I WOULD say this, but to me, Irish people are the funniest in the worldActor and writer Sharon Horgan on what fills her heart about Ireland
You know, sometimes I feel sorry for people who aren't from here!Actor Jamie-Lee O'Donnell on her home, Northern Ireland
Did sea define the land or land the sea? Each drew new meaning from the waves' collisionPoet Seamus Heaney on Ireland's connection to its coastline
What fills everyone else's heart?
The wilder side of Ireland… it blew my mind.Chris Hill, landscape photographer, Belfast
Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, County Antrim
In spring when the call of the cuckoo echoes in the silence, it’s a magic place.Colm Malone, park ranger, Clara Bog, County Offaly
Clara Bog, County Offaly
The Victorian bathing spot known as “The Vico” is my most cherished place to swim.Aoife Carrigy, writer, Dublin
The Vico, County Dublin
The people .. the land, the history. It's a very special experience to come here.Michelle Moroney, yoga instructor, County Clare
Cliffs of Moher, County Clare
In terms of nightlife, you can’t get better than the Duke of York, it’s a great place, a proper pub.Ryan Crown, Neighbourhood Café, Belfast
Duke of York pub, Belfast
I love the view of Galway Bay and I love the people, they are so friendly.Francis Beatty, knitwear shop owner, Inis Mór, Aran Islands, County Galway
Inis Mór, Aran Islands, County Galway
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