Star Wars VII reaches Irish cinemas tonight

Dublin’s Spire will become the world’s largest lightsaber this evening ahead of the release of the new Star Wars film. Star Wars Midnight screenings of ‘The Force Awakens’ – which features footage from south Kerry’s Skellig Michael – are sold out in venues across the country. The Tralee Omniplex screening at one minute past midnight is expecting a capacity crowd. Seán Defoe reports from a galaxy far, far away: [audio_player src=””]