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# the-force-awakens - Today’s News

Man United's Champions League clash with Young Boys may need to be switched to neutral country
# Hassle
From The42
# Hassle

Man United's Champions League clash with Young Boys may need to be switched to neutral country

11 minutes ago 336 Views 0 Comments

New restrictions in Switzerland have created doubts around the staging of the match in England.

'I'm looking forward to that, it's different' - Davy Fitz confirmed for Cork camogie role
# Fitz The Bill
From The42
# Fitz The Bill

'I'm looking forward to that, it's different' - Davy Fitz confirmed for Cork camogie role

Updated 37 minutes ago 2,755 Views 0 Comments

The Clare All-Ireland winner is heading to Leeside.

Amir Khan and Kell Brook to settle long-running feud in February
# Five Years Too Late
From The42
# Five Years Too Late

Amir Khan and Kell Brook to settle long-running feud in February

42 minutes ago 924 Views 1 Comment

The two former world champions will face each other in Manchester, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

Debunked: No, this poster claiming the HSE will void your vaccine passport without boosters is not real
# Factchecked
# Factchecked

Debunked: No, this poster claiming the HSE will void your vaccine passport without boosters is not real

54 minutes ago 7,682 Views 0 Comments

A fake vaccine poster claiming to be authorised by the HSE has proved to be fake.

Have you seen Shane? Appeal for information on missing 17-year-old boy
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Shane? Appeal for information on missing 17-year-old boy

1 hour ago 6,680 Views 0 Comments

Shane O’Connor is missing from Newbridge, Co Kildare.

New centre to help serving and retired Defence Forces personnel opens in Cork
# Personnel Support
# Personnel Support

New centre to help serving and retired Defence Forces personnel opens in Cork

1 hour ago 2,982 Views 0 Comments

The new centre is in a refurbished building in Collins Barracks, Cork.

Jury sworn in as Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial begins in New York
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Jury sworn in as Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial begins in New York

Updated 1 hour ago 15,892 Views 0 Comments

The British socialite is the ex-girlfriend of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Opinion: Education must be at the heart of all efforts to create a culture of consent
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Opinion: Education must be at the heart of all efforts to create a culture of consent

1 hour ago 1,872 Views 3 Comments

Dr Siobhán O’Higgins & Dr Caroline West of the Active* Consent programme in NUI Galway look at what needs to be done to improve our understanding of consent.

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 16-year-old missing from Limerick
# Shane Griffin
# Shane Griffin

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 16-year-old missing from Limerick

1 hour ago 6,560 Views 0 Comments

Shane was last seen in Limerick city on Saturday night.

Famed Aboriginal Australian actor David Gulpilil dies at 68
# RIP
# RIP

Famed Aboriginal Australian actor David Gulpilil dies at 68

1 hour ago 19,084 Views 5 Comments

The actor found fame in the 1986 hit film Crocodile Dundee but struggled with straddling two very different cultures.

# the-force-awakens - 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 25,653 Views 33 Comments

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

# the-force-awakens - 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 28,481 Views 27 Comments

Breathtaking.

# the-force-awakens - 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 5,177 Views 2 Comments

Breathtaking.

# the-force-awakens - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Star Wars look set to return to Ireland for further filming
# Kerry Bound
# Kerry Bound

Star Wars look set to return to Ireland for further filming

Mar 3rd 2016, 10:10 PM 16,876 Views 55 Comments

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

# the-force-awakens - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

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

Parents are highly amused by these phallic Star Wars toys

Feb 10th 2016, 2:07 PM 4,163 Views 3 Comments

May the Force be with you, indeed.

# the-force-awakens - 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 44,369 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.

# the-force-awakens - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 6th 2016, 8:07 PM 5,243 Views 6 Comments

“Without her, THERE IS NO FORCE AWAKENS!”

# the-force-awakens - 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 6,631 Views 1 Comment

No man is an island.

# the-force-awakens - Monday 4 January, 2016

Is Star Wars finished with filming at the Skelligs? Here's what we know
# Return Of The Jj
# Return Of The Jj

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

Jan 4th 2016, 4:36 PM 19,956 Views 24 Comments

We got some answers.

Tourism Ireland hopes this video will send Star Wars fans flocking to Skellig Michael
# The Force Awakens
# The Force Awakens

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

Jan 4th 2016, 12:16 PM 33,090 Views 32 Comments

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

# the-force-awakens - Friday 1 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 1st 2016, 2:05 PM 22,214 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'
# LucasFilm
From The Daily Edge
# LucasFilm

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

Jan 1st 2016, 12:09 PM 3,952 Views 1 Comment

Lucas is not a massive fan of The Force Awakens.

