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#Star Wars

# star-wars - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Actor who played Jar Jar Binks says backlash over film made him consider suicide Backlash

Actor who played Jar Jar Binks says backlash over film made him consider suicide

In 2015, the film’s creator George Lucas revealed that Jar Jar was inspired by Disney’s Goofy.

# star-wars - Friday 8 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests Huge Concern

Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests

Use of plastic by the 70,000 or so gannets in the colony has “become obvious”.

# star-wars - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Rian Johnson spoke out after sexist abuse forced Star Wars actor Kelly Marie Tran to leave social media

“You know the difference between not liking a movie and hatefully harassing a woman.”

# star-wars - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Mark Hamill has responded to fans petitioning to cast a new actress as Princess Leia for future Star Wars titles

“She is irreplaceable, you know, as far as I’m concerned.”

# star-wars - Friday 23 March, 2018

# star-wars - Saturday 17 March, 2018

A kid from the Toy Show returned to RTÉ to invite Mark Hamill to play with his friends on their road

Sure, what else would an Irish child ask a famous actor?

Mark Hamill shared some lovely words about Carrie Fisher on this week's Late Late Show

They had jokingly made arrangements for each other’s funerals before Carrie’s death.

# star-wars - Monday 12 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Mark Hamill will be a 'guest of honour' at Dublin's St Patrick's Day parade Return Of The Jedi

Mark Hamill will be a 'guest of honour' at Dublin's St Patrick's Day parade

The Luke Skywalker actor will watch the parade alongside President Michael D Higgins.

# star-wars - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Natalie Portman hilariously defended the Star Wars prequels on Saturday Night Live

SAY SOMETHING NICE ABOUT JAR JAR BINKS!

# star-wars - Monday 22 January, 2018

From The42 The GOAT and the Death Star That's No Moon

The GOAT and the Death Star

Even after 17 years in the NFL, Tom Brady appears indestructible.

# star-wars - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Skellig Michael problem: How Kerry is preparing to manage an influx of tourists The Force Awakens

The Skellig Michael problem: How Kerry is preparing to manage an influx of tourists

With a profile boost other counties can only dream of, what effect will Star Wars have on The Kingdom?

# star-wars - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like a fairytale': Mark Hamill and the Star Wars crew on Ireland's west coast Skellig Luke This post contains videos

'It's like a fairytale': Mark Hamill and the Star Wars crew on Ireland's west coast

Actors Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley had some very nice things to say about filming in Ireland.

# star-wars - Saturday 16 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Star Wars blasted its way to a massive box office opening and a tiny Irish village is seeing the benefit Ballyferriter

# star-wars - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you seen a Star Wars film? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you seen a Star Wars film?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

A bunch of TDs were menaced by Stormtroopers at the Irish Star Wars premiere last night

Don’t worry, one of them had a lightsaber.

# star-wars - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The force is with Fáilte Ireland in this Star Wars-themed Wild Atlantic Way ad The Last Jedi

The force is with Fáilte Ireland in this Star Wars-themed Wild Atlantic Way ad

Locations in Kerry, Cork, Clare and Donegal were picked for filming in the new Star Wars movie.

# star-wars - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

# star-wars - Thursday 7 December, 2017

# star-wars - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

This gorgeous story about Mark Hamill meeting a fan as Luke Skywalker is melting hearts

Men In Black screenwriter Ed Solomon shared the tale on Twitter yesterday.

# star-wars - Saturday 2 December, 2017

The village of Portmagee in Kerry has changed its name to 'Porgmagee' for the release of The Last Jedi

A tribute to the newest creature in the Star Wars universe.

# star-wars - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Daisy Ridley hopped behind the bar to pull pints at the Star Wars wrap party in Dingle

Daisy was a bartender before she hit the big time, and it seems she’s still got the skills.

# star-wars - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Lego is bringing out an unreal Skellig Michael set to tie in with the new Star Wars film

Irish 80s kids, all of your dreams have come true.

# star-wars - Friday 10 November, 2017

Disney have announced that there's going to be a brand new Star Wars trilogy

“No porgs were available for comment.”

# star-wars - Thursday 28 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Blockbuster Star Wars film gets up to €3m tax relief from Irish State The Last Jedi

Blockbuster Star Wars film gets up to €3m tax relief from Irish State

Scenes filmed at Malin Head in Co Donegal and Ceann Sibeal in Co Kerry feature in The Last Jedi.

# star-wars - Sunday 16 July, 2017

# star-wars - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie We finally know more about The Last Jedi and Ireland Episode VIII

We finally know more about The Last Jedi and Ireland

This week, Vanity Fair gave us the first proper preview of the new film.

# star-wars - Friday 5 May, 2017

# star-wars - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Skellig Michael to get over 150 extra visitors a day after jump in boat permits Let The Force Be With You

Skellig Michael to get over 150 extra visitors a day after jump in boat permits

Skellig islands are expected to get an additional 150 visitors a day due to a boost in number of licensed boats.

# star-wars - Friday 14 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Stunning shots of Skellig Michael feature in new Star Wars trailer Let The Force Be With You

Stunning shots of Skellig Michael feature in new Star Wars trailer

Star Wars – The Last Jedi is the last time the heritage site will feature in the blockbuster movie series.

From TheJournal.ie 'She was one in a billion': George Lucas pays tribute to Carrie Fisher Princess Leia

'She was one in a billion': George Lucas pays tribute to Carrie Fisher

Lucas, Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill attended an event to mark the 40th anniversary of Star Wars.

Star Wars' official tribute to Carrie Fisher is absolutely beautiful

The video was screened at the annual Star Wars Celebration yesterday in Florida.

# star-wars - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Skellig Michael hit by a 'significant' rock fall - but Star Wars isn't to blame Unblameable Force

Skellig Michael hit by a 'significant' rock fall - but Star Wars isn't to blame

The island is due to open to visitors next month.

# star-wars - Friday 20 January, 2017

# star-wars - Thursday 5 January, 2017

This story about a daughter taking her dad to see the new Star Wars film is just lovely

“And my dad was silent for a while and then he said, ‘And he was a main character.’ And I said, ‘He was.’”

# star-wars - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Hundreds of Star Wars fans paid tribute to Carrie Fisher with 'lightsaber vigils' last night RIP

Hundreds of Star Wars fans paid tribute to Carrie Fisher with 'lightsaber vigils' last night

The fans raised their lightsabers in honour of Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds.

# star-wars - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Funny and emotionally fearless': Harrison Ford on the late Carrie Fisher RIP

'Funny and emotionally fearless': Harrison Ford on the late Carrie Fisher

Fisher died yesterday evening, days after suffering a heart attack on-board a transatlantic flight.

# star-wars - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie These were some of Carrie Fisher's best moments Remembering A Life

These were some of Carrie Fisher's best moments

Witty, humorous, and always outspoken.

From TheJournal.ie "She was funnier and smarter than anyone had the right to be": Tributes pour in for Carrie Fisher Memories

# star-wars - Monday 26 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Carrie Fisher 'stable' in hospital after suffering heart attack aboard flight Star Wars

Carrie Fisher 'stable' in hospital after suffering heart attack aboard flight

“Carrie is in a stable condition,” her mother, Debbie Reynolds, said on Twitter.

# star-wars - Saturday 24 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Carrie Fisher in intensive care after 'heart attack on flight' Emergency

Carrie Fisher in intensive care after 'heart attack on flight'

Her brother Todd Fisher said she is receiving excellent care, but that he could not classify her condition.

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