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Greys Anatomy's Patrick Dempsey visits Dalkey Island while filming Disenchanted

Dempsey took up oars and rowed over to the island for a break from filming

Dempsey is currently in County Wicklow filming Disney's Disenchanted with Amy Adams

Neasa Cumiskey

Patrick Dempsey has shared some photos from his latest adventure on Dalkey Island.

The former Grey’s Anatomy star is making the most of his time in Ireland by visiting sights such as Powerscourt Waterfall and Victoria Hill.

His latest endeavor, however, has been a trip to the uninhabited Dalkey Island where he visited the native goats and admired the gorgeous ruins.

Dempsey took time to hang out with some of the goats on the uninhabited island

He shared some photos from his outing to his Instagram stories, writing: “Rowed over to the island today!”

Dempsey’s Dalkey day trip comes as filming for Disney’s Disenchanted has resumed in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow.

Gardaí in the area are asking the public to avoid the town until after Friday.

A Garda spokesperson said: “We are asking people to avoid the area in the coming days as filming of Disenchanted is ongoing until Friday and access to the village is heavily restricted.

“The car park which operated last weekend will once again be open next weekend with the usual supervision and shuttle bus service which worked so well.”

The majority of the filming in Enniskerry finished almost three weeks ago but has now recommenced from Tuesday until Friday.

High profile cast members including Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey will return to the set from 5pm and 7pm and then again for the rest of the week from 7am until 10pm.

The Disney actor enjoyed the local scenery having rowed over to Dalkey Island

Thousands of people are visiting what now has been dubbed the “Disney Village” due to the colourful and flower festooned shop fronts and houses.

Gardai have said the filming by Disney of Disenchanted in Enniskerry is attracting large numbers of people to the village, particularly at weekends.

The Garda spokesperson added: “Sheer numbers and illegal parking has caused issues for emergency services and has restricted persons with mobility issues from freely accessing the area.

“With this in mind, Gardaí and a local landowner, with the assistance of local sports clubs have made a large field available for parking a short distance from the village.”

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