The Office of Public Works had issued a ban on all boats from landing on Skellig Michael until further notice or without express permission due to what are described as “extremely dangerous” conditions.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2016
It’s not a galaxy far, far away, but by the time it’s finished, the scene at Ceann Sibéal in Co Kerry will be every bit the intergalactic equal of Skellig Michael, as our exclusive pictures show.
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
Damage to the main visitor path on Skellig Michael, the Unesco World Heritage island off Kerry, has been significant but will not delay the official visiting season which begins in May, according to the Office of Public Works.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
The Department of Arts, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht has rebuffed claims from Unesco that it should have been consulted in advance over the filming of scenes for the latest Star Wars movie on Skellig Michael — a World Heritage site.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2014
Heritage Minister Heather Humphreys has revealed that the Star Wars shoot on Sceilig Mhichíl was only allowed to proceed after the film firm lodged significantly scaled-down proposals for the shoot.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2014
Any hope Cork had of catching the sleeping dog unawares has disappeared with their criticism of Mayo’s streetwise tactics
Sat, 02 Aug, 2014
THE gift of a site by Gaelic football legend Mick O’Connell and his wife, Rosaleen, has helped provide Valentia, Co Kerry, with a €1.2 million home for six people with special needs who from the area.
Thu, 12 May, 2005
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