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Pupils at Scoil an Fheirteáraigh enjoyed a very special visit from a Star Wars legend yesterday.

Chewbacca, the seven foot wookie of the original series and also of Star Wars Episode VII, paid a special visit to the school much to the delight and excitement of the children.

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Filming for Star Wars has been underway at Ceann Sibéal near Ballyferriter since last Wednesday.

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Children from the school sent scrapbooks and Star Wars artwork to the film crew on site.

The crew were impressed with the children’s artwork and arranged a secret visit from Chewbacca to the school.

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Seán Ó Catháin of the school’s Board of Management explains: