Paul Martin column: Damon's Dublin welcome Matt; STAR'S IRISH PLANS.Byline: Paul Martin
HOLLYWOOD superstar Matt Damon is set to splash out splash out
to spend a lot of money on a treat or luxury: she planned to splash out on a good holiday on a dream home in Ireland, I can reveal.
The multi-millionaire actor told me of his plans yesterday when we met in London's plush Dorchester Hotel The Dorchester is a leading luxury hotel on Park Lane in Mayfair, London, overlooking Hyde Park. It has a reputation for the rich and famous staying there.
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The 31-year-old believes that Ireland offers the perfect retreat for him to escape from the showbiz world.
He said: "I've been over a couple of times and I really enjoyed every second of it.
"The thing about Ireland is you can escape from everything and you don't have to be a superstar around the clock.
"In America people are watching you all the time and they expect you to act in a certain way but in Ireland you get a chance to be yourself and that's something I could do with in my life."
Damon has become one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood with roles in films such as The Talented Mr Ripley and The Bourne Bourne, town (1990 pop. 16,064), Barnstable co., SE Mass., crossed by Cape Cod Canal; settled 1627, inc. 1884. Bourne Bridge (1935), across the canal, made the town an entry point to Cape Cod and a resort and commercial center. Identity, which is released on Friday.
He added: "I'm heading over at the end of the year when I get a bit of time off the movie schedule so it should be fun.
"I'll probably rent a place in the middle of Dublin for a few weeks and have a look around.
"By the time I leave I want to have somewhere that I can come back to every now and again and really unwind Unwind
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The star is also considering taking a break from making movies altogether and said that he'd love to do another theatre production.
He added: "I've had a couple of offers in London and I don't really know what the theatre scene is like in Dublin but I'm open to offers if the script is good enough.
"I'm going to keep my whole visit very low key. I won't be running around promoting anything which will make a nice change."