It won't be long now until people are jetting off to foreign climes for their summer holidays.
But why go to all the effort of booking flights, getting through security and learning the local lingo when we have some unbeatable holiday destinations right in our own back yard?
Take your pick from the following beauts and get planning.
1. Schul, Co. Cork
A popular spot on the peninsula leading to Mizen Head, the southernmost tip of the country.
2. Rosslare, Co. Wexford
One of the pearls in the crown of the Sunny South East.
3. Kilkee, Co. Clare
Leave it all behind with a destressing walk along the cliffs.
4. Derrynane, Co. Kerry
A must-visit in one of the most scenic counties in Ireland. Take some time to visit the gorgeous neighbouring village of Caherdaniel.
5. Kinvara, Co. Galway
You could spend weeks in this west of Ireland haven.
6. Dunmore East, Co. Waterford
A peaceful harbour town with some great pubs. More here.
7. Valentia Island, Co. Kerry
One of Ireland's most westerly points and a great base for a roaming staycation.
8. Gweedore, Co. Donegal
A cradle of Irish culture right at the top of the country.
9. Kinsale, Co. Cork
A picturesque port town with loads of nooks and crannies to explore.
10. Brittas Bay, Co. Wicklow
Ideally located if you want to stay close to Dublin.