Emma Cullinan

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Striking design: the zinc roof points towards Dublin Bay

You enter this Dalkey house over a bridge – designed to add to the building’s drama, says its architect Richard Murphy. That dynamism begins before yo(...)

An extension to a Dublin house designed by Joe Fallon Design

Planning to renovate your home or to build a new one is one of life’s bigger decisions. The first question to ask is what professional help you a(...)

An aubergine cabinet adds colour in the kitchen and picks up on the plum theme throughout the house. Photograph: Matteo Tuniz

In her 50s, the owner of this Victorian house in Dublin 6 came home from abroad, to the city where she’d grown up. She wanted a place she could live i(...)

George Town, the capital of Grand Cayman. Photograph: iStock

I see a shark ahead of me in the water and swim towards it. And that is something I never thought I’d write. Mike, our snorkelling guide, had warned u(...)

When the doors fold back the garden comes into this Clontarf house.

After two failed attempts at securing planning permission for a house on this site in Clontarf, Dublin 3, the developer-owner sold the plot. It was su(...)

Duomo in Treviso which contains a Titian painting. Photograph: Vito Arcomano

We keep hearing the rustling sound of unseen animals rushing away as we cycle the rural back roads of the Veneto region in northeast Italy. Sometimes (...)

From the kitchen/dining room facing the garden on the east side. Mark Arigho designed the table. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

When Mark Arigho’s in-laws suggested he might design a house in their overgrown garden, with its ivy-smothered trees, he was down among the leaves tha(...)

4 Coastguard Cottages, Aillebrack, Ballyconneely, Co Galway: a ring-side seat to the Atlantic.

Address: 4 Coastguard Cottages, Aillebrack, Ballyconneely, Co Galway Agent: Sherry FitzGerald Mangan The house on the far right of the terrace, 4 Co(...)

The 15th century chateau in St Claud, France,  has been renovated, yet period pieces remain

Greece: Crete The 191sq m house in Crete is on a slope, giving it great views In the village of Aptera, which dates to the Minoan era(...)

The kitchen extension to a Drumcondra house has light coming in on three sides.

Sitting in the sky-brightened, industrial style kitchen of this Victorian redbrick in Drumcondra, Dublin, with its generous slabs and stretches of tim(...)

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