# the-force-awakens - Sunday 27 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 27th 2015, 6:12 PM 12,840 Views 62 Comments

Massive.

# the-force-awakens - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Star Wars has just blasted its way through Irish box office records
# Force Is Strong
# Force Is Strong

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

Dec 22nd 2015, 11:34 AM 14,357 Views 53 Comments

The film could push Avatar for the biggest ever globally.

# the-force-awakens - Monday 21 December, 2015

Here's where you can buy Rey toys in Ireland, after online outcry over 'sexist' Star Wars playsets
# Where's Rey?
From The Daily Edge
# 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 5,005 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
# The Force Awakens
# The Force Awakens

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

Dec 21st 2015, 8:50 AM 10,172 Views 43 Comments

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

# the-force-awakens - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From Kobe Wan to Jabba the Robert Huth... 8 of our favourite Star Wars sportspeople
# Use The Force
From The42
# Use The Force

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

Dec 17th 2015, 12:01 AM 5,967 Views 7 Comments

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

# the-force-awakens - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

"I wanted to take Luke as a confirmation name": Here's why we love Star Wars - what about you?
# No Spoilers
# No Spoilers

"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 11,150 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
# Spire Wars
# Spire Wars

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

Dec 16th 2015, 2:32 PM 55,524 Views 58 Comments

*zhhhum* *zhhhuuum*

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

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

Dec 16th 2015, 8:41 AM 7,241 Views 1 Comment

*zhhhum* *zhhhuuum*

# the-force-awakens - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

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, 1:13 PM 38,442 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
# No Spoilers
# No Spoilers

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

Dec 15th 2015, 11:54 AM 12,621 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
From The Daily Edge
# The Rod To God

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

Dec 15th 2015, 10:51 AM 26,691 Views 5 Comments

A facelift for the nail in the Pale.

34 of the best photos from the Force Awakens premiere
# Han Yolo
From The Daily Edge
# Han Yolo

34 of the best photos from the Force Awakens premiere

Dec 15th 2015, 9:31 AM 6,760 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
# No Spoilers
From The Daily Edge
# No Spoilers

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

Dec 15th 2015, 7:52 AM 5,747 Views 15 Comments

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

# the-force-awakens - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Finally, an honest Star Wars toy advert
# The Force Awakens
From The Daily Edge
# The Force Awakens

Finally, an honest Star Wars toy advert

Dec 13th 2015, 4:47 PM 4,871 Views 0 Comments

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

# the-force-awakens - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 8th 2015, 9:25 PM 23,050 Views 26 Comments

The film shot key scenes in the county.

# the-force-awakens - 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 21,678 Views 51 Comments

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

# the-force-awakens - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 20th 2015, 10:01 PM 17,332 Views 38 Comments

Some are already sold out.

Some people want to boycott the new Star Wars - because the lead actor is black
# The Force Awakens
# The Force Awakens

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

Oct 20th 2015, 8:44 AM 24,798 Views 56 Comments

Some said the film represented “white genocide”.

# the-force-awakens - 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 13,607 Views 40 Comments

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

# the-force-awakens - Monday 13 July, 2015

Here's why Domhnall Gleeson called himself 'British' at Comic Con
# The Force Awakens
# The Force Awakens

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

Jul 13th 2015, 12:38 PM 43,257 Views 34 Comments

Come to the dark side, we have better lightsabers.

Here's why Domhnall Gleeson called himself 'British' at Comic Con
# The Force Awakens
From The Daily Edge
# The Force Awakens

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

Jul 13th 2015, 8:39 AM 15,073 Views 6 Comments

Come to the dark side, we have better lightsabers.

# the-force-awakens - Thursday 16 April, 2015

The new Star Wars trailer is out and people are losing their minds
# Oh What A Knight
# Oh What A Knight

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

Apr 16th 2015, 7:35 PM 20,151 Views 85 Comments

“Chewy, we’re home.”

# the-force-awakens - Monday 8 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 1,887 Views 0 Comments

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

# the-force-awakens - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Someone added googly eyes to the Star Wars trailer and it's amazing
# Googly
From The Daily Edge
# Googly

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

Nov 30th 2014, 11:55 AM 4,347 Views 0 Comments

*applause*

# the-force-awakens - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Star Wars Episode VII has an official title, but the internet has better ideas
# The Force Awakens
From The Daily Edge
# The Force Awakens

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

Nov 6th 2014, 9:00 PM 3,401 Views 1 Comment

Well done, one and all.