With easy access from Dublin, Wicklow's beaches have long been a popular escape from the city, especially when temperatures soar.
Wexford means holiday time for a lot of Irish people and each summer sees families descend on the many fine beaches in numbers.
The Waterford coast is something of a hidden gem, treasured by those who know it but often overlooked by visitors.
This list is not about famous places, just suggestions for some things to do in Ireland that will make for memorable experiences or that you can't …
Although no longer strictly an Island since the construction of a road to the mainland, Achill retains the sense of being a place apart.