No Star Wars filming scheduled on Skellig Michael

The Irish Film Board says no filming has been scheduled on Skellig Michael off the South Kerry coast. Skellig There had been speculation by an American movie website that the makers of the new Star Wars film might be returning to the island in November to shoot new scenes. Last July, the director of the new Star Wars VII movie, JJ Abrams and his team spent three days filming on the island. The film board says any comment on international blogs regarding a possible  return to Skelllig Michael is ‘pure speculation at this stage.’