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10 Sunny Staycation Ideas For Summer 2018 In Ireland

By James Fenton

May 23, 2018 at 3:46pm

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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. 

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2. Rosslare, Co. Wexford 

One of the pearls in the crown of the Sunny South East. 

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3. Kilkee, Co. Clare

Leave it all behind with a destressing walk along the cliffs. 

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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.

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5. Kinvara, Co. Galway

You could spend weeks in this west of Ireland haven. 

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6. Dunmore East, Co. Waterford 

A peaceful harbour town with some great pubs. More here

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7. Valentia Island, Co. Kerry

One of Ireland's most westerly points and a great base for a roaming staycation. 

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8. Gweedore, Co. Donegal 

A cradle of Irish culture right at the top of the country. 

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9. Kinsale, Co. Cork 

A picturesque port town with loads of nooks and crannies to explore. 

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10. Brittas Bay, Co. Wicklow

Ideally located if you want to stay close to Dublin. 

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READ NEXT: 12 Amazing Irish Castles You Need To See Before You Die 


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