Whether we know it or not, the former fire-eater is now not just Ireland's best known actor, he's one of its biggest fans.
There is also a performance by a fire-eater who keeps the children on the edge of their seats.
Take a warm starlit night in the desert, add hundreds of low tables of exotic food laid out on carpets on the sand, then bring on the belly-dancers, the camels and the fire-eaters .
This year the traditional parade will be replaced by a colourful street carnival, complete with fire-eaters , trapeze artists, stilt acrobats and costumes galore.
The parade featured jugglers, fire-eaters , stilt walkers, royal lookalikes, Wonder Woman and characters from the Wizard of Oz.
Everywhere amazing spectacles were being performed, as crowds gathered and applauded the snake charmers, coal-walkers, and fire-eaters .
Visitors will be able stroll around the Gardens exploring the glasshouses lit up, accompanied by glass blowing demonstrations, fire-eaters and jugglers.
Silver-coated mime artists, preening pipers and flaming fire-eaters clog every city thoroughfare.
The evening begins with champagne and includes a four-course banquet, unlimited drinks and entertainment from minstrels, jesters and fire-eaters .
All around me are jugglers and fortune-tellers, dancers and fire-eaters , and every few steps is another stall with a vendor eager to squeeze fresh orange juice.