Thursday 22 March 2018

Top US network CBS visits 'magical' Skellig Michael

Monastery at Skellig Michael as featured on CBS news newsdesk

It made its debut in Hollywood on Star Wars Episode VII last year and now Skellig Michael has been featured on top US network CBS.

Reporter Mark Philips from the US network travelled to the Co Kerry island as part of the 'This Morning' show and the results were pretty spectacular.

Instead of being greeted by Luke Skywalker the US reporter was shown the island by tour guide Bob Harris.

The piece five and a half minute piece, which appeared on the network's website, featured interviews with a number of US tourists who had travelled to the island after seeing the Star Wars movie.

Afterwards presenters remarked on how well the island looked.

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