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From TheJournal.ie Star Wars movie receives €3.43m in tax credits from Revenue The Last Jedi

Star Wars movie receives €3.43m in tax credits from Revenue

The shooting of scenes on Skellig Michael and elsewhere has provided a boost to the Irish tourism industry.

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?

From TheJournal.ie Step inside the home-away-from-home for monks on Skellig Michael Kerry

Step inside the home-away-from-home for monks on Skellig Michael

When monks weren’t living on the rocky outcrop, they were thought to have lived here.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

From TheJournal.ie Skellig Coast tourism plan launched to capitalise on Star Wars interest The Coast Awakens

Skellig Coast tourism plan launched to capitalise on Star Wars interest

The Skellig Islands saw a huge boost in global interest after they were featured in the reboot of Star Wars franchise.

From TheJournal.ie Lonely Planet names Skellig Ring as top destination for 2017 Ring Of Kerry

Lonely Planet names Skellig Ring as top destination for 2017

The popular travel guide describes the area as “perhaps Ireland’s most charismatically wild and emerald stretch of coastline”.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Air Corps just perfectly captured the beauty of the Skellig Islands Location Location
From TheJournal.ie Star Wars is heading to Ireland to film on the Wild Atlantic Way A New Hope

Star Wars is heading to Ireland to film on the Wild Atlantic Way

The official announcement was made this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 15 photos of the sensational Malin Head landscape that's set for Star Wars Luke Be A Jedi
From TheJournal.ie Skellig Michael is the very first shot of Star Wars: Episode VIII Star Wars

Skellig Michael is the very first shot of Star Wars: Episode VIII

Disney has released a teaser showing the first scene being wrapped.

Skellig Michael is the very first shot of Star Wars: Episode VIII

Disney has released a teaser showing the first scene being wrapped.

16 wonderful Instagrams from Skellig Michael in Kerry

Worthy of any major Hollywood franchise tbh.

From TheJournal.ie Check out the incredible real-world locations where the latest Star Wars was shot Location Location Location

Check out the incredible real-world locations where the latest Star Wars was shot

The Force Awakens was filmed in some of the most interesting-looking places on earth. And Ireland, of course, is among them.

From TheJournal.ie Skellig Michael's obscurity is about to end 'in a blaze of silver-screen glory' The Force Awakens

Skellig Michael's obscurity is about to end 'in a blaze of silver-screen glory'

The New York Times has made some predictions about the island’s future.

The New York Times visited Skellig Michael... and went completely overboard

“You’d sooner keep a Wookie from roaring than keep an Irishman from regaling a willing audience.”

From TheJournal.ie Did Star Wars damage the Skellig? Well, a jacket was badly snagged Anorakin' Skywalkers

Did Star Wars damage the Skellig? Well, a jacket was badly snagged

Someone spilled some paint too.

From TheJournal.ie Did the Star Wars filming actually cause any damage to Skellig Michael? Preservation

Did the Star Wars filming actually cause any damage to Skellig Michael?

A couple of minor incidents were recorded.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists went to New Zealand for Lord of the Rings. Will Star Wars movie fans go to Kerry? Opinion

Tourists went to New Zealand for Lord of the Rings. Will Star Wars movie fans go to Kerry?

The new Star Wars will bring balance to more than simply the force; maybe it might help balance some books as well, writes Darren Mooney.

9 things we know for sure about Star Wars filming in Kerry this week

Luke Skywalker pulling pints and typical Irish weather. It’s all happening.

From TheJournal.ie Skellig Michael closed to public as Star Wars filming begins The Force Awakens

Skellig Michael closed to public as Star Wars filming begins

Cast and crew members flew into Kerry Airport yesterday on a private jet.

From TheJournal.ie Skellig Wars Episode II: The Minister Strikes Back Return Of The Jj

Skellig Wars Episode II: The Minister Strikes Back

Minister Heather Humphreys says those opposed to the filming on environmental grounds are wrong.

From TheJournal.ie Ongoing legality of wild hare coursing sums up this government's contempt for our natural heritage Opinion

Ongoing legality of wild hare coursing sums up this government's contempt for our natural heritage

The singular beauty of Ireland’s natural resources is as important as anything else this country has to offer, argues bird expert Eric Dempsey.

From TheJournal.ie If you've never been inside Newgrange, here's your chance to take a peek Have A Look

If you've never been inside Newgrange, here's your chance to take a peek

More than 130 buildings and monuments have been transformed into 3D digital models.

Irish WWE fighter could be playing Darth Vader in new Star Wars film

Meanwhile there are new pictures from Skellig Michael.

From TheJournal.ie Could Star Wars cost Skellig Michael its Unesco World Heritage status? That's No Moon

Could Star Wars cost Skellig Michael its Unesco World Heritage status?

The film begins shooting today, but will Jedi knights ruin a heritage site?

Star Wars filming begins on Skellig Michael as exciting footage emerges

JJ Abrams and crew are decamping to Co Kerry.

Will the new Star Wars movie be filmed on Skellig Michael?

Here’s what we know.

From TheJournal.ie Top 5 heritage Irish sites to escape the apocalypse* Hidey Holes

Top 5 heritage Irish sites to escape the apocalypse*

*If you are reading this, it probably hasn’t happened so far this morning.