Saturday 14 December 2019

A secret Directioner: Holly Carpenter shares photo with Harry Styles

Holly Carpenter is clearly enjoying the perks of celebrity as she was granted an exclusive meet and greet with One Direction's Harry Styles.

The former Miss Ireland was gifted the tickets at the last minute by rugby star boyfriend Cian Healy.

And their high profile managed to pull a few strings as she excitedly posted a photo of her and Harry backstage at the Croke Park gig.

She posted the photo online, saying: "Feeling Harry," proudly showing off her newly dyed blonde hair.

Her boyfriend of nearly two years wrote joked about her excitement at seeing the world's biggest boyband play Croke Park.

Harry Styles of One Direction in concert at Croke Park, Dublin.. Picture:Arthur Carron

"So told @Holly0910 I was taking her to one direction tonight. She's both laughing and crying with excitement now. @NiallOfficial it's gas," he said.

Harry and his bandmates Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Liam Payne are playing their last night at Croker tonight after three gigs, attracting an estimated audience of 240,000.

Liam Payne and Niall Horan of One Direction in concert at Croke Park, Dublin.. Picture:Arthur Carron

The band, who have booked several suites at the Fitzwilliam Hotel, are only staying at the Stephen's Green base tonight after jetting to and from the UK and Scotland for separate gigs in between.

Yesterday afternoon, they opened BBC's Radio One Big Weekend festival before jetting back to Ireland for the  second night of their Irish tour.

One Direction in Ireland in 2011

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