‘Love King crisps!’: Natalie Dormer is mad into some VERY Irish snacks


Many of us Irish who have ever lived abroad can probably sympathise with actress Natalie Dormer. 

The Game of Thrones star has recently revealed that she loves the Irish grub so much that she is no stranger to smuggling a few samples out of the country to her home in the UK. 

And it seems that a certain tea brand really tickles her fancy, as well as brown bread and a good aul packet of crisps. 

"Soda bread blew my mind. We still get Lyons tea bags shipped back home. And King Crisps. I am the one carrying King Crisps and Lyons tea when leaving Dublin," said the 34-year-old to the Irish Times. 

It seems that the British actress really knows her Irish food which is perhaps not that surprising considering she is engaged to Irish film director Anthony Byrne. 

Oh and she spends quite a bit of time filming in Northern Ireland. 

"I saw a woman having about two pounds of Kerrygold butter removed from her luggage in Dublin Airport the other week. 'You can get that at Waitrose, darling,' she says. 'But you can’t get Clonakilty black pudding.' "

Touché, Dormer. 

And it's not just the food because Natalie genuinely seems to love Ireland. 

"I spent the last five years going back and forwards to Belfast and enjoying beautiful landscapes to shoot Thrones. I met my other half shooting The Tudors 10 years ago.

"My great- great grandmother is Irish. So I have an emotional connection to the place."

We like this one, can we keep her? 

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