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Same Red Carpet, But Home Soil Makes Difference for Young Star

January 27, 2010

Red carpets, interviews and autographs have become a regular part of life for teenage actor Saoirse Ronan.

The 15-year-old came to The Savoy Cinema in Dublin last night for the premiere of her latest film, The Lovely Bones , and amid scores of photographs, fans and journalists she displayed the kind of poise and presence you’d expect from her more experienced co-stars Susan Sarandon, Rachel Weisz and Mark Wahlberg.

A busy promotional tour has seen the youngster travel to Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Paris, London and coast-to-coast in the US over the last few weeks, but she said last night’s show was the one she had been waiting for.

“It’s really important for me because I feel like Dublin is my home,” she said. Read More