Diarmuid Gavin

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Gardening Together with Diarmuid Gavin: The host  shows us some gardening tricks that involve, as far as I can tell, imprisoning hydrangeas using coat hangers. Photograph: RTÉ

RTÉ One’s serialised remake of John B Keane’s The Field began last Friday under the title Gardening Together. It features Diarmuid “the Bull” Gavin, a(...)

They could be filming the new Jurassic World down there and we’d never know.

In the Batman Vs Superman of Irish lifestyle TV, Diarmuid Gavin is very much the Dark Knight to Dermot Bannon’s caped crusader. Outwardly he is dashin(...)

Paddy with his wife, Connie, and daughter Charlotte.

“Over the last few months, fear has exerted a kind of gravity pulling us down, but now we find there is hope lifting us up again.” The words of Taois(...)

Garden designer Diarmuid Gavin has a new TV series airing on RTÉ and BBC in July. Photograph: David Dyson

Just ask Diarmuid Irish garden designer Diarmuid Gavin is calling for people to get in touch with their gardening queries for a new TV series due to (...)

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 (...)

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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(...)

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