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Why Was Skellig Island Chosen For Star Wars?

When one looks at the sheer beauty engulfing Skellig Island, it’s not hard to see why the producers of “Star Wars” thought this would be the perfect location for their movie masterpiece. This remote, rocky island rests around 8 miles from the south-west coast of Ireland. In the middle of the mystical, dark blue sea, […]

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5 Amazing Facts About the History of Skellig Island

Skellig Island is recently well-known for its role in hosting the “Star Wars” cast, providing an out-of-this-world, remote Island. The scenic beauty of Skellig Island is enough to make one bask in the wonder of its secluded nature and impressive architecture.Star War movie making of.If you’re planning on taking a voyage to visit and explore, […]

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Skellig Islands why Skelling Island is a must visit

You may recognize the Skellig Islands as the remote location that houses Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Force Awakens but there is more to these islands than their brief film career. These two islands have a rich and riveting history and are absolutely a must see location for anyone that loves a good adventure. […]

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Why was Skellig Islands chosen for the Filming of Star Wars

The Skelligs scenes from the most recent Star Wars film Episode VII “The Force Awakens” were filmed at the islands in 2014. The Skelligs features prominently at the end of the movie where the audience is reintroduced to Star Wars’ original hero Luke Skywalker . Filming took place again in 2015 for the next instalment of […]

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