Arlene Harris

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A paved driveway is harder to lay and more expensive, but very popular

Whether it’s a tree-lined gravel avenue, a stylish paved courtyard or a functional tarmacadam entrance, choosing the right driveway for your home can (...)

‘You could also replace your light fittings with low-energy LED bulbs which are long lasting, use very little energy and are available in lots of different fittings to suit every application.’

There’s a lot more to selling or renting a property than simply doing a spring clean and putting it on the market; letting potential buyers know how e(...)

Sparkling windows, fresh colours and more floor space will lift the mood of a room. Photograph: Getty

It is probably safe to say that most of us have had our fill of winter. Sure, we enjoyed the novelty of building snowmen and hunkering down in front o(...)

Architect Darragh Breathnach in the upside down house he designed in Booterstown for clients who wanted to enjoy the sea view

Not many people would relish the thought of their home being turned upside down, but when architect Darragh Breathnach came up with the idea of doing (...)

Architect Dermot Bannon  at home in Drumcondra,  Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dermot Bannon, architect and TV presenter “We need an extra bedroom and I am determined to get one by the end of the year. I don’t know how it will b(...)

 Maria Androulaki Anna Tsigaridas and Christos Tsigaridas at home in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

With Dublin rated as one of the top 10 most expensive cities in Europe, the cost of living across the country is higher than the continental average. (...)

Mary Kennedy hangs a silver-framed photograph of her late mother Pauline on the tree every year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It’s that time of year again when boxes of baubles are hauled down from the attic and unwrapped with delight as they take their places on the Christma(...)

Plenty of outlets will deliver a new sofa before Christmas. Photograph: Getty Images

There is never a better time to get family and friends together than over the Christmas holidays. The festive season is fast approaching and while mos(...)

Caroline McGuigan, of Suicide or Survive (SOS), at the annual forum of the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention, in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Mental health problems may not be visible to the naked eye, but more than 450,000 people are living with depression in Ireland and 45,000 with bipolar(...)

Aoife Power: 'Some of my earliest and fondest memories are being outside helping my parents with the gardening.'

As a young girl growing up in Limerick city, London-based garden designer Aoife Power was introduced to plants at an early stage. “Some of my earlies(...)

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