This week, Dublin celebrated the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in a very special way.

By Ellie Nan Storck
Updated: January 21, 2017
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Last night, Dubliners witness something very unusual: an enormous lightsaber appeared on O’Connell Street. In celebration of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which premiers tonight, the Spire of Dublin was transformed into a massive lightsaber. It’s safe to say that all Star Wars fans in Ireland are pleased—the force is definitely with all of Dublin this week.