Amelia O’Driscoll from The Glen, along with Miriam Slattery (Mahon) and her son Adam, were among those discussing Shane’s career on the “Hop on, Hop off” bus linking Cork city to some of Shane’s favourite places.
“I used to rent it with another actor. We had mad parties there, all with different themes. At Halloween, we rented a smoke machine and decorated the garden with headstones. I can remember one particular party where we had an ‘under the sea’ theme. One girl dressed as a boot.” He remembered how people were dressed as fish and guests playing Spin the Bottle. “They were great days,” he laughed.
“99 times out of 100 I will oblige with a photograph or autograph but it’s the one time that you don’t that people remember. The only times I’ve had to say no is when it’s not the appropriate time. I might be with someone who has just had bad news and burst into tears next to me, and in these situations, I have to explain that it’s not a good time.”
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