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Holiday heroes: What to pack for your staycation

This summer, we're swapping trips to far-flung destinations for something a little closer to home. Meadhbh McGrath breaks down the key pieces for travelling in style.

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Kate Middleton in a floral summer dress. Photo: Getty Images

Kate Middleton in a floral summer dress. Photo: Getty Images

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Midi green floral dress (€89) from & Other Stories

Midi green floral dress (€89) from & Other Stories

Batoko one-piece (€55)

Batoko one-piece (€55)

Chimi sunglasses (€39.99) from H&M

Chimi sunglasses (€39.99) from H&M

Woven bag from Next (€60)

Woven bag from Next (€60)

Navy dress from COS (€49)

Navy dress from COS (€49)

Teva sandal from Office (€44)

Teva sandal from Office (€44)

Casa Raki swimsuit (€198)

Casa Raki swimsuit (€198)

Whistles cropped style trousers (€85) from Brown Thomas

Whistles cropped style trousers (€85) from Brown Thomas

Topshop’s sleek peep-toe slingbacks (from €18)

Topshop’s sleek peep-toe slingbacks (from €18)

Mango’s embroidered shopper (€39.99)

Mango’s embroidered shopper (€39.99)

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Kate Middleton in a floral summer dress. Photo: Getty Images

This summer, Ireland is set to be a staycation nation. Travel restrictions have officially lifted, and as the hospitality sector slowly reopens, many of us will be looking to replace holidays abroad with a home-grown getaway over the coming months.

But in between scouting out local attractions, browsing hotels and tracking down the best beaches, there's the issue of what to wear. We've spent much of the last three months around the house in some lifeless variation of leggings, T-shirts and slippers, but a trip away - even if only an hour's drive from home - calls for a wardrobe change.