The short list
The wait is almost over. From our longlist of 25 places , the judges have now narrowed it down to the final 5. Read the pitches for the final 5 below.
The winning place will be announced in The Irish Times on Monday 25th June. Watch this space!
Village: Ardara, Co Donegal
Suburb: Rathmines, Dublin
Small town: Westport, Co Mayo
Large town: Killarney, Co Kerry