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QUIZ: Which island should you buy for you and your friends?

Share the dream – and the chance to plan the trip of a lifetime.

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AT THE HEIGHT OF rush hour, while shoved dangerously close to someone’s armpit with the jerking along at 0.5 miles an hour, do you ever wonder what it might be like to buy your own hideout somewhere far, far, away?

Perhaps a tranquil retreat off the Irish coast, or a tropical paradise in the Caribbean Sea. Somewhere you could relax, get away from the hustle and bustle, and chill out with your mates.

You might not be a millionaire just yet, but we want to give you the chance to share your dream of world travel with a little something: a €500 holiday voucher towards your dream trip away.

To be in with a chance, take our quiz below to find out what your perfect, private island would look like. Share your result on Facebook or Twitter and – as long as you’re over 18 – you’ll be entered into our draw.

1. Ideally, where would you like to live with your friends?
Ireland
Europe

The Caribbean
The US
2. Which of these are most important to you?
Beautiful views
Golden sandy beaches

Total, utter privacy
Access to luxurious parties nearby
3. Pick an animal you'd love to see on your island.
Grey seals
Bottlenose dolphins

Red deer
Sea turtles
4. What kind of a house would you all like to live in?
Anything with a modern design
A converted farmhouse

I'd like to build it from scratch
I need lots and lots of space
5. Which of these special features would you like on your island?
A hot tub or private pool
A saltwater lake

A series of stone-built cottages for each of you
Your own private port or helipad
6. Pick something tasty to share with your friends.
Mussels picked fresh from the sea
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Arancini (fried balls of risotto)

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Jerk chicken
Sizzling barbecue
7. Pick a song to start your first island party with.
Island In The Sun - Weezer
Anything by Pitbull

Dancing In The Moonlight - Thin Lizzy
Independent Women, Pt. I - Destiny's Child
8. Finally, pick something amazing to build on your new island.
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A waterpark
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A treetop walkway

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An outdoor cinema
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An infinity pool
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You should buy Mermaid Isle in Sneem, Co Kerry for €1.9 million
Once featured on Home & Garden's Fine Living channel, this oceanfront retreat is in a protected inlet of south western Kerry. It includes two homes on over 25 oceanfront acres, 4000 feet of shoreline, two hot-tubs, boat launches and moorings - perfect for boat trips with your pals. Share your result for your chance to win a €500 travel voucher.
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You should buy West Skeam Island in Skibbereen, Co. Cork for €1.95 million
As well as three renovated stone-built cottages, the next residents of West Skeam will take ownership of the 33-acre island itself, plus an ancient Gnostic Christian Church, a pier, an old World War II airstrip and what’s rumoured to be a Viking burial ground. Plenty to explore. Share your result for your chance to win a €500 travel voucher.
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You should buy Inishkea South in Belmullet, Co. Mayo for €50,000
Fine white sand is found everywhere on this island, often blown into drifts by the strong winds especially along the beach beside the harbour where it fills the houses of the abandoned village. The sea surrounding the islands is crystal clear. The inhabitants of both Inishkea North and South left the islands in the 1930s after a storm. So much privacy for you all. Share your result for your chance to win a €500 travel voucher.
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You should buy the Island of Sirens in Sicily, Italy
A luxurious private island just off the coast of Taormina on the island of Sicily, located at the entrance to the Bay of the Sirens and just opposite the exclusive Hotel Atlantis Bay. The Island has two farm buildings where you can create your own dream villa for you and your friends.Share your result for your chance to win a €500 travel voucher.
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You should buy Saline Island in Grenada, The Caribbean for €16.4 million
Located in the southeastern Caribbean Sea, this beautiful 64-acre island lies 1.5 km south of Carriacou, which is the second largest island of the Grenadines. Saline is well-known for its mangrove, large salt pond, wild goats and its wide variety of birds and fish. It's the perfect paradise for secluded, exotic get-away. Share your result for your chance to win a €500 travel voucher.
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