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Dawn Porter. Photo by Jo Hale/Getty Images)

Dawn Porter. Photo by Jo Hale/Getty Images)

Dawn Porter. Photo by Jo Hale/Getty Images)

IT'S been a good few days for Chris O'Dowd's other half – Dawn O'Porter.

Her book Paper Aeroplanes is a hit with celebs, she's busy filming TV docu-series Undercover Mum, and saw Beyonce strut her stuff in London's O2.

And as if that wasn't enough, she was proud as punch when her husband Chris O'Dowd took to the couch on The Late Show With David Letterman.

Chris has just landed a leading role in indie period film The Coward.

O'Dowd will play scoundrel Henry Blaine in the film and proud Dawn could barely contain herself.

"What I'd give to be in New York City," Dawn wrote. "Sitting in the audience of The Late Show watching my brilliant husband be all brilliant with Letterman."

 

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Dawn is currently travelling the length and breadth of Britain promoting her first novel.

And the book is a hit with fiction fans.

To round off a pretty "amazing week", Dawn took herself off to watch Beyonce's Mrs Carter World Tour in London.

"I love her so much it makes me cry," Dawn said afterwards. "How amazing is she?

"She looked right at me ... I think."

Bray girl and MTV presenter Laura Whitmore and DJ Nick Grimshaw were also in the crowd.

This month, Dawn will join literary figures such as Dan Brown, Booker Prize-winner Roddy Doyle and Caitlin Moran at the Dublin's Writer Festival.

Dawn will chat about her book during the course of the six-day festival which kicks off on May 20.

Paper Aeroplanes is the first in a two-part series and Dawn has spent the past few weeks frantically working away on the sequel.

She headed down to a bolthole in the English countryside with her dog Potato to finish the book.

While there, Dawn said she spent her time writing, eating crisps and listening to audio books.

And her novel has got the nod of approval from Ireland's golden couple, Amy and BOD.

Amy took time off mummy duties to curl up with Dawn's book.

"I'm reliably informed that Dawn O'Porter's book is a bit like herself," Brian O'Driscoll wrote on twitter. "Funny as fook!"

"Love you both," Dawn wrote back.

Amy and Chris worked together on RTE's The Clinic and have remained friends since.

And Dawn is now pals with new mum Amy.

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