Star Wars The Force Awakens Films in Ireland

Did you wonder where those dramatic scenes with Luke Skywalker were filmed in the recent Star Wars movie?  The Skellig Islands, two small, steep and rocky islands off the coast of Ireland.  Both islands are a seabird sanctuary and the larger of the two, Skellig Michael, or Great Skellig, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its ancient religious settlement. Read more about the Skellig Islands, and how you can visit these islands on your next trip to Ireland at SkelligIslands.com.

From Discover Ireland: Go behind the scenes on the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and learn why JJ Abrams chose this spectacular island in Ireland to be part of a galaxy far, far away…

      Location Info:  Ireland
      GPS: 51.771397   -10.541608
      Accuracy: approximate
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