Wednesday 21 August 2019

Revealed: Ireland's Top 10 city breaks - 'We're made feel like celebrities there'

Reader Travel Awards 2018

New York City sunset. Photo: Deposit
New York City sunset. Photo: Deposit
Times Square and 42nd Street is a busy tourist intersection of neon art and commerce and is an iconic street of New York City and America

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We asked our readers to nominate their favourite overseas holiday destinations for 2018... here are the cities that made your Top 10.

Ireland’s Favourite City Break

Winner: New York

“New York City! What Irish person doesn’t love it?” you asked. “We’re made feel like celebrities there!”

The Big Apple comfortably topped your list of favourite cities, and for good reason. This is a place “I could go 1,000 times and never tire of…” you said.

 “It never gets boring… It makes you feel connected, alive and exhilarated all with a sense of coming home!”

Ireland’s Top 10 city breaks 2018

  1. New York, USA
  2. Barcelona, Spain
  3. Rome, Italy
  4. Lisbon, Portugal
  5. Paris, France
  6. London, UK
  7. Dubai, UAE
  8. Prague, Czech Republic
  9. Orlando, USA
  10. Amsterdam, Netherlands

More: Ireland's favourite travel destination for 2018 revealed

New York's shopping, shows, food and sights were listed with enthusiasm by readers, as of course, were the joys of simply walking those brilliantly cinematic streets.

“Every time you go you discover new things,” you told us. “It’s my favourite place in the world apart from Ireland. I feel it doesn’t need an explanation.”

Read the full results of our 2018 Reader Travel Awards here.

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