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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland



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Ciara-Marie Shevlin,Ciara-Marie Shevlin, 21, from Lisburn recently spent time at the Star seeing what life is like as a journalist. She graduated from Queen's University with a First Class Honours Degree in English and Drama and hopes to complete a Masters in English.

What do you like doing on your day off?

I like to lie-in then read a book and do some writing.

If you were to choose your favourite meal what would it be, where and why?

My favourite meal is Christmas Day dinner at home with all the people I care about because it makes me happy.

What has been your proudest moment?

My proudest moment was when I got my certificate for graduating with a First Class Honours degree - because it was a challenge.

What was the most frightening moment of your life?

Going into the sea in Gran Canaria. I have an irrational phobia of sea creatures.

How would you describe your taste in clothes? What's the most you ever spent on a single item?

My taste in clothes is quite laid back. I'm a jeans and tee shirt kind of girl. The most I've ever spent was around �60 on shoes. I don't wear labels.

Q& A
What would you do if you won a million pounds?

If I won a million pounds I would get married, buy a house for myself and another for my family. I would pay off my student loan and take it easy for a while.

What was your most embarrassing moment?

Clinging to a lilo in Gran Canaria whilst hyperventilating.

What music do you like?

I like a wide range - it depends on my mood.

What sports person do you most admire?

I don't follow sport.

Describe your best ever holiday. What would your dream holiday be?

My best ever holiday was in Nice, France. My Fianc�, Ian took me for my 21st birthday. Then he proposed in a beautifully lit park by the beach.
My dream holiday will be my honeymoon where ever it is.

What is your greatest ambition?

To become a published author.

If you could spend a day with a celebrity whom would you choose?

Kiefer Sutherland.


Car Aston Martin DB3E
Film Die Hard
Comedian Ricky Gervais or Steve Martin
CD The Bends - Radiohead
Book 1984
Actor Johnny Depp
Actress Diane Keaton
Drink Coca-Cola

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