What happens when an architect and a designer get together to design their own home? In the case of John McCarthy and Geraldine O’Brien, of McCarthy(...)

“I’ve been interested in design all my life” says Kenneth Jones, as I’m torn between admiring the view across the ornamental pond and lawns to the f(...)

You can just imagine coming home to Kilquade Hill after a busy day at the office: turning off the N11 and letting a sense of calm seep into your an(...)

Reached via a winding tree-lined avenue, it was the location that inspired Mitchel Barry to taken on the challenge of restoring Glanmire Rectory, whil(...)

You would expect an artist’s home to be done up with flair, and a certain sense of taste – both stylish and quirky. At Geraldine O’Neil’s house, on (...)

When it comes to houses along the Irish coastline, it’s easy to trot out clichés along the lines of inspirational views, but in the case of Brett M(...)

Some of the nicest old houses share a sense of their past with you. This isn’t dull and dusty history, rather the fascinating stories of how people(...)

When the famous playwright JM Synge wanted to get away from it all to write his dramas about Irish peasant life, he opted for the Aran Islands, a s(...)

“The kitchen will be the hardest thing to say goodbye to,” says the owner of The Lodge on Killiney Hill Road. I’m a little distracted by the indust(...)

Is Myrtle Lodge a top-notch equestrian centre with a very nice house attached or is it a pretty Victorian lodge that happens to have plenty of room(...)