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# star-wars - Friday 11 December, 2020

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

Harrison Ford to appear in a fifth instalment of Indiana Jones

Dec 11th 2020, 5:40 PM 19,072 Views 25 Comments

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

# star-wars - Friday 24 July, 2020

Russia accused of firing anti-satellite weapon in space
# Star Wars
# Star Wars

Russia accused of firing anti-satellite weapon in space

Jul 24th 2020, 8:19 AM 23,836 Views 48 Comments

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

# star-wars - Monday 4 May, 2020

Quiz: Can you recognise these Star Wars characters?
# May The 4th Be With You
# May The 4th Be With You

Quiz: Can you recognise these Star Wars characters?

May 4th 2020, 10:00 PM 37,617 Views 28 Comments

Make sure you do the quiz… solo.

# star-wars - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Same-sex kiss cut from new Star Wars movie for viewers in Singapore
# Rise Of Skywalker
# Rise Of Skywalker

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

Dec 24th 2019, 7:17 PM 33,461 Views 65 Comments

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

# star-wars - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Game of Thrones creators pull out of making new Star Wars trilogy
# Benioff And Weiss
# Benioff And Weiss

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

Oct 29th 2019, 9:51 PM 21,626 Views 31 Comments

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

# star-wars - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Quiz: Is this a real-world location or a Star Wars location?
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

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

May 4th 2019, 9:00 PM 27,481 Views 17 Comments

Test your knowledge of the film franchise.

# star-wars - Friday 3 May, 2019

Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca, dies aged 74
# Star Wars
# Star Wars

Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca, dies aged 74

May 3rd 2019, 7:04 AM 37,514 Views 23 Comments

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

# star-wars - 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 18,811 Views 26 Comments

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

# star-wars - Friday 7 December, 2018

How should we preserve and protect Sceilg Mhichíl? People urged to have their say
# World Heritage Site
# World Heritage Site

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

Dec 7th 2018, 10:04 PM 13,227 Views 21 Comments

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

# star-wars - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'There was a Lego set so I said I'd give it a try and I became obsessed with it'
# Building Blocks
From The42
# Building Blocks

'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 44,268 Views 28 Comments

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

# star-wars - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 21st 2018, 10:42 PM 23,721 Views 54 Comments

Tran deleted her Instagram account in June.

# star-wars - Thursday 9 August, 2018

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

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.

# star-wars - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 4th 2018, 3:48 PM 34,955 Views 57 Comments

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

# star-wars - Friday 8 June, 2018

Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests
# Huge Concern
# Huge Concern

Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests

Jun 8th 2018, 2:47 PM 23,144 Views 31 Comments

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

# star-wars - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Rian Johnson spoke out after sexist abuse forced Star Wars actor Kelly Marie Tran to leave social media
# Star Wars
From The Daily Edge
# 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 4,843 Views 0 Comments

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

# star-wars - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Mark Hamill has responded to fans petitioning to cast a new actress as Princess Leia for future Star Wars titles
# Star Wars
From The Daily Edge
# 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.”

# star-wars - Friday 23 March, 2018

Drew Barrymore called Jake Gyllenhaal her "least talented costar" so she wouldn't have to eat a turkey testicle
# Ouch
From The Daily Edge
# 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 4,490 Views 1 Comment

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

# star-wars - Saturday 17 March, 2018

A kid from the Toy Show returned to RTÉ to invite Mark Hamill to play with his friends on their road
# Mark Hamill
From The Daily Edge
# 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 10,268 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
# Mark Hamill
From The Daily Edge
# Mark Hamill

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

Mar 17th 2018, 10:15 AM 3,938 Views 2 Comments

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

# star-wars - Monday 12 March, 2018

Mark Hamill will be a 'guest of honour' at Dublin's St Patrick's Day parade
# Return Of The Jedi
# Return Of The Jedi

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

Mar 12th 2018, 4:06 PM 18,299 Views 30 Comments

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

# star-wars - Sunday 4 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 4th 2018, 11:17 AM 7,630 Views 1 Comment

SAY SOMETHING NICE ABOUT JAR JAR BINKS!

# star-wars - Monday 22 January, 2018

The GOAT and the Death Star
# That's No Moon
From The42
# That's No Moon

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.

# star-wars - 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 25,567 Views 36 Comments

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

# star-wars - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 27th 2017, 1:04 PM 24,000 Views 28 Comments

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

# star-wars - Saturday 16 December, 2017

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

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 15,995 Views 21 Comments

Much of the new film was shot in Ireland.

# star-wars - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Poll: Have you seen a Star Wars film?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

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
# Use The Force
From The Daily Edge
# 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 3,155 Views 2 Comments

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

# star-wars - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

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

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.

# star-wars - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Domhnall Gleeson and Daisy Ridley answered the most searched questions about Star Wars and it was really sweet
# Hux And Rey
From The Daily Edge
# 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 6,546 Views 0 Comments

Serious craic, too.

# star-wars - Thursday 7 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 7th 2017, 6:23 PM 2,888 Views 0 Comments

Stop, we’ll cry.

# star-wars - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 5,618 Views 1 Comment

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

# star-wars - Saturday 2 December, 2017

The village of Portmagee in Kerry has changed its name to 'Porgmagee' for the release of The Last Jedi
# Star Wars
From The Daily Edge
# 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 8,142 Views 0 Comments

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

# star-wars - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Daisy Ridley hopped behind the bar to pull pints at the Star Wars wrap party in Dingle
# What'll You Have
From The Daily Edge
# 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 8,108 Views 3 Comments

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

# star-wars - 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 12,270 Views 6 Comments

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

# star-wars - Friday 10 November, 2017

Disney have announced that there's going to be a brand new Star Wars trilogy
# Star Wars
From The Daily Edge
# 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.”

# star-wars - 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 15,142 Views 32 Comments

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

# star-wars - Sunday 16 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 16th 2017, 4:19 PM 6,515 Views 3 Comments

Can’t wait.

# star-wars - 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.

# star-wars - Friday 5 May, 2017

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

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

May 5th 2017, 2:18 PM 5,933 Views 4 Comments

Ah just STOP.

# star-wars - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Skellig Michael to get over 150 extra visitors a day after jump in boat permits
# Let The Force Be With You
# Let The Force Be With You

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

Apr 25th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,891 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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