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Harrison Ford to appear in a fifth instalment of Indiana Jones
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Harrison Ford to appear in a fifth instalment of Indiana Jones

Dec 11th 2020, 5:40 PM 19,067 Views 26 Comments

The announcement was made by Disney film executives at a briefing with investors.

Russia accused of firing anti-satellite weapon in space
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Russia accused of firing anti-satellite weapon in space

Jul 24th 2020, 8:19 AM 23,835 Views 48 Comments

US Space Command said it has evidence that Moscow carried out the test on 15 July.

Quiz: Can you recognise these Star Wars characters?
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Quiz: Can you recognise these Star Wars characters?

May 4th 2020, 10:00 PM 37,608 Views 28 Comments

Make sure you do the quiz… solo.

Same-sex kiss cut from new Star Wars movie for viewers in Singapore
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Same-sex kiss cut from new Star Wars movie for viewers in Singapore

Dec 24th 2019, 7:17 PM 33,445 Views 65 Comments

Local media reported that the women were seen embracing but not kissing.

Game of Thrones creators pull out of making new Star Wars trilogy
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Game of Thrones creators pull out of making new Star Wars trilogy

Oct 29th 2019, 9:51 PM 21,625 Views 31 Comments

David Benioff and DB Weiss recently signed a $250 million deal to work with Netflix.

Quiz: Is this a real-world location or a Star Wars location?
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Quiz: Is this a real-world location or a Star Wars location?

May 4th 2019, 9:00 PM 27,474 Views 17 Comments

Test your knowledge of the film franchise.

Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca, dies aged 74
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Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca, dies aged 74

May 3rd 2019, 7:04 AM 37,513 Views 23 Comments

Harrison Ford and George Lucas are among those to have paid tribute to the Star Wars actor.

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 18,807 Views 26 Comments

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

How should we preserve and protect Sceilg Mhichíl? People urged to have their say
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How should we preserve and protect Sceilg Mhichíl? People urged to have their say

Dec 7th 2018, 10:04 PM 13,216 Views 21 Comments

In recent years, the island has been host to plenty of tourists… and Luke Skywalker.

'There was a Lego set so I said I'd give it a try and I became obsessed with it'
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'There was a Lego set so I said I'd give it a try and I became obsessed with it'

Nov 14th 2018, 12:00 PM 44,259 Views 28 Comments

Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale has discovered the perfect way to take his mind off the game.

'I started to believe them': Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence about online harassment
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'I started to believe them': Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence about online harassment

Aug 21st 2018, 10:42 PM 23,720 Views 54 Comments

Tran deleted her Instagram account in June.

Space Force to be a branch of US military and will prepare for 'next battlefield'
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Space Force to be a branch of US military and will prepare for 'next battlefield'

Aug 9th 2018, 6:12 PM 18,866 Views 105 Comments

Nasa, by comparison, is an independent and civilian branch of government.

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

Jul 4th 2018, 3:48 PM 34,945 Views 61 Comments

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

Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests
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Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests

Jun 8th 2018, 2:47 PM 23,133 Views 30 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 4,839 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 5th 2018, 7:55 AM 4,033 Views 0 Comments

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

Drew Barrymore called Jake Gyllenhaal her "least talented costar" so she wouldn't have to eat a turkey testicle
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# Ouch

Drew Barrymore called Jake Gyllenhaal her "least talented costar" so she wouldn't have to eat a turkey testicle

Mar 23rd 2018, 8:08 AM 4,484 Views 1 Comment

She didn’t have much of a choice, in fairness.

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

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

Mar 17th 2018, 2:00 PM 10,266 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Mark Hamill

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

Mar 17th 2018, 10:15 AM 3,936 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Mar 12th 2018, 4:06 PM 18,297 Views 30 Comments

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

Natalie Portman hilariously defended the Star Wars prequels on Saturday Night Live
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# Natalie's Rap

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

Feb 4th 2018, 11:17 AM 7,619 Views 1 Comment

SAY SOMETHING NICE ABOUT JAR JAR BINKS!

The GOAT and the Death Star
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The GOAT and the Death Star

Jan 22nd 2018, 4:44 PM 9,071 Views 11 Comments

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

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 25,547 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Dec 27th 2017, 1:04 PM 23,994 Views 28 Comments

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

Star Wars blasted its way to a massive box office opening and a tiny Irish village is seeing the benefit
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Star Wars blasted its way to a massive box office opening and a tiny Irish village is seeing the benefit

Dec 16th 2017, 6:00 AM 15,993 Views 21 Comments

Much of the new film was shot in Ireland.

Poll: Have you seen a Star Wars film?
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Poll: Have you seen a Star Wars film?

Dec 14th 2017, 12:45 PM 23,903 Views 65 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

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

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

Dec 14th 2017, 8:54 AM 3,154 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Dec 13th 2017, 1:08 PM 19,032 Views 22 Comments

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

Domhnall Gleeson and Daisy Ridley answered the most searched questions about Star Wars and it was really sweet
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# Hux And Rey

Domhnall Gleeson and Daisy Ridley answered the most searched questions about Star Wars and it was really sweet

Dec 12th 2017, 6:25 PM 6,541 Views 0 Comments

Serious craic, too.

Carrie Fisher's beloved dog Gary inspired a background character in the new Star Wars film
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# Space Gary

Carrie Fisher's beloved dog Gary inspired a background character in the new Star Wars film

Dec 7th 2017, 6:23 PM 2,887 Views 0 Comments

Stop, we’ll cry.

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

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

Dec 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 5,610 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Dec 2nd 2017, 11:48 AM 8,140 Views 0 Comments

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

Daisy Ridley hopped behind the bar to pull pints at the Star Wars wrap party in Dingle
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# What'll You Have

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

Nov 30th 2017, 3:11 PM 8,097 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 22nd 2017, 9:31 AM 12,268 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 10th 2017, 8:00 AM 3,682 Views 3 Comments

“No porgs were available for comment.”

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 15,140 Views 29 Comments

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

Ireland looks absolutely stunning in these new shots of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
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# Would You Look

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

Jul 16th 2017, 4:19 PM 6,514 Views 3 Comments

Can’t wait.

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 24,675 Views 17 Comments

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

People are loving the Star Wars socks Justin Trudeau wore to meet Enda Kenny yesterday
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# Prime Ministers

People are loving the Star Wars socks Justin Trudeau wore to meet Enda Kenny yesterday

May 5th 2017, 2:18 PM 5,932 Views 4 Comments

Ah just STOP.

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

Apr 25th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,888 Views 23 Comments

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

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