May the Force be with them Star Wars makers got ship for free

27th September, 2015
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Skellig Michael: a marine notice requested all other vessels to give the island a wide berth

The producers of the new Star Wars film were given free use of an Irish Navy ship for four days to keep intruders away during filming on Skellig Michael.

The LÉ Ciara had been out of action for several months last year, due to the need to safely dispose of asbestos which had been discovered on board the ship.

But she was deployed in the vicinity of Skellig Michael earlier this month to enforce...

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