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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?
# luke be a jedi
15 photos of the sensational Malin Head landscape that's set for Star Wars
Breathtaking.
# luke be a jedi
15 Instagrams of the sensational Malin Head landscape that's set for Star Wars
Breathtaking.
# kerry bound
Star Wars look set to return to Ireland for further filming
It seems Hollywood will be back in the west later this year, but not on Skellig Michael this time around.
# the force awakens
Parents are highly amused by these phallic Star Wars toys
May the Force be with you, indeed.
# 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.
Rey has been added to Star Wars Monopoly after a little girl's heartbroken letter went viral
“Without her, THERE IS NO FORCE AWAKENS!”
# the force awakens
Luke Skywalker has been doing some very lonely Co Kerry reviews on Twitter
No man is an island.
# return of the jj
Is Star Wars finished with filming at the Skelligs? Here's what we know
We got some answers.
# the force awakens
Tourism Ireland hopes this video will send Star Wars fans flocking to Skellig Michael
“We were just blown away by it, it’s an extraordinary place.”
# LucasFilm
Star Wars creator George Lucas has apologised for calling Disney 'white slavers'
Lucas is not a massive fan of The Force Awakens.
# LucasFilm
Star Wars creator George Lucas has apologised for calling Disney 'white slavers'
Lucas is not a massive fan of The Force Awakens.
# A Force alright
Star Wars: The Force Awakens has just taken in $1 billion in record time
Massive.
# force is strong
Star Wars has just blasted its way through Irish box office records
The film could push Avatar for the biggest ever globally.
# where's rey?
Here's where you can buy Rey toys in Ireland, after online outcry over 'sexist' Star Wars playsets
Rey’s the main character in The Force Awakens, so why has she been left out?
# the force awakens
German church holds Star Wars themed mass to attract more young people
About 500 people heeded the call and attended the service, some carrying lightsaber props or wearing Darth Vader masks.
# Use the Force
From Kobe Wan to Jabba the Robert Huth... 8 of our favourite Star Wars sportspeople
Because we have far, far too much time on our hands.
# no spoilers
"I wanted to take Luke as a confirmation name": Here's why we love Star Wars - what about you?
Tell us your memories and thoughts in the comments. Did we mention no spoilers?
# spire wars
Dublin's Spire was lit up like a lightsaber for Star Wars last night
*zhhhum* *zhhhuuum*
# spire wars
Dublin's Spire was lit up like a lightsaber for Star Wars, and it looked amazing
*zhhhum* *zhhhuuum*
# the rod to god
Dublin's Spire has been turned into a giant lightsaber for Star Wars
A facelift for the nail in the Pale.
# no spoilers
The first people have seen Star Wars and they said it's absolutely brilliant
We couldn’t let the Dagobah without talking about The Force Awakens.
# the rod to god
Dublin's Spire has been turned into a giant lightsaber for Star Wars
A facelift for the nail in the Pale.
# han yolo
34 of the best photos from the Force Awakens premiere
These are the pics you’ve been looking for.
# no spoilers
The first people have seen Star Wars and they said it's absolutely brilliant
We couldn’t let the Dagobah without talking about The Force Awakens.
# the force awakens
Finally, an honest Star Wars toy advert
We could play with them… or we could keep them in the box!
# Episode One
The people of Kerry are getting a special screening of the new Star Wars as a "thank you"
The film shot key scenes in the county.
# 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.
# Midnight Show
Here's where you can still get tickets to the first showings of the new Star Wars
Some are already sold out.
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Some people want to boycott the new Star Wars - because the lead actor is black
Some said the film represented “white genocide”.
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Skellig Michael closed to public as Star Wars filming begins
Cast and crew members flew into Kerry Airport yesterday on a private jet.
# the force awakens
Here's why Domhnall Gleeson called himself 'British' at Comic Con
Come to the dark side, we have better lightsabers.
# the force awakens
Here's why Domhnall Gleeson called himself 'British' at Comic Con
Come to the dark side, we have better lightsabers.
# Oh what a knight
The new Star Wars trailer is out and people are losing their minds
“Chewy, we’re home.”
# Star Wars
George Lucas hasn't seen and doesn't care about the new Star Wars trailer
¯\_(ツ)_/¯
# googly
Someone added googly eyes to the Star Wars trailer and it's amazing
*applause*
# the force awakens
Star Wars Episode VII has an official title, but the internet has better ideas
Well done, one and all.