With over 15,000 people visiting Skellig Michael on the Wild Atlantic Way last year, no wonder the ‘sleepy town of Portmagee has come into the spot light for tourists visiting Ireland. Not only has our unique little fishing village on the Wild Atlantic Way becoming famous for the filming of two Star Wars movies – […]
Win a Star Wars Break “The perfect trip for any Star Wars fan”. We invite any Star Wars fan to come and visit us to see where all the magic happened. From the pre-production site located in the heart of the Moorings, to the very bar where Mark Hamill poured his pint of Guinness. Stay […]
From Donegal to Kerry, The Ryan Tubridy Show broadcasts along Ireland’s coastal touring route The Ryan Tubridy Show has joined forces once again this year with Fáilte Ireland, as part of its ‘Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way of Life’ summer marketing campaign. Ryan will be broadcasting live with RTE Radio 1 in Ballybunion and Portmagee […]
Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve The award of International Dark Sky Reserve came from the International Dark Sky Association (www.darksky.org). This means that on clear moonless nights the sky in this South West region of Ireland is simply stunning; with many more astronomical sights to be seen with the naked eye as can be seen […]
We hope you enjoyed your Easter Weekend. We were very busy at The Moorings with families, couples and tourists coming from far and wide to savor our delicious fresh menu, creamy Guinness, traditional music and good old Irish craic. Our Star Wars Movie Easter Egg Competition was another great success with so many fans guessing […]
The Ultimate Star Wars Competition – Movie Easter Egg The Moorings Movie Easter Egg is a fun 10 day competition featuring movie stills with a hidden Star Wars message. Each day we will post an Egg on our social media pages and ask people to guess what the hidden Star Wars link is. An example […]
Tour guide Mia Tobin from Vagabond Tours of Ireland talks about one of her favourite places in Ireland; Skellig Michael
George Bernard Shaw aptly described Skellig Michael as an ‘incredible, impossible, mad place’ as ‘part of our dream world’. If you are lucky enough to make the 12km journey across the Atlantic from the small fishing village of Portmagee on the far reaching edges of the Iveragh peninsula to the pier on Skellig Michael you […]
This year we will see even more visitors as Star Wars fans from the movie Star Wars, The Force Awakens will be visiting our small little village on the Ring of Kerry in SW Ireland.
As many of you will be traveling from afar, we decided to put a list of top tips for you, to ensure you gain the best experience possible on your travels.
Ring of Kerry 179km scenic drive around the Iveragh Peninsula in South West Ireland. Dingle Peninsula The Dingle Peninsula, on Ireland’s Southwest Atlantic Coast, is ringed by sandy beaches and craggy cliffs. Killarney National Park The Killarney National Park is located beside the town of Killarney, walking and […]