No 66 Grove Park, Rathmines, Dublin 6

Very special 159sq m property will appeal to classicists and fans of antique furniture

Colourtrend: Helen Turkington

Best in Class: One of the simplest ways to give your house a new feel is with paint

Castlefield Hall, Clonsilla, Dublin 15

Castlefield Hall is a development of 16 well-built semi-detached family homes

4 Kings Villa, 55 Monkstown Road, Monkstown, County Dublin.

Modern comforts and first-class appliances in boutique apartment block

The contemporary houses stand seven metres wide and are laid out with a formal sitting room to the front.

Phase two of Castle Vernon scheme launching with prices from €935,000

The SeaGreen development in Greystones is part of the larger SeaGreen development and comprises 193 homes. Photograph: Peter Moloney/PM Photography

Prices for four-bedroom homes in SeaGreen Gate development start at €480,000

166 Harold’s Cross Road.

Cottage appears to be tiny but extends downward – villa style – to a lower floor

Number 9 St Patrick’s Terrace, Monkstown, Co Dublin

Former council home has been completely renovated with a ‘broken-plan’ layout

Get snug with a rug: Slinky Pinky and Triple Pinky

Say goodbye to stark minimalism and hello to tactile warmth for the winter months

The interior of a  new homes at Inglenook Wood in Carrickmines

Inglenook Wood is a development on a two-acre site at Glenamuck Road in Carrickmines

RP Praiano, Ulverton Road, Dalkey, Co Dublin

This A-rated four-bed detached new-build is minutes from Castle Park School

46 Aughrim Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7: 130sq m Victorian property has an asking price of €645,000.

Three friends lovingly shared and renovated this 130sq m house in Stoneybatter

 85 Ashfield Road, Ranelagh

Standard Edwardian terrace off Ranelagh main street with its own wine cellar

32 Cherry Court, Terenure, D6W

The light-filled property is in a small 1980s-built development of maisonette homes

Style statement: India Mahadavi’s latest collection has colours most people had relegated to the past

Best in Class: Lights, mirrors, plants and bookshelves will give a new feel

One-bed units in Ardilaun Court are expected to start from between €380k-€420k

The Maplewood development at Rockville.

Rockville includes 37 houses and 12 apartments, starting from mid-€400k

Modern newbuilds are situated in what feels like a futuristic village with lots of green space

Castle Farm, a development of 178 houses near Naas, Co Kildare.  Twenty families have already moved into the estate, attracted by price and by the impressive showhouses. 

Forty of the Co Kildare development’s two-storey houses already sold

RP New homes developers story Dun Rioga CGI, Castlethorn Construction

Country’s housebuilders launch hundreds of new apartments, houses

2. Alveus Monarch Kombino

The humble kitchen sink gets an upgrade with these eight designs

Ha’penny place: The City Chic look pictured in front of Dublin’s  Ha’Penny Bridge

The store’s new display matches new-season furniture with the capital’s cityscapes

This Griffith Avenue original is home to a couple with a background in vintage design

Number 85 Nutley Lane, Dublin 4

Auctions have fallen out of favour, but this lavish five-bed will test the appetite for the selling model when it goes under the h(...)

Number 21 Synge Street in Dublin 8 has 177sq m (1,905sq ft) of living space with an additional 14 sq m (150sq ft) of attic space.

Dublin 8 redbrick reworked as a two bed has a lavish bathroom and an attic for guests

The Maldives offers a wide range of water sports, including windsurfing and kitesurfing.

The Maldives, traditionally a couples retreat, is a captivating place to bring the kids

High-street brands keep upping their game, with barely a three-piece suite in sight. Here's eight fresh furniture ideas to look ou(...)

Workshop at Arran Street East

Brush up your design and DIY skills this autumn by joining one of the many classes available

The detached houses, which have been designed by Cantrell & Crowley Architects are set on sizeable plots, stretching almost 11m across and have pedestrian rear access from both sides.

Architect-designed development of four homes finished to very high standard

Left: Sunny Hollow in Clonakilty, West Cork, a three-bed detached house within a minute’s walk of the sea and about a mile from the village. Right: North Lodge in Clonmellon, Co Meath, a three-bed property with gothic-style features in pastoral surrounds.

