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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?

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 28,297 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 5,169 Views 2 Comments

Breathtaking.

Star Wars look set to return to Ireland for further filming
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Star Wars look set to return to Ireland for further filming

Mar 3rd 2016, 10:10 PM 16,872 Views 55 Comments

It seems Hollywood will be back in the west later this year, but not on Skellig Michael this time around.

Parents are highly amused by these phallic Star Wars toys
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# The Force Awakens

Parents are highly amused by these phallic Star Wars toys

Feb 10th 2016, 2:07 PM 4,134 Views 3 Comments

May the Force be with you, indeed.

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 44,293 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.

Rey has been added to Star Wars Monopoly after a little girl's heartbroken letter went viral

Rey has been added to Star Wars Monopoly after a little girl's heartbroken letter went viral

Jan 6th 2016, 8:07 PM 5,235 Views 6 Comments

“Without her, THERE IS NO FORCE AWAKENS!”

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 6,630 Views 1 Comment

No man is an island.

Is Star Wars finished with filming at the Skelligs? Here's what we know
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Is Star Wars finished with filming at the Skelligs? Here's what we know

Jan 4th 2016, 4:36 PM 19,952 Views 24 Comments

We got some answers.

Tourism Ireland hopes this video will send Star Wars fans flocking to Skellig Michael
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Tourism Ireland hopes this video will send Star Wars fans flocking to Skellig Michael

Jan 4th 2016, 12:16 PM 33,068 Views 32 Comments

“We were just blown away by it, it’s an extraordinary place.”

Star Wars creator George Lucas has apologised for calling Disney 'white slavers'
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Star Wars creator George Lucas has apologised for calling Disney 'white slavers'

Jan 1st 2016, 2:05 PM 22,194 Views 53 Comments

Lucas is not a massive fan of The Force Awakens.

Star Wars creator George Lucas has apologised for calling Disney 'white slavers'
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# LucasFilm

Star Wars creator George Lucas has apologised for calling Disney 'white slavers'

Jan 1st 2016, 12:09 PM 3,947 Views 1 Comment

Lucas is not a massive fan of The Force Awakens.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has just taken in $1 billion in record time
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens has just taken in $1 billion in record time

Dec 27th 2015, 6:12 PM 12,835 Views 62 Comments

Massive.

Star Wars has just blasted its way through Irish box office records
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Star Wars has just blasted its way through Irish box office records

Dec 22nd 2015, 11:34 AM 14,353 Views 53 Comments

The film could push Avatar for the biggest ever globally.

Here's where you can buy Rey toys in Ireland, after online outcry over 'sexist' Star Wars playsets
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# Where's Rey?

Here's where you can buy Rey toys in Ireland, after online outcry over 'sexist' Star Wars playsets

Dec 21st 2015, 12:16 PM 4,996 Views 12 Comments

Rey’s the main character in The Force Awakens, so why has she been left out?

German church holds Star Wars themed mass to attract more young people
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German church holds Star Wars themed mass to attract more young people

Dec 21st 2015, 8:50 AM 10,147 Views 43 Comments

About 500 people heeded the call and attended the service, some carrying lightsaber props or wearing Darth Vader masks.

From Kobe Wan to Jabba the Robert Huth... 8 of our favourite Star Wars sportspeople
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From Kobe Wan to Jabba the Robert Huth... 8 of our favourite Star Wars sportspeople

Dec 17th 2015, 12:01 AM 5,936 Views 7 Comments

Because we have far, far too much time on our hands.

"I wanted to take Luke as a confirmation name": Here's why we love Star Wars - what about you?
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"I wanted to take Luke as a confirmation name": Here's why we love Star Wars - what about you?

Dec 16th 2015, 4:53 PM 11,136 Views 24 Comments

Tell us your memories and thoughts in the comments. Did we mention no spoilers?

