Insight Guides | Alannah Hopkin

Filming ‘Star Wars’ on Skellig Michael

The sleepy fishing village of Portmagee would normally expect a lull in mid-September, with the end of the Irish school holidays leading to a fall off in visitors. But this year on Sept. 14, the quays were thronged with a film crew 100 strong, watched by reporters, photographers and “Star Wars”...

Friday, October 9, 2015, 11:22 AM

Food festivals in Ireland

Dingle, the most westerly town in Ireland, is a village by most standards, with a year-round population of some 2,000 souls, though this triples in the summer. In early October, as visitor numbers decline, a familiar peace descends on Dingle’s triangle of colorful streets, and cars are once more...

Thursday, September 10, 2015, 6:00 AM