Two smart cottages in Meath and west Cork to tempt city dwellers away from the rat race

These units include open storage for the owner’s collection of string instruments and closed door storage for amps.

Best in class: storage ideas that will make every room in the house sing

Mid-terrace on Gaelic Street in Dublin 3 has been completely modernised

Neptune Edinburgh boot room seat and rack

Getting the house ready for another academic year takes a bit of planning

Leo, one of Sorcha O’Raghallaigh’s star sign illustrations.

Home front: Wrap up in a luxurious alpaca blanket at Ballyfin, salad days in a coffee cup, Irish design goes to New York

9 Fr Matthew Square, off Church Street, Smithfield, Dublin 7

Two-bedroom house in Smithfield runs parallel to St Mary of the Angels church

Castlefarm House, Rathcoffey, Naas, Co Kildare seeking €895,000

The villa, built in 2004, has a very smart mix of old and nw with sash windows and high ceilings

Harry and Lorna Fowler's ancestral home in Co Meath is brimming with horsey history but it's future could be as a location for mov(...)

Big Green Egg

Best in class: Barbecue cookers

1. Mild steel floor-to-ceiling divide. Caplins and Lambstongue

Wallpaper panels, brass shelving, even a wall bed – clever ideas to divide and conquer

6 St Ann’s, Ailesbury Road, Dublin 4

Mature settings, roomier floor space and great locations – older apartment schemes have lots going for them

17 Arkle Square, Stillorgan, Co Dublin

This cottage off Brewery Road was part of development bullt by a a 19th century shipping merchant, that was redeveloped in the 198(...)

RP 1 Sitric Road Arbour Hill, Dublin 7

Seed of community gardening was sown in the back yard of this two-bed in Stoneybatter

Lamps from Ikea

Best in class: Light up your outdoor world

 The Houlihans at their renovated house at Lakelands, Stillorgan. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The Houlihans turn tired suburban semis into cool open-plan homes

 104 Avondale Road Killiney

Period bungalow needs a 21st century update

Located in a quiet cul de sac in Donnybrook is a five-bed terraced home in need of TLC

A 25sq m contemporary style  model from Garden House,  wired and insulated  costs €42,000.

As Dublin City Council considers garden homes, firms that supply them are booming

Number 39 Great Charles Street, Dublin 1

New owner of architect-refurbed house can claim relief under the Living City Initiative

There's an effortless style to the way the French do decoration so let's celebrate Bastille Day with some of their coolest contemp(...)

Coolmore Manor House is a home steeped in history.

The real deal: Coolmore Manor House comes with stabling for horses and guest apartments

Anglesea Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4: a home which has stoked local curiousity.

Tastefully appointed brick and glass two-bed home located by the Dodder river for €1.1m

Keep the holiday feel going with these fresh seaside looks

Former council house was renovated to provide bright kitchen and better energy rating

These two tucked-away homes have been fully refurbished with very distinct designs

HD Best in Class Paving Daving lighting and crazy paving

Slabs, cobbles, brick or concrete: Eight choices for flooring your outdoor space

Chrissie Rucker, founder of The White Company.

The White Company's Chrissie Rucker built a multi-million pound business out of her love for crisp white sheets. Now she's opening(...)

Computer generated rendering of new apartments at Rowan Point at Marina Village

The first phase has 58 apartments for sale off plans, which when complete will comprise 95 apartments and 14 townhouses

Redbrick-lined three-bedroom house on Elmpark Avenue was last sold in 2015for €595,000

Three-bed Edwardian in walk-in condition, with views across Dublin Bay, on sale for €795,000

Tonight is bonfire night, according to ancient tradition. Here’s nine outdoor fire ideas

15 Palmerston Road, Rathmines, D6

Substantial, six-bedroom Victorian house has period features and a 120ft garden

The Cottages at Fintra, Co Donegal,was once a pair of semidetached cottages for workers on the local Hamilton Estate.

