COULD ANOTHER HOLLYWOOD STAR SET UP HOME IN CO DONEGAL?

first_imgIT’S already a favourite holiday spot for Sarah Jessica Parker – now another glamorous Hollywood star says she quite fancies the idea of one day living in Co Donegal.New York actress Anne Hathaway, 29, might just be torn however; she has relatives in Co Cork too.The star of the Princess Diaries has been tracing her Irish heritage to both Donegal and Cork. Said Anne: “On my father’s side, we have relatives all over Cork and Donegal. Ireland is such an amazing country, and I have this little dream in the back of my head that someday I’ll end up living there.“When I’ve established myself in America, and I don’t need to live near the action, so to speak. If you’re good, the work will come to you. I feel very Irish; maybe that’s why I’ve been so lucky with my career.”The star is exactly the sort of Irish-American that those behind the Donegal Diaspora Project are hoping to attract to the county.The organisation launched its outreach programme at a Letterkenny hotel last week. And this morning a group in Inver launched their own genealogy project hoping to boost the local economy through tourism.COULD ANOTHER HOLLYWOOD STAR SET UP HOME IN CO DONEGAL? was last modified: February 13th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more