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For 28 spectacular years, EGT Golf has been arranging golf tours to the world’s finest golf destinations and tournaments. We offer Scotland Golf Vacation Tours; Masters Golf Tournament Tickets and Hospitality; Ireland Golf Vacation Tours; British Open Golf Tickets; Ryder Cup Ticket Packages; Pebble Beach Golf Packages; and Custom Golf Packages to England; Italy; Spain; Portugal; Mexico; the US Open; and President’s Cup. Please look through our website, as we are confident you will find a golf vacation destination to fulfill your dreams.

EGT Golf will customize your vacation, sales meeting, or incentive trip to meet your specific needs. Whether you are planning to travel alone, with a few friends, or in a large group, EGT Golf will arrange your vacation and give you the special attention-to-detail you deserve. This individual attention has continually attracted people to EGT Golf for over 28 years and keeps them coming back!

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Mark Hamill invites Star Wars fans to,
“Escape the Dark Side along Earth’s Wild Atlantic Way” 

New tourism film celebrates Ireland’s Star Wars connections

Dublin, 18 December 2017: Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way has been wowing audiences around the globe in screenings of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. To celebrate the film’s Irish connections, Tourism Ireland has just released an irreverent promotional film about holidays along the Wild Atlantic Way, featuring Mark Hamill – aka Luke Skywalker.

From the craggy summit of Skellig Michael, off the south-western shores to Ireland’s most northerly tip, Malin Head, key locations were handpicked by Star Wars location scouts to represent Ahch-to – the oceanic planet which became home to an exiled Luke Skywalker.

Filmed using  the trademark Star Wars screen-wipe transitions and sound effects which Star Wars fans around the globe will recognise, Tourism Ireland’s new promotional film features a number of beautiful holiday destinations along Ireland’s western seaboard. At the end of the film, Mark Hamill addresses the camera: “Escape the dark side along Earth’s Wild Atlantic Way – the perfect place to get away from it all.”

The Wild Atlantic Way made its first Star Wars appearance in the final moments of the 2015 blockbuster, "The Force Awakens with Skellig" Michael doubling as Luke Skywalker’s hide-out island.

In September 2015, actors Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley returned to Skellig Michael, this time with director Rian Johnson to embark on a new Star Wars adventure, with "The Last Jedi’s" very first scenes shot on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. But the journey didn’t end there. In May 2016, Rian returned to Ireland with his cast for a second shoot in Malin Head on the Inishowen Peninsula,  County Donegal – Ireland’s most northerly point.

Locals were amazed to discover that the next Star Wars movie was being filmed in their community. Hugh Farren, of Farren’s Bar recalls the excitement: “It was unbelievable that Star Wars was filming a mile and a half away from us. The buzz that we had for the month was surreal". 

Other filming locations included Loop Head in County Clare, Ballyferriter in County Kerry – where the crew recreated the 6th century monastic ‘beehive’ huts of Skellig Michael along a spectacular headland called Sybil Head, and Brow Head near Crookhaven, County Cork.

To view Tourism Ireland’s promotional film, video, click here.

More background and stories about Star Wars filming on the Wild Atlantic Way are available here:

www.ireland.com/starwars

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Why choose EGT Golf? Our courteous staff has many years of experience in the golf travel industry and it is our pleasure to assist you with your golf vacation plans. We take pride in our work as it provides our clients with memories to last a lifetime. We realize that you, the customer, are our most important asset. 100% customer satisfaction is our goal. Give us a call when you are ready to start planning and the rest is easy!

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We encourage you to experience all that this great game can offer - be it teeing off at St. Andrews Old Course or watching the final match at the Ryder Cup. Take it from us: a one-week golf vacation package will make for a lifetime of memories!!

 

 

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