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Mark Hamill Named Patrick's Day 'Guest of Honour'

13 March 2018, 06:47 | Lucia Cruz

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The characters included in the latter set of figures include a Sad Porg, C'ai Threnalli, an Ahch-To Caretaker, Paige Tico, a Vulptex, and Luke Skywalker's Force Projection.

Patrick's Festival CEO said: "The role of International Guest of Honour is something we have been considering for a few years".

The 66-year-old actor, known for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series, took the stage at the The Director and The Jedi premiere at Paramount Theatre on Monday (March 12) in Austin, Tex.

Hamill will have a place in the Presidential stand to view the National Festival Parade on March 17. "Thank you so much and may the force be with each and every one of you".

The legend that is the one and only Mark Hamill is coming to Ireland to help us bring in our biggest national holiday.

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"We just said, 'Look we need to go back and look at Empire Strikes Back, we need to look at how Stuart [Freeborn] created Yoda because that is the most pure puppet moment, '" Scanlan explains.

Now we see that he was home, and it was an emotional return for him. "Mark has been a great ambassador for Ireland and it is awesome to have someone of such universal - even galactic - acclaim in this new honorary role".

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His great-grandmother Elizabeth Keating was born in Kilkenny on December 6th 1873, and left Ireland for America.

Mark Hamill, who once memorably posed with a packet of Tayto crisps and then a packet of King to balance things out when he felt he's upset certain people, will be the first International Guest of Honour at the St Patrick's Day Festival in Dublin. For those of you with Ultra HD TVs, the film is available in Digital UHD (4k) from FandangoNow, Microsoft Video and Vudu.



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