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All posts by Denise Henry

Celebrating 40 Years Of Star Wars

Star Wars celebrates its fortieth year of awesomeness this month having graced our screens on the 25th of May 1977. Unsurprisingly, this visual masterpiece, grew to be a huge success smashing previous box office sales held by Jaws. When Star Wars Fever was in its height in the summer of 1977,  this out of the […]


The Last Jedi Teaser: Rey & Chewbacca Pilot the Millenium Falcon on Planet AhchTo

Vanity Fair has revealed an exclusive Behind-The-Scenes (BTS) teaser for the upcoming Star Wars film ‘The Last Jedi’. The video features Producer – Kathleen Kennedy, Director – Rian Johnson and also includes character stills captured by Photographer – Annie Leibovitz. Star Wars: The Last Jedi Film Location: Planet AhchTo Irish Coast Revealed in Star Wars: The […]


Lands Of Eogain – Awarded Heritage Grant – Inishowen

The Heritage Council have announced funding for 196 heritage projects across Ireland under its 2017 Community Heritage Grants Scheme.The Lands of Eogain Heritage group, based in Inishowen, Co. Donegal, have secured one of these grants. Lands Of Eogain, Inishowen, Donegal Lands of Eogain (LOE) is an Inishowen-wide Heritage group that aims to raise awareness and […]


Celebrating The Life And Work Of Mabel Colhoun In Inishowen

The sun was shining on the Inishowen coast during the Lands Of Eogain event which celebrated the contribution of Mabel Colhoun to our understanding of heritage in Inishowen. The seminar was hosted in the beautiful Presbyterian Church and Hall in Lagg, Malin, a location with stunning views of Trawbreaga Bay. Crowds gathered, see below, at the […]


Galactic Banter With Blabba The Hutt

Described as an encyclopedia to the Star Wars Saga and life long Star Wars Fan; Gary-Matthew O’Toole, took time out of Star Wars Celebration to come to our Ahch-To inspired booth, see below, to talk about the Inishowen connection to the eagerly anticipated Star Wars:The Last Jedi. Promoting Ahch-To At Star Wars Celebration Orlando Gary, a Blabba […]


Walking Through Ireland; 4000 Miles And Counting

Stephen Campbell dropped by the Inishowen Tourist Office today in Buncrana, see below, to tell us of his fascinating story of walking firstly throughout the UK and now the Island of Ireland. His motivation is to raise funds for charity and to be the first to walk the entirety of both Islands. On completion from his […]


Inishowen Dolphin Watching

A happy bunch of dolphins have been spotted off the coast of Inishowen, Donegal enjoying the summer sunshine. The wonderful image by Paul McMenamin, captures a pod of 30 dolphins swimming very close to Malin Head pier. An increase in Dolphin sightings at Malin Head has delighted locals and visitors in the region. You can […]


May The Fourth Be With You At Malin Head, Inishowen

Sunny Malin Head was living up to its name during May The Fourth, as Inishowen Tourism staff made their way along the Ahch-To Way to celebrate the Star Wars connection to Inishowen. Discovering The Ahch-To Way In Inishowen The Ahch-To way is a driving route, inspired by our planet name in the Star Wars Universe. […]


From Inishowen To Orlando: A Star Wars Celebration

Navigating among a swarm of Lightsabers, terrifying Sith lords and masterful Jedi, I arrived at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando Florida, chosen venue of the eagerly anticipated Star Wars Celebration 2017. Where, as you can see below, queues of eager fans stretched all the way from the exterior to the interior halls of the […]


Inishowen Features On Star Wars 7×7 Podcast

In a chance meeting in an elevator in Orlando Florida, I met Allen Voivod from Star Wars 7×7, a Star Wars super fan  and dedicated pod caster of this epic Saga. Allen provides a daily taster of Star Wars insights that has, since its launch in 2014, amassed a loyal following online. At the epic Star […]


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