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# skellig-michael - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Star Wars movie receives €3.43m in tax credits from Revenue
# The Last Jedi
# The Last Jedi

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.

# skellig-michael - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

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

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?

# skellig-michael - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 26th 2017, 9:30 PM 18,541 Views 2 Comments

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

# skellig-michael - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

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

# skellig-michael - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Blockbuster Star Wars film gets up to €3m tax relief from Irish State
# The Last Jedi
# The Last Jedi

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.

# skellig-michael - Sunday 28 May, 2017

We finally know more about The Last Jedi and Ireland
# Episode VIII
# Episode VIII

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.

# skellig-michael - Friday 14 April, 2017

Stunning shots of Skellig Michael feature in new Star Wars trailer
# Let The Force Be With You
# Let The Force Be With You

Stunning shots of Skellig Michael feature in new Star Wars trailer

Apr 14th 2017, 6:36 PM 41,644 Views 25 Comments

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

# skellig-michael - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 12th 2017, 10:54 AM 19,190 Views 27 Comments

The island is due to open to visitors next month.

# skellig-michael - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Skellig Coast tourism plan launched to capitalise on Star Wars interest
# The Coast Awakens
# The Coast Awakens

Skellig Coast tourism plan launched to capitalise on Star Wars interest

Jan 25th 2017, 1:11 PM 11,314 Views 24 Comments

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

# skellig-michael - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Lonely Planet names Skellig Ring as top destination for 2017
# Ring Of Kerry
# Ring Of Kerry

Lonely Planet names Skellig Ring as top destination for 2017

Oct 25th 2016, 9:46 AM 20,651 Views 23 Comments

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

# skellig-michael - Thursday 26 May, 2016

A US news network just paid a visit to Skellig Michael and it was looking well
# Space Invaders
From The Daily Edge
# Space Invaders

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

May 26th 2016, 8:08 AM 7,419 Views 1 Comment

CBS in the house.

# skellig-michael - Sunday 10 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 10th 2016, 2:07 PM 22,706 Views 37 Comments

We can’t get enough.

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

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

Apr 10th 2016, 11:34 AM 3,769 Views 0 Comments

We can’t get enough.

# skellig-michael - Friday 18 March, 2016

Star Wars is heading to Ireland to film on the Wild Atlantic Way
# A New Hope
# A New Hope

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

Mar 18th 2016, 3:49 PM 25,802 Views 41 Comments

The official announcement was made this afternoon.

# skellig-michael - Saturday 12 March, 2016

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

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.

# skellig-michael - Thursday 10 March, 2016

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

# skellig-michael - Monday 15 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 15th 2016, 6:09 PM 30,479 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
# Star Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Star Wars

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

Feb 15th 2016, 2:46 PM 4,490 Views 2 Comments

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

# skellig-michael - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

16 wonderful Instagrams from Skellig Michael in Kerry
# Star Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Star Wars

16 wonderful Instagrams from Skellig Michael in Kerry

Jan 19th 2016, 9:43 AM 5,311 Views 0 Comments

Worthy of any major Hollywood franchise tbh.

# skellig-michael - Saturday 9 January, 2016

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

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.

# skellig-michael - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

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

# skellig-michael - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

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

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.

The New York Times visited Skellig Michael... and went completely overboard
# Skellig Michael
From The Daily Edge
# Skellig Michael

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

Dec 2nd 2015, 9:50 AM 13,793 Views 6 Comments

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

# skellig-michael - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Did Star Wars damage the Skellig? Well, a jacket was badly snagged
# Anorakin' Skywalkers
# Anorakin' Skywalkers

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

Oct 21st 2015, 8:06 AM 17,511 Views 105 Comments

Someone spilled some paint too.

# skellig-michael - Saturday 10 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 21,008 Views 35 Comments

A couple of minor incidents were recorded.

# skellig-michael - Friday 18 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 18th 2015, 5:00 PM 108 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.

# skellig-michael - Thursday 17 September, 2015

9 things we know for sure about Star Wars filming in Kerry this week
# Use The Force
From The Daily Edge
# Use The Force

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

Sep 17th 2015, 2:11 PM 6,199 Views 6 Comments

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

# skellig-michael - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Skellig Michael closed to public as Star Wars filming begins
# The Force Awakens
# The Force Awakens

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.

# skellig-michael - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Skellig Wars Episode II: The Minister Strikes Back
# Return Of The Jj
# Return Of The Jj

Skellig Wars Episode II: The Minister Strikes Back

Sep 8th 2015, 2:49 PM 21,832 Views 70 Comments

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

# skellig-michael - Sunday 23 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 23rd 2015, 8:30 AM 480 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.

# skellig-michael - Thursday 16 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 16th 2015, 10:30 AM 19,596 Views 10 Comments

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

# skellig-michael - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Irish WWE fighter could be playing Darth Vader in new Star Wars film
# Episode 7
From The Daily Edge
# Episode 7

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

Jul 30th 2014, 6:00 PM 34,875 Views 37 Comments

Meanwhile there are new pictures from Skellig Michael.

# skellig-michael - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Here's everything we know so far about Star Wars filming in Co. Kerry
# Episode 7
From The Daily Edge
# Episode 7

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

Jul 29th 2014, 7:17 PM 7,393 Views 5 Comments

Use the force, boy.

Could Star Wars cost Skellig Michael its Unesco World Heritage status?
# That's No Moon
# That's No Moon

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

Jul 29th 2014, 11:49 AM 25,869 Views 80 Comments

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

# skellig-michael - Monday 28 July, 2014

Star Wars filming begins on Skellig Michael as exciting footage emerges
# Episode VII
From The Daily Edge
# Episode VII

Star Wars filming begins on Skellig Michael as exciting footage emerges

Jul 28th 2014, 9:45 PM 7,299 Views 0 Comments

JJ Abrams and crew are decamping to Co Kerry.

# skellig-michael - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Will the new Star Wars movie be filmed on Skellig Michael?
# Skellig Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Skellig Wars

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

Jul 24th 2014, 12:21 PM 15,616 Views 31 Comments

Here’s what we know.

# skellig-michael - Friday 21 December, 2012

Top 5 heritage Irish sites to escape the apocalypse*
# Hidey Holes
# Hidey Holes

Top 5 heritage Irish sites to escape the apocalypse*

Dec 21st 2012, 6:45 AM 11,659 Views 18 Comments

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