We asked you to tell us why your area is The Best Place to Live in Ireland. You responded in droves, and now the judges have narrowed it down to the final 25. Read the pitches for the final 25 below.

The shortlist will be announced in The Irish Times on Monday  18th June, and the winning place will be named The Best Place to Live in Ireland on Monday 25th June. Watch this space!

Co Antrim

Portballintrae

Co Dublin

Skerries

Glenbeigh Road Area, Cabra

Clondalkin

Sandymount

Ranelagh

Rathmines

Co Cork

Clonakilty

Eyeries

Cork city 

Co Donegal

Ardara

Co Galway

Galway city

Co Derry

Derry city

Co Offaly

Birr

Co Kerry

Dingle peninsula

Killarney

Co Leitrim

Carrick on Shannon

Co Laois

Abbeyleix

Co Mayo

Westport

Co Roscommon

Fourmilehouse

Co Sligo

Sligo

Co Tipperary

Cloughjordan

Co Waterford

Waterford city

Co Westmeath

Athlone

Co Wicklow

Greystones