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Fitzroy Avenue is one of the warren of streets lined with period redbricks hidden between Drumcondra Road Lower and Jones Road, where one of the entra(...)

The living area. Photograph: Ste Murray

There are trends in architecture in the same way that fashion, film and music have their moments. But some date faster than others and the measure of (...)

 Number 42 Harty Place, Dublin 8

The artisan single-storey cottages of Harty Place were once some of the most affordable houses in Dublin’s central city. Even as recently as 2016 numb(...)

Oliver Peyton’s new venture, the Exit Here funeral home

A ritual that is as old as time itself needed a makeover, says London-Irish restaurateur Oliver Peyton. The Sligo man who ruled 1990s London nightlife(...)

Jim Cogan with his sister Katie Cogan (left) and daughter Lara Cogan  in the house at Kingsland Parade, Dublin 8 which he renovated. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Is it possible to renovate a home in an eco-friendly way? Yes, says the owner of this Portobello house Living a greener life starts with small c(...)

Horses were once stabled at the building, which now houses The Space Between.

A newly opened yoga studio in Dublin 2 has nailed a certain kind of atmosphere that should appeal to those wanting to escape the stresses of modern li(...)

A Dublin Port  sign, located on East Wall Road.

Open House Dublin, the annual free-to-attend architecture festival, is a chance to nose about private homes and commercial buildings not normally open(...)

Cobalt blue Ketzal blanket €325

Cool, damp evenings call for the warmth of a throw that can do double duty as a room accessory and a cosy wrap. Luckily there’s plenty of choice from (...)

Living space: an attic conversion must comply with building regulations to qualify as a habitable room. Photograph: E+/Getty

EXTENDING INTO THE ATTIC CAN ADD VALUABLE STORAGE, STUDY OR BEDROOM SPACE, DEPENDING ON THE CEILING HEIGHT, BUT A SIDE EXTENSION COULD MAKE MORE SE(...)

According to DFS, we spend between a week and 18 days of our life planning the purchase of a sofa

We have become more mindful of how we consume everything from food and water to the energy in our homes but we still don’t ask too many questions abou(...)

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