On the last day of filming scenes for the upcoming Star Wars movie The Last Jedi, Mark Hamill stopped by Farrens Bar in Malin Head, where he posed for a few photographs with owner Hugh Farren and a small crowd that had gathered.You can view the moment Hugh met Mark below, as captured by Wallace Media.
Hugh describes the build up to the filming as “the greatest buzz ever” recalling how “people were camping out hoping to catch a glimpse of the stars”. Hugh, owner of Ireland’s most Northerly Bar, tells the story of meeting the iconic Mark Hamill AKA Luke Skywalker below.
In the video you will have noticed the unique Stormtrooper Boot signed by none other than Mark Hamill himself, see below. This unique piece of memorabilia now sits pride of place behind Farrens Bar. The boot, alongside the Yoda Mural which is located at the side of the building, is a talking point for many who want to know the story of when Star Wars came to this rugged Peninsula.Visit Farrens Bar