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Normal People star enjoys a normal holiday in Kerry

Paul Mescal with a fan at the Bianconi Inn in Killorglin

THE most talked about actor in the country is currently having fun in Kerry.

Normal People heart-throb Paul Mescal is enjoying a visit to the county after spending a number of days last week in Dungarvan, Co Waterford.

Staff and customers in The Bianconi Inn in Killorglin were gobsmacked when the 24-year-old actor walked in the door on Tuesday night to enjoy dinner with friends.

The Bianconi posted a photograph on social media with the message: “So thrilled to have Paul Mescal dine with us last night. Hope you enjoy the rest of your trip in the Kingdom!”

Thrilled: The message shared on social media by The Bianconi

He happily posed for selfies with fans who could scarcely believe their luck to meet the actor with a big reputation.

The young star, who played Connell Waldron in the hit series that became the talk of the nation, is instantly recognisable following his role opposite Daisy Edgar-Jones in the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s bestselling novel.

The Maynooth actor is a former inter-county under 21 footballer with Kildare is a graduate of The Lir Academy at Trinity College, Dublin which, coincidentally, is where mush of Normal People was based.

An accomplished singer, he is also preparing to join singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy on stage for a one-off performance at London’s Natural History Museum on July 30.

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