This bronze door is top of the range, made of a manufactured wood composite that includes steel. The door is then sprayed in a choice of metal finishes. There are three options to choose from; bronze, pictured here in a beaten effect, silver or copper which can be treated to protect the colour or left to oxidise. The UK-based company, Urban Front, will work from architects’ drawings and can supply to Ireland. Prices for this bronze door start from about €14,200 for a door of standard size.
The 81st Royal Meath Agricultural Show has taken place on the banks of the Boyne in Trim, featuring a huge range of animal and domestic industry class competitions as well as family events and entertainment. Photos: Tom Honan / The Irish Times
The 103rd Jones Engineering Dublin City Liffey Swim has taken place with 522 swimmers competing. 219 women and 303 men swam the 2km route from Rory O’More Bridge to Custom House Quay. Photos: Tom Honan / The Irish Times