Refurbished pair of semidetached cottages located close to Fintra blue flag beach

Reconfigured and refurbished Embassy Court apartment seeking €2.1m

Reading hideouts. Photograph: Airbnb

New interior design titles to open your eyes to new ideas for your home and garden

35 Shrewsbury Square, Dublin 4

Snapped up for €1.1m in 2008, the apartment is now selling for 28% less

Five-bed property extends to nearly 2,000sq ft and features south-facing garden

Rathmore, Brennanstown Road, Carrickmines, Dublin 18

Rathmore is a five-bed bungalow with beautifully kept grounds and a putting green

The 1964 Airstream Land Yacht Safari for sale at Victor Mee Auctions in Co Cavan. Photograph: Michael Donnelly

Slice of pure 1960s Americana worth about €50,000 the main attraction at Laois auction

Best in Class: Smart storage

An Irish Rail intercity railcar heads towards Sallins.

House prices in Kildare have stabilised in first three months of 2018 and offer value

Saurian Lodge is a modern country house, built to a traditional design, on 14 acres

A three-bed at Stoneleigh in Naas costs from €340,000.

First-time buyers comprise almost half of househunters with new developments aplenty

Detached homes on Church Road have mountain views and easy drive to M50

Table by  Rhatigan and Hick

Best in class: Alanna Gallagher picks seven stylish kitchen tables

Diarmuid Gavin at his own garden in Kilmacanogue, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The TV gardener’s plantation-style home and American travels inspired a joint venture

Wexford town

Househunters drawn by new infrastructure, variety of housing – and all those beaches

Cranagh on Dungriffin Road extends to 262sq m and features five bedrooms

Spacious three-bedroom-plus-study redbrick on one of Sandymount’s best roads

From a cosy Wexford cottage in a fishing village to a chalet in the dunes

Most people underestimate the volume they need, says Keane, thinking that it will save them money but it ends up costing them more.

A bank holiday gives you an extra days to fill the giant receptable

Retired couple David and Lorna, who built their dream house in 1988

Have a maritime merry time on eight acres a five-minute walk from the village centre


Once a forge, Corrageen is a country house on 24 acres in Co Wexford

If don’t have a tablecloth big enough to fit the table then improvise by layering several small cloths to cover the surface.

It is finally time to take advantage of the warmer weather and take dining outside

Killiney Stores which closed in recent weeks attracted many celebrities

The landmark shop in a four-bed house is a blank canvas with great sea views for €620k

Designers Guild’s new summer Lauziere collection.

Best in Class: Give glare the heave-ho with these light window solutions

No 10 Leeson Park Avenue, Ranelagh.

In need of a little modernisation, this house on Leeson Park Ave has real charm

The  Oaks at  Bachelors Walk in Ashbourne, Co Meath

The Oaks is a scheme of six sizeable detached family homes within 0.5km from the town

The first 18 houses at the the Fairways which range in size from 205sq m/2206sq ft to 227sq m/2448sq ft were launched this week.

Sizeable four- and five-beds at the Fairways follow on from success of Honey Park and Cualanor

Number 82 Marlborough Road, Dublin

The south-facing garden has multiple decks, water features and is well sheltered

Three-bed redbrick bought for €270k in 2015 returns to market after complete renovation

The Kentucky smoker offers a good charcoal barbecue and entry-level smoke box.

Best in Class: Embrace your inner chef and have a sizzling summer in the garden

One of the houses in the Fottrell Hall development in Dublin 15

Five homes in Fottrell Hall dominated by large central space remain on the market

Ashfield Place: 16 properties in Templeogue have a brick-and render-fronted streamlined, minimalistic look.

Range of three- and four-bed A-rated Richmond homes in south Dublin suburb

Harbour House, 9 Harbour Terrace, Skerries

You might find seaside value with this five-bedroom home in the north Co Dublin town

Number 3 Inchicore Terrace South in Dublin 8 extends to 90sq m/970sq ft and has an F BER rating.

Two-bedroom house in Dublin 8 enclave on sale for €450,000

Spacious four-bed property in turnkey condition offers modern-family living

Four-bed property near Marlay Park offers a sense of country living in the capital

Smallable’s  Honore velvet-cushioned lounge chair

Top picks for your patio

When built, all the homes in the scheme will range in size from 216sq m (2,325sq ft) to 274sq m (2,950sq ft)

Small development in Proby Place will have 20 four- and five-bed semis, two of which were reserved off plans last weekend

Mid-terrace three-bed boasts spacious kitchen-diningroom and converted attic

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