Farrell spends Christmas with sick children

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2011, 10:24 AM IST

Los Angeles: Irish actor Colin Farrell spread some Christmas cheer among sick children by paying them a surprise visit at a hospital on Sunday.

On Christmas Day, the `In Bruges` star made a surprise visit to Our Lady`s Children`s Hospital in Dublin, Ireland to deliver more than 100 presents to the kids, reported Aceshowbiz.

Neither the press nor the paparazzi were tipped off about Farrell`s surprise visit. Some of the children`s relatives took to Twitter to share their excitement over the 35-year-old actor`s visit.

One of the relatives wrote, "Just chatting with #ColinFarrell who is in with presents for the kids here in #Crumlin. No tv/media, a gentleman and genuine."

Another one tweeted, "Just met Colin Farrell he came to meet the kids in crumlin hospital really nice man. fair play to him putting a smile on the childrens faces (sic)."

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