Lincoln premiered in Dublin tonight

Updated: 20 January 2013 18:22

Daniel Day-Lewis hosted a special Gathering today for the charity European premiere of his new film, Lincoln.

Daniel Day-Lewis hosted a special Gathering today for the charity European premiere of his new film, Lincoln.

The actor, who won the Golden Globe Best Actor award for his role in the film, brought an array of Hollywood stars to our shores, including director Steven Spielberg and actress Sally Field.

The premiere took place in The Savoy Cinema Dublin, which welcomed a host of international and Irish stars.

RTÉ TEN's Taragh Loughrey-Grant was there reporting from the red carpet, where she spoke to Daniel Day-Lewis, Steven Spielberg, Sally Field, President Michael D Higgins and Jim Sheridan, among others.

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Steven Spielberg attended the premiere in Dublin this afternoon

Check back on RTÉ TEN tomorrow morning to watch Taragh's red carpet interviews, see a selection of photos from the starry event and read all the top news.

The European premiere of Lincoln, which was held in aid of the Wicklow Hospice Foundation, is supported by The Gathering Ireland 2013.

Speaking about the Gathering, Day-Lewis, who has once again been nominated for the Best Actor Oscar for his role as Lincoln, said: "I would like to offer my support and encouragement for the Gathering this year.

"What better moment than this, for all those with Irish roots and connections throughout the world, to visit and revisit Ireland. By answering that whisper in the blood and returning to the source, they shall also be investing in the future of this uniquely magnificent country".