The village of "Porg Magee"‘We decided to change the name from December 1st’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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One Irish village is going above and beyond to celebrate the launch of the latest Star Wars film: Star Wars – The Last Jedi. Port Magee in Kerry is changing its name to “Porg Magee” – named after the new “Porg” characters in the franchise thought to be inspired by the puffins on Skellig Michael – from December 1st until the film’s release. Gerard Kennedy, who owns “The Moorings” Guesthouse in Port Magee, joined Ray on the line on The Ray …

“There is one particular popular T-shirt. Luke Skywalker with a pint of Guinness and a puffin.”

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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The FORCE is most definitely with The Kingdom. Of course, if your surname is Healy Rae, that will come as absolutely no news. But for those of you doubters out there, it looks like all that talk of a potential Star Wars tourism boost to County Kerry has actually come to fruition. On the Today programme with Keelin Shanley, reporter Brian O’Connell …