David Norris in one of the reception rooms of his restored Georgian home. Norris was the winner of Celebrity Home of the Year 2017. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

Some time ago a Danish TV company hit upon an interesting idea: that if you can have contests for everything from singing and baking to modelling and (...)

Angela’s Ashes, the animation

Is there a trick to cooking Christmas dinner in minutes rather than slaving over a chopping board and a hot oven for hours? Order it from a deli or su(...)

Self-contained: Maggie and Gordon and Kelley with their children Gordie (7) and Penny Bell (8 months) at their house built from shipping containers in Ringsend, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The State’s first certified container house is a unique home that appears both alien and entirely of its place. At first glance, it might look to be (...)

Streamline House in Greystones, Co Wicklow, by Arc Design, won the overall Alan King Award at the CIAT awards

A Wicklow-based architecture firm has won a prestigious UK award for its design of a house in Greystones, Co Wicklow. Delgany-based Arc Design was s(...)

More than 3,000 farmers are being urged to take part in a farm safety survey which is being conducted by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA). The (...)