Patricia Power

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A children’s room palette by Fleetwood.

1 Reduce your energy bills Kicking yourself for having missed out on the Home Renovation Incentive Scheme? All is not lost. Make a beeline for the Su(...)

The costs of renovating or extending a home have risen sharply in recent years. Photograph: Getty

It’s the perennial challenge – that even the Government has struggled with in its plans for the national children’s hospital – how do you bring a buil(...)

TV interiors presenter Linda Barker.

Friday, April 20th Ipm: Introduction to the Ideal Home Show followed by Liz Dwyer interview with TV interiors presenter Linda Barker on the latest lo(...)

Ideal Home Show: 240 stands spread across almost three acres at the RDS

The Ideal Home Show runs from October 27th-30th at the RDS Simmonscourt Pavilion in Ballbridge Dublin 4. Upwards of 26,000 people are expected to visi(...)

Patricia Power is the no-nonsense quantity surveyor who made her name on the RTÉ show Room To Improve, the ying to presenter Dermot Bannon’s yang. Sh(...)

The ‘Irish Times’ Home & Design Theatre at the Ideal Home Show.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27th 1pm: Introduction to The Irish Times Home & Design Theatre followed by The quantity surveyor versus the architect : head-to-(...)

A civil engineer with one to two years’ experience can expect a salary of around €30,000, rising to up to €50,000 or more after five years’ experience. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

The figures don’t lie: there was a 20 per cent rise last year in the number of college applicants opting for construction-related courses along with a(...)

Interior designer Suzie McAdam will give a talk on ‘Reviving, redecorating and respecting period homes’.

Friday, April 21st 1pm:  “Reviving, redecorating and respecting period homes” with interior designer Suzie McAdam. McAdam, whose body of work in(...)

Claire Solon, head of estates management at the ESB, and Pauline Daly, president of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

Anyone who took a glance around the room at last month’s Society of Chartered Surveyors annual dinner attended by more than 1,200 members will have no(...)

The relief is payable over the two years following the year in which the work is carried out and paid for and is consistent with a delayed bonus, split 50:50 over two years

It was one of the few bright points of last October’s budget, and for many people, availing of the new home renovation tax relief will be on the ag(...)