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Revealed: Favourite celebrities Irish people want to staycation with

21 June 2021 - Extra Ireland

Summer is here which means staycations are back — and Irish people have revealed their favourite celebrities they want to travel Ireland with.

The most popular destinations in Ireland, which celebrities we would most like to accompany us and what we expect in out holiday rentals were all revealed by the survey.

It comes as Ireland cleaned up in the European nominations in the 2021 World Travel Awards.

A survey by the Supermarket Aldi has show that a massive majority of Irish people plan to staycation this summer.

Favourite Staycation Destinations

A whopping 90% of Irish people plan to staycation in Ireland this year, supermarket Aldi’s survey revealed. And, 39% said that they would be staying in self-catering, camping, or mobile home with more people than ever looking at the camper van as a Staycation option.

The Wild Atlantic Way features strongly when people were asked for the location of the most breath taking holiday they’ve ever had in Ireland.

From the beautiful Blasket Islands to incredible Inishbofin, from wonderful West Cork to delightful Donegal, the West coast of Ireland won out!

What do Graham Norton, Amy Huberman, Doireann Garrihy, Pierce Brosnan, Henry Cavill, Cher and Chris Hemsworth all have in common?

They were among the responses given by people when asked which celebrity they would most like to accompany them on a staycation/holiday in Ireland!

Others names included Niall Horan and Ariana Grande (great for singalongs around the campfire), Stephen Fry and Joanne McNally (providing comedic commentary) and RuPaul (sheer entertainment!).

The Wild Atlantic Way features strongly when people were asked for the location of the most breath taking holiday they’ve ever had in Ireland.

With 39% opting for self-catering accommodation, there are a few things that we Irish take as a given.

The survey revealed that Irish people feel that bin bags, toilet paper, cleaning products, milk, coffee, sugar, bottled water, matches, condiments, and of course teabags should be supplied, along with good kitchen equipment (corkscrews, tin opener, sharp knives) and hairdryers!

Items that are not expected, but that would certainly bring a smile to our faces if we were to find them in our self-catering accommodation included: picnic baskets, bottles of bubbly, Wi-Fi, cocktails shakers, Netflix, ice machines, hot tubs, BBQs and, as we have all become baristas during lockdown — a coffee machine!

Source: Extra Ireland

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