Concern over hike in visitors to Skellig Michael

An Taisce has questioned the sustainability of increased visitor numbers permitted on Skellig Michael.


Skellig visitor numbers beyond ‘sustainable’ level

Visitor numbers to the Skellig Michael Unesco World Heritage site off the Kerry coast are now more than one and a half times what is considered environmentally safe.


Public ‘in the dark’ over plans for Skellig Michael

Environmental groups and the public are being left in the dark over the Government’s plans to manage Skellig Michael, according to Ireland’s largest environmental coalition.


Tourist trips to Skellig Islands hampered by bad weather

Tourist trips to the Skelligs in Co Kerry have been hampered by rough seas and a long winter.


Ireland’s profile soars thanks to Star Wars effect

Luke Skywalker actor, Mark Hamill, says Ireland is like a “fairytale world”.


Star Wars producers (quietly) donate €10,000 to Valentia Lifeboat

The producers of Star Wars have donated €10,000 to the Valentia Lifeboat.


Star Wars allowed to come back to Skellig Michael

Star Wars is returning to Skellig Michael.