first_imgStar Wars actor Mark Hamill has given Donegal tourism an amazing compliment by saying he didn’t want to leave here when filming the blockbuster.Hamill, who plays Luke Skywalker, is currently doing promotion work in London for the film ‘The Last Jedi’ which opens on December 15th.The Hollywood star and his fellow stars spent more than a week here filming scenes at Malin Head. He even adopted a picture of Malin Head as his Twitter header picture.Hamill was asked his memories of filming in Donegal.And this is what he had to say about our county.“It’s such a beautiful country. You just have to walk outside and it’s like a matte painting fro an old Hollywood film or special effects. “It’s so beautiful, it just doesn’t look real. It’s just gorgeous. I didn’t want to leave. The people are so nice. They treated me like I was family.“I don’t know what it is but there’s something very magical there. I would encourage everyone to go there. Although they probably don’t want a bunch of loud-mouthed American tourists around all the time.”Failte Ireland need to stick that on a very large poster and plaster it around the world!Star Wars’ actor gives Donegal the most amazing compliment was last modified: November 28th, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalMark HamillStar Warslast_img