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#007 – The gossip that former 007 James Bond star Pierce Brosnan was filming in Dublin with British actress Anna Friel proved correct tonight when the pair arrived at Dun Laoghaire Marina. 

The stars were on the Dun Laoghaire waterfront filming new movie 'I.T'., a film in which Pierce Brosnan stars as a book publisher.

Deadline.com, which broke the story, says the new film pits Brosnan's character against a disgruntled IT consultant who threatens his family and business.

Friel, a London based actress, plays Brosnan's wife in the revenge thriller. In an earlier scene, this afternoon the pair were also filming near the now vacant HSS Ferry terminal. 

Brosnan also dropped into the Dun Laoghaire harbour based Irish yacht broker MGM Boats and is pictured below with its managing director Gerry Salmon.

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William M Nixon has been writing about sailing in Ireland and internationally for many years, with his work appearing in leading sailing publications on both sides of the Atlantic. He has been a regular sailing columnist for four decades with national newspapers in Dublin, and has had several sailing books published in Ireland, the UK, and the US. An active sailor, he has owned a number of boats ranging from a Mirror dinghy to a Contessa 35 cruiser-racer, and has been directly involved in building and campaigning two offshore racers. His cruising experience ranges from Iceland to Spain as well as the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, and he has raced three times in both the Fastnet and Round Ireland Races, in addition to sailing on two round Ireland records. A member for ten years of the Council of the Irish Yachting Association (now the Irish Sailing Association), he has been writing for, and at times editing, Ireland's national sailing magazine since its earliest version more than forty years ago

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