NEW York-based fashion mag editor Samantha Barry, who has close links to West Cork (her mum Mairead is originally from Bere Island and now lives in Bantry with her dad) has posted a video to Instagram, alongside model and actress Emily Ratajkowski, in which the two bond over their connection to Bantry.
Ratajkowski, whose parents have a home in Bantry, is a well-known actress and model, having starred in movies such as Gone Girl and I Feel Pretty and music videos like Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines.
Emily is a regular visitor to the town and is known to enjoy sampling the street feast at the Taste of West Cork food festival, while also supporting local charities.
Samantha Barry’s mum Mairead is originally from Bere Island and now lives in Bantry, with Samantha’s dad.
Barry, who is editor-in-chief at Glamour magazine, posted the video to her personal Instagram page, where she has over 44,000 followers, tagging #Bantry and #WestCork. Ratajkowski has 23.4m Instagram followers.
You can watch the short video on www.southernstar.ie.