Hikers bump into Mel Gibson at the top of mountain in Ireland

Three friends got a shock when they ran into Hollywood star, Mel Gibson, at the top of a mountain in Ireland.

Thursday, 13th October 2016, 10:32 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 6:04 pm
Heather Fogarty and friends Michael O'Connor and Shane Gallagher pictured with Hollywood star, Mel Gibson, on top of Sugar Coat Mountain, Co. Wicklow. Photo: Heather Fogarty/Instagram

Heather Fogarty and pals Michael O’Connor and Shane Gallagher were hiking up Sugarloaf mountain in Co. Wicklow on Sunday when they ran into the Oscar winning director.

“Climbed the Sugar Loaf today,” said Heather on Instagram.

“It was great fun bit of yoga thrown in and to top it all off we met Mel Gibson at the summit! #SolidSunday.”

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Gibson (60) is currently in Ireland filming ‘The Professor and the Madman’.

The film also stars Sean Penn and Natalie Dormer and is about the man who compiled the first ever Oxford English Dictionary.