Staycations will be essential this summer, but it will remind us all how stunningly beautiful our little island can be at this bright and breezy time of year. We have put together some baby-names inspired by this glorious season for mums expecting girls!
Pronounced like Luna, this name means radiance and brightness in Irish. It also brings to mind the last month of summer in, Mí Lúnasa meaning August.
Why not name your daughter after the rolling meadows that blanket the Irish landscape?
The country is sprinkled in red clover blooms at this time of year making Clover a brilliant name for kids born during the summer in Ireland.
This sturdy yet graceful native Irish tree will be a beautiful name sake for your little girl.
Our island is covered in glistening, flowing streams – the perfect name sake for your little girl.
Soft rain falls more often than we would like during a typical Irish summer, but it makes for a beautiful name.
Pronounced Mwir-in or Mur-in, this name means ‘sea fair’ in Irish.
After the purple wildflower that thrives this time of year.
If you have some glorious memories of this sparking Irish river in the summer, Shannon is spot-on for your little one.
This is a pretty Celtic word for ‘bright sea’.
After the little cream and yellow bloom, evening-primrose, that grows near the sea in Ireland.
This name means driftwood and makes us think of the barley-touched beaches along the Wild Atlantic Way.
One of Ireland's most beautiful counties, Kerry is another hotspot for Irish staycationers.
No matter where you are in Ireland, If you look to your nearest patch of grass right now, you will see this perfectly delicate little flower.
This small, native songbird can be seen all over the country during this bright season.
Why not name your daughter after Queen Méabh of Connacht… a place where many of us have summer-time memories.
After the Sea Aster flower. This name means 'star of the sea' and the gorgeous purple wildflower grows along the Irish coastline from July to October.
This name, meaning 'wild', is rising in popularity. It might also remind you of some summer nights along the Wild Atlantic Way.
Easky is a picturesque surfing village in Co. Sligo, known for campfires, wetsuits and starry nights. It is the name given to local National surf Champion, Easky Britton.
The Irish coastline is full of nooks and crannies, so why not name your little sea-adventurer after them?