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On the scale of Things..Tim O’Sullivan, is an Artist and sculptor, living and working in Tiernaboul, Killarney, County Kerry. Both he and his Artist Wife Robin, run ‘Clay Fun’ Art studio at the family home. Tim was tasked by Declan Mulvany of Killarney Art Gallery, to create in Clay a replica scaled model  of Skellig Michael -the revered Monastic Island, off the South West Coast of Kerry. Tim Rose to the challenge and for the past three months, painstakingly hand carved in alabaster and later painting with a special acrylic re-created this masterpiece. The model will be on display in the Art Gallery to celebrate this years Kerry Film Festival.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

Kerry Artist Makes Model Of Skellig Michael

October 9, 2018 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

A KILLARNEY artist has created a wonderful scale model of Skellig Michael. Tim O’Sullivan, is an artist and sculptor, living and working in Tiernaboul, Killarney. Both he and his Artist Wife Robin, run ‘Clay Fun’ Art studio at the family home. Tim was tasked by Declan Mulvany of Killarney Art […]

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May the Force of the Skelligs be with you...This week Fáilte Ireland is hosting a group of high profile international journalists on a trip to Skellig Michael to follow in Luke Skywalker’s footsteps.  The journalists visit is being hosted and managed by Fáilte Ireland in collaboration with Tourism Ireland. journalists from some of the world’s leading magazines and newspapers including with a combined readership of 15 million. for Journalists Ben Groundwater and Riana Andrews it was a dream come true to photograph the puffins.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC****

International Journalists See Why Star Wars Crew Were Stunned By Skellig Michael

June 1, 2016 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

FÁILTE Ireland is hosting a group of high profile international journalists on a trip to Skellig Michael to follow in Luke Skywalker’s footsteps to see for themselves how the force was awakened. The journalists write for some of the world’s leading magazines and newspapers including the National Geographic Traveller India, the […]

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Star Wars director, JJ Abrams.

VIDEO: Director Of Star Wars And Crew Talk About Skellig Michael Filming

January 4, 2016 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

  TOURISM in Kerry received a boost today with the release of a Youtube video that features Star Wars The Force Awakens director, JJ Abrams and crew gushing over the beauty of Skellig Micheal. The video was produced by Discover Ireland and features behind the scenes footage of filming on […]

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Star Wars’ Mark Hamill Nearly Killed During Filming On Skellig Michael Last Year

Star Wars’ Mark Hamill Nearly Killed During Filming On Skellig Michael Last Year

September 14, 2015 at 12:45 pm Comments are Disabled

STAR Wars actor Mark Hamill had to be rescued from a near-fatal fall on the set of Skellig Michael when he was filming on the island last year for the latest film in the Star Wars saga it has emerged. Hamill, famous for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker, reportedly slipped […]

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Reports Suggest Skellig Michael To Be Closing Shot In Star Wars Movie

Reports Suggest Skellig Michael To Be Closing Shot In Star Wars Movie

August 25, 2015 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE are reports in the media today that suggest that filming for Star Wars Episode 8 is set to take place on Skellig Michael in September and that the location could play a big part in the overall Star Wars story. The team over at ‘themoviebit.com’ in their article […]

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Is The Star Wars Crew Returning To Skellig Michael?

Is The Star Wars Crew Returning To Skellig Michael?

July 24, 2015 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

COULD the force be back on Skellig Michael? The Irish Examiner are reporting this morning that speculation has increased that the Star Wars film crew will be coming back to the site because there are no regular sailings planned to the Unesco World Heritage site for the week beginning September 14. Continued […]

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VIDEO: Skellig Michael Features In Star Wars Teaser Trailer That Goes Viral

VIDEO: Skellig Michael Features In Star Wars Teaser Trailer That Goes Viral

November 26, 2014 at 9:32 pm Comments are Disabled

STAR WARS fans are getting excited at the news that the official trailer for ‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ will be out on Friday. However,  a fake teaser trailer appeared yesterday on YouTube and has garnered over 130,000 views, featuring Skellig Michael in it…for about a second! Regardless of […]

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