The Force Awakens in Kerry
Star Wars “The Force Awakens” broke box office records and brought the magnificent scenery of Skellig Michael and Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way to the attention of millions of people around the globe. But the Star Wars journey goes on ….. “The Last Jedi”, due to hit the big screen in December 2017, takes the fans back to Skellig Michael and several stunning places along the Wild Atlantic Way. Locations in Kerry, Cork, Donegal and Clare were picked to appear in Episode VIII. Here at Kerry Experience Tours we feel fortunate to be based in county Kerry, where The Force has awakened. Both our “Undiscovered Ring of Kerry Tour” and the “Dingle Tour” will show you some of the Star Wars hot-spots. Read more …
IRISH EXAMINER NEWSPAPER
The locals in Sneem talk about filming of
The Lobster movie in their region.
“Gerrit Noordkamp, who lives locally and runs Kerry Experience Tours and chauffeur business, drove several of the stars while they were on set, and said the film should be a huge boost for the area.
It resulted in him collecting French actress, Lea Sedoux, the new Bond girl in Spectre, from Cork Airport for the drive to Kerry, and he drove Yorgos, Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz and Ashley Jensen from time to time. He even took John C Reilly grocery shopping at one stage. He drove Ben Wishaw, who plays Q in the new Bond movies, to a B&B on Valentia Island for a short break. Read the full story here …”