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Ireland looks absolutely stunning in these new shots of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Can’t wait.

THE POSTERS FOR the new Star Wars film were released to the public yesterday – with each star getting their own specific poster.

Naturally, the one that has got the most attention is that featuring the late Carrie Fisher:

And to coincide with the promotion, they released an official behind-the-scenes feature – and Ireland is looking well

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You might remember they shot scenes in Clare, Donegal, Kerry and West Cork last summer.

And they might only be snippets, but you can tell it’s the Skelligs straight away

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And most of the outdoor scenes look like the beautiful Irish coast

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The three-minute-long feature has interviews with the cast, director and crew – as well as showing scenes being shot and the general craic on set.

The Last Jedi is released this December, and this little feature has got Star Wars fans drooling at the prospect

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Daisy Ridley speaks about how the story takes an unexpected turn

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It’s just a nice bonus for Irish fans that such stunning scenery is the backdrop to so many of these scenes

Only five months to go.

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