The recent visit of Star Wars to Donegal for filming got the creative juices flowing for one local musician.
Alex Dean, from Letterkenny, decided to release a new version of the classic 'Hills of Donegal' laced with Star Wars references on his Facebook page and we think the end result is fantastic.
The video of Alex’s song has been viewed over 45,000 times since he posted it yesterday.
Alex’s tune includes lines like, “we’ll feel the Force awaken round the hills of Donegal” and “Inishowen could soon be known for a girl by the name of Rey” and it’s hard not to bob your head along to the tune.
Judging by the lyrics Alex is clearly a fan of the movies franchise, which did some filming at Malin Head last week.
The film’s stars, including Luke Skywalker himself Mark Hamill, have since moved on to the south of the country and are currently filming scenes for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VIII at Brow Head in west Cork and Ceann Sibéal in Co Kerry.
* If you are looking to get in touch with Alex for a gig, you can find his Facebook page here.