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No gong but Fassbender is the leading man at Bafta parties

IT was a night of dicky bows, designer gowns, chocolate and dancing – and the Irish stars certainly let their hair down.

The party continued long after the final credits rolled for the 2014 Bafta Awards on Sunday night and there were plenty of familiar faces standing out in the crowd.

Kerry-born actor Michael Fassbender and Irish MTV starlet Laura Whitmore were among the Irish contingent who partied the night away.


12 Years a Slave star Fassbender may have missed out on a gong for Best Supporting Actor, but he still had plenty to celebrate after the flick scooped the Best Film Award.

The star, looking dapper in a dicky bow and sporting a full beard, looked far from disappointed as he partied with his co-star and fellow nominee Lupita Nyongo.

Despite missing out on an award of her own, Lupita was all smiles as she threw her arms around Fassbender and posed for a "losers' selfie" with her co-star and friend.

Meanwhile, she may not have been up for an award but it would not be a London party without Bray native Laura Whitmore in the mix.

The MTV presenter donned a mini blue YDE frock and showed off her toned pins in a pair of Jimmy Choo heels as she attended the Harvey Weinstein after-party.

She finished the look with a matching designer clutch and covered up in an Armani overcoat.