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

Feb 27th 2019, 6:00 PM 18,815 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Jan 2nd 2018, 12:00 AM 25,636 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Dec 26th 2017, 9:30 PM 18,549 Views 2 Comments

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

Nov 22nd 2017, 9:31 AM 12,278 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Sep 28th 2017, 9:20 PM 15,146 Views 29 Comments

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

We finally know more about The Last Jedi and Ireland
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We finally know more about The Last Jedi and Ireland

May 28th 2017, 7:00 PM 24,677 Views 17 Comments

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

Stunning shots of Skellig Michael feature in new Star Wars trailer
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Stunning shots of Skellig Michael feature in new Star Wars trailer

Apr 14th 2017, 6:36 PM 41,659 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Apr 12th 2017, 10:54 AM 19,208 Views 27 Comments

The island is due to open to visitors next month.

Skellig Coast tourism plan launched to capitalise on Star Wars interest
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Skellig Coast tourism plan launched to capitalise on Star Wars interest

Jan 25th 2017, 1:11 PM 11,362 Views 25 Comments

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

Lonely Planet names Skellig Ring as top destination for 2017
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Lonely Planet names Skellig Ring as top destination for 2017

Oct 25th 2016, 9:46 AM 20,678 Views 23 Comments

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

A US news network just paid a visit to Skellig Michael and it was looking well
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A US news network just paid a visit to Skellig Michael and it was looking well

May 26th 2016, 8:08 AM 7,423 Views 1 Comment

CBS in the house.

The Irish Air Corps just perfectly captured the beauty of the Skellig Islands
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The Irish Air Corps just perfectly captured the beauty of the Skellig Islands

Apr 10th 2016, 2:07 PM 22,715 Views 37 Comments

We can’t get enough.

The Irish Air Corps just perfectly captured the beauty of the Skellig Islands
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# Skellig Michael

The Irish Air Corps just perfectly captured the beauty of the Skellig Islands

Apr 10th 2016, 11:34 AM 3,775 Views 0 Comments

We can’t get enough.

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

Mar 18th 2016, 3:49 PM 25,813 Views 41 Comments

The official announcement was made this afternoon.

15 photos of the sensational Malin Head landscape that's set for Star Wars
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15 photos of the sensational Malin Head landscape that's set for Star Wars

Mar 12th 2016, 10:30 AM 28,471 Views 27 Comments

Breathtaking.

15 Instagrams of the sensational Malin Head landscape that's set for Star Wars
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# Luke Be A Jedi

15 Instagrams of the sensational Malin Head landscape that's set for Star Wars

Mar 10th 2016, 11:26 AM 5,175 Views 2 Comments

Breathtaking.

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

Feb 15th 2016, 6:09 PM 30,483 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 15th 2016, 2:46 PM 4,497 Views 2 Comments

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

16 wonderful Instagrams from Skellig Michael in Kerry
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# Star Wars

16 wonderful Instagrams from Skellig Michael in Kerry

Jan 19th 2016, 9:43 AM 5,319 Views 0 Comments

Worthy of any major Hollywood franchise tbh.

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

Jan 9th 2016, 9:15 AM 44,358 Views 31 Comments

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

Luke Skywalker has been doing some very lonely Co Kerry reviews on Twitter
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# The Force Awakens

Luke Skywalker has been doing some very lonely Co Kerry reviews on Twitter

Jan 5th 2016, 7:54 AM 6,631 Views 1 Comment

No man is an island.

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

Dec 2nd 2015, 1:37 PM 21,675 Views 51 Comments

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

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

Dec 2nd 2015, 9:50 AM 8,616 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Oct 21st 2015, 8:06 AM 17,525 Views 105 Comments

Someone spilled some paint too.

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

Oct 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 21,347 Views 35 Comments

A couple of minor incidents were recorded.

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

Sep 18th 2015, 5:00 PM 117 Views 32 Comments

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
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# Use The Force

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

Sep 17th 2015, 2:11 PM 6,226 Views 6 Comments

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

Skellig Michael closed to public as Star Wars filming begins
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Skellig Michael closed to public as Star Wars filming begins

Sep 15th 2015, 9:12 AM 13,606 Views 40 Comments

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

Skellig Wars Episode II: The Minister Strikes Back
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Skellig Wars Episode II: The Minister Strikes Back

Sep 8th 2015, 2:49 PM 21,842 Views 70 Comments

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

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

Aug 23rd 2015, 8:30 AM 502 Views 136 Comments

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

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

Apr 16th 2015, 10:30 AM 19,652 Views 10 Comments

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

Jul 30th 2014, 6:00 PM 34,896 Views 37 Comments

Meanwhile there are new pictures from Skellig Michael.

Here's everything we know so far about Star Wars filming in Co. Kerry
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Here's everything we know so far about Star Wars filming in Co. Kerry

Jul 29th 2014, 7:17 PM 7,397 Views 5 Comments

Use the force, boy.

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

Jul 29th 2014, 11:49 AM 25,879 Views 80 Comments

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

Star Wars filming begins on Skellig Michael as exciting footage emerges
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Star Wars filming begins on Skellig Michael as exciting footage emerges

Jul 28th 2014, 9:45 PM 7,310 Views 0 Comments

JJ Abrams and crew are decamping to Co Kerry.

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

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

Jul 24th 2014, 12:21 PM 15,621 Views 31 Comments

Here’s what we know.

Top 5 heritage Irish sites to escape the apocalypse*
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Top 5 heritage Irish sites to escape the apocalypse*

Dec 21st 2012, 6:45 AM 11,690 Views 18 Comments

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