Dublin's Spire was lit up like a lightsaber for Star Wars last night
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Dublin's Spire was lit up like a lightsaber for Star Wars last night

Dec 16th 2015, 2:32 PM 55,451 Views 58 Comments

*zhhhum* *zhhhuuum*

Dublin's Spire was lit up like a lightsaber for Star Wars, and it looked amazing
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# Spire Wars

Dublin's Spire was lit up like a lightsaber for Star Wars, and it looked amazing

Dec 16th 2015, 8:41 AM 7,227 Views 1 Comment

*zhhhum* *zhhhuuum*

Dublin's Spire has been turned into a giant lightsaber for Star Wars
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Dublin's Spire has been turned into a giant lightsaber for Star Wars

Dec 15th 2015, 1:13 PM 38,438 Views 49 Comments

A facelift for the nail in the Pale.

The first people have seen Star Wars and they said it's absolutely brilliant
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The first people have seen Star Wars and they said it's absolutely brilliant

Dec 15th 2015, 11:54 AM 12,618 Views 35 Comments

We couldn’t let the Dagobah without talking about The Force Awakens.

Dublin's Spire has been turned into a giant lightsaber for Star Wars
# The Rod To God
# The Rod To God

Dublin's Spire has been turned into a giant lightsaber for Star Wars

Dec 15th 2015, 10:51 AM 26,675 Views 5 Comments

A facelift for the nail in the Pale.

34 of the best photos from the Force Awakens premiere
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# Han Yolo

34 of the best photos from the Force Awakens premiere

Dec 15th 2015, 9:31 AM 6,748 Views 2 Comments

These are the pics you’ve been looking for.

The first people have seen Star Wars and they said it's absolutely brilliant
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# No Spoilers

The first people have seen Star Wars and they said it's absolutely brilliant

Dec 15th 2015, 7:52 AM 5,743 Views 15 Comments

We couldn’t let the Dagobah without talking about The Force Awakens.

Finally, an honest Star Wars toy advert
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Finally, an honest Star Wars toy advert

Dec 13th 2015, 4:47 PM 4,860 Views 0 Comments

We could play with them… or we could keep them in the box!

The people of Kerry are getting a special screening of the new Star Wars as a "thank you"
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The people of Kerry are getting a special screening of the new Star Wars as a "thank you"

Dec 8th 2015, 9:25 PM 23,046 Views 26 Comments

The film shot key scenes in the county.

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 21,666 Views 51 Comments

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

Here's where you can still get tickets to the first showings of the new Star Wars
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Here's where you can still get tickets to the first showings of the new Star Wars

Oct 20th 2015, 10:01 PM 17,328 Views 38 Comments

Some are already sold out.

Some people want to boycott the new Star Wars - because the lead actor is black
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Some people want to boycott the new Star Wars - because the lead actor is black

Oct 20th 2015, 8:44 AM 24,796 Views 56 Comments

Some said the film represented “white genocide”.

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 13,600 Views 40 Comments

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

Here's why Domhnall Gleeson called himself 'British' at Comic Con
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Here's why Domhnall Gleeson called himself 'British' at Comic Con

Jul 13th 2015, 12:38 PM 43,197 Views 34 Comments

Come to the dark side, we have better lightsabers.

Here's why Domhnall Gleeson called himself 'British' at Comic Con
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Here's why Domhnall Gleeson called himself 'British' at Comic Con

Jul 13th 2015, 8:39 AM 15,041 Views 6 Comments

Come to the dark side, we have better lightsabers.

The new Star Wars trailer is out and people are losing their minds
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The new Star Wars trailer is out and people are losing their minds

Apr 16th 2015, 7:35 PM 20,148 Views 85 Comments

“Chewy, we’re home.”

George Lucas hasn't seen and doesn't care about the new Star Wars trailer
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# Star Wars

George Lucas hasn't seen and doesn't care about the new Star Wars trailer

Dec 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 1,885 Views 0 Comments

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Someone added googly eyes to the Star Wars trailer and it's amazing
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Someone added googly eyes to the Star Wars trailer and it's amazing

Nov 30th 2014, 11:55 AM 4,312 Views 0 Comments

*applause*

Star Wars Episode VII has an official title, but the internet has better ideas
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Star Wars Episode VII has an official title, but the internet has better ideas

Nov 6th 2014, 9:00 PM 3,395 Views 1 Comment

Well done, one and all.