclusive city centre hotel the Morrison, where Danyl was staying during his visit to Dublin.

The 18-year-old Grimes brothers were back on home turf to officially launch Eircom's new StudyHub at the Mansion House on Thursday afternoon, while Danyl was in town to play a sell-out gig at popular gay spot The George on Friday night.

The British singer admitted he was disappointed that Jedward had to fly back to London for a number of TV interviews, but made the most of his visit nonetheless, stepping out to celebrity hotspot Lillie's Bordello with several pals, after his performance.

"They're great guys. I always have a laugh with them. I'm sorry they couldn't stay around to come out," he told the Diary. "I love Dublin. Everyone is so amazing. I can't wait to come back again soon."

Danyl found himself the centre of attention when he arrived to the exclusive club where the Dubliner magazine's ninth birthday celebrations were in full swing.

Among those enjoying the festivities was actor Liam Cunningham, artist Guggi and John B Keane Junior, who even took to the piano to play a few tunes.

Spotted enjoying a night out at the venue the previous evening were Pete Doherty and Shane MacGowan and Dara O Briain.