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Sources have indicated that work on a Star Wars village set is set to commence in Ceann Sibéal.

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A metal track to facilitate crew has already been constructed at the scenic site, which overlooking the Blasket Islands, west of Dingle.

A “village set” is believed to be arriving this week to be pieced together at the site.

It also understood that a large amount of local accommodation has been block-booked ahead of next month’s shoot.

John Moriarty of Cairdeas Idirnaisiúnta Chorca Dhuibhne, which promotes the Dingle Peninsula internationally, says this development is even more significant that the filming of Ryan’s Daughter:

He added one thing Corca Dhuibhne has going for it – is how the privacy of the many famous names who visit the area is respected: