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Bannon and the bath: Architect Dermot Bannon has retrospectively applied for planning retention for storage sheds in his garden

Celebrity architect Dermot Bannon has come a cropper with Dublin City Council over his own high profile extension, which was the subject of a recent R(...)

Dr Eva Orsmond is the anti-Dermot Bannon while her husband Wyatt is a no-nonsense engineer in cargo shorts.

If Room to Improve has taught us anything, it’s that the Irish have an endless taste for programmes about stressed people doing up their houses. Archi(...)

Architect Dermot Bannon and quantity surveyor Patricia Power, who has to inform him his garden will cost upwards of €100,000

I’ve got my wish and this is now a Dermot Bannon-themed column. You can say it had “room to improve” so I’ve fitted it with metaphorical big windows i(...)

Architect Dermon Bannon, 'a martyr to big windows'.

Dermot Bannon is my muse. I would write about him in every column if I could (God knows I try). If I were the arts editor I would make the arts pages (...)

Ceramic ‘Girl Power Vase’ by For All Womenkind (€35, aprilandthebear.com )

Badly in need of some inspiration when it comes to choosing the perfect gift for the special gardener in your life? Then this one’s for you: Under €3(...)

David and Nessa fended off the pergola dreams of  Dermot Bannon. Photograph: RTÉ

It’s the big elephant in the room, Dermot Bannon cautions his first clients at the beginning of a new series of Room to Improve (RTÉ One, Sunday, 9.30(...)

‘I’m going to accidentally on purpose knock his béarnaise off the table on to the ground,’ says Honor.

“Okay, watch this!” I go. Yeah, no, everyone is around at our place for a borbecue and I’m introducing them all to Baxter, the cocker spaniel that Ho(...)

Main lawns and topiary at Glin Castle, Limerick

Head for romantic Glin Castle in Co Limerick where a rare and special plant fair will be held on Sunday, May 12th. There’ll be an opportunity to buy f(...)

David Austin rose ‘Strawberry Hill’ from Mr Middleton – €22

I used to think that when it came to the chore of Christmas present shopping, buying a gift for the green-fingered person in your life was as easy-pea(...)

House plants decoratively displayed are a favourite with Instagrammers

Care to hazard a guess as to the rising stars of social media in this digitally-obsessed age of ours? No, it’s not the cosmetically-enhanced wannabes (...)

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