When Star Wars came to Ireland Intrepid adventurers from a record-breaking movie franchise discovered a place so wild, so beautiful and so otherworldly that they immediately gave it a starring role in one of the biggest films the world had ever seen. Star Wars and the Wild Atlantic Way – a great cinematic double act was born. Star Wars: The Force Awakens smashed box office records and introduced the world to the savage beauty of Skellig Michael, the legendary island off the coast of Kerry, where Rey finally tracked down the long-lost Luke Skywalker. Now, audiences will be transported back to Earth's Wild Atlantic Way in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Filmed in some of the most spectacular spots on this coastline, from the very tip of Donegal down to the rocky shorelines of Clare and Cork, the film continues the epic story of Rey, Luke and their battle against the Dark Side. Discover this cosmic coastline for yourself, celebrate your love of all things Star Wars at the May the Fourth Be With You Festival in Kerry, or just come behind the scenes with us as we go on location... Escape the Dark Side along the Wild Atlantic Way Star Wars: The Force Awakens Go behind the scenes in Portmagee, County Kerry, the village that found itself at the centre of the Star Wars universe. Star Wars: The Last Jedi Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley returned to Skellig Michael, County Kerry, for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And they didn’t stop there. Quiz: Earth's Wild Atlantic Way So you know Star Wars, but do you know Star Wars on the Wild Atlantic Way? Test your knowledge now! Star Wars: the Irish connections A ruthless Officer of the First Order, a revered Jedi Master – meet the Irish actors who have conquered the Star Wars galaxy. Trip idea: Discovering Star Wars Take a Star Wars-inspired journey along the Wild Atlantic Way and be the hero of your own thrilling adventure. Star location: Skellig Michael A long time ago, before Skellig Michael sheltered the Jedi, dedicated monks made this remote island their sanctuary. Star location: Malin Head Welcome to Malin Head, in County Donegal: Ireland's most northerly point and now a hot new Star Wars filming location. Star location: Loop Head Look out for Loop Head in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a narrow finger of County Clare pointing out into the Atlantic Ocean. Seeking knowledge? We can help! Suggestions, recommendations and all the advice a travelling Star Wars fan could need. Ask our Community! More fantastical journeys in Ireland Wild Atlantic WayJourney to the very edges of Ireland: the Wild Atlantic Way, where Skellig Michael is just the start of your adventure. Game of ThronesIf you like your fantasy with some bite, take a trip to Northern Ireland and experience the real Game of Thrones Territory. Getting to IrelandCruiser, speeder, X-wing or podracer... no matter what your mode of transportation, the island of Ireland is closer than you think.