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#skellig michael

# skellig-michael - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

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

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

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

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

# skellig-michael - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

# skellig-michael - Sunday 10 April, 2016

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

# skellig-michael - Friday 18 March, 2016

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

The official announcement was made this afternoon.

# skellig-michael - Saturday 12 March, 2016

# skellig-michael - Thursday 10 March, 2016

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

# skellig-michael - Monday 15 February, 2016

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

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

From The Daily Edge Skellig Michael is the very first shot of Star Wars: Episode VIII Star Wars

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

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

# skellig-michael - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

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

16 wonderful Instagrams from Skellig Michael in Kerry

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

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

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

# skellig-michael - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

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.

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

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

“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

Someone spilled some paint too.

# skellig-michael - Saturday 10 October, 2015

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# skellig-michael - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

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

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

Meanwhile there are new pictures from Skellig Michael.

# skellig-michael - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

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

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

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

# skellig-michael - Monday 28 July, 2014

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

Star Wars filming begins on Skellig Michael as exciting footage emerges

JJ Abrams and crew are decamping to Co Kerry.

# skellig-michael - Thursday 24 July, 2014

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

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

Here’s what we know.

# skellig-michael - Friday 21 December, 2012

Top 5 heritage Irish sites to escape the apocalypse*

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