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When vendors Sheila and Patricia bought their Killamoat Lower home 15 years ago it was a ruined 19th-century farmhouse. But it was a ruin with views t(...)

Robbie Malone, his son Dean and sister Tina Norton at Robbie’s Greengrocer in Kilmacud, Dublin. James Forde for the Irish Times

Robbie’s Greengrocer and Food Store is to Kilmacud what Naturalia is to Paris and Harvest Market is to Brooklyn: a greengrocer and food store redefini(...)

Hollybank Avenue houses have always been popular, never more so than right now

There is an opulence, albeit splendidly restrained, to the decor of this completely refurbished and cherished home. When the owner bought 55 Hollybank(...)

As an object lesson in how to make a traditional style work with contemporary living, number 33 Wellington Place is a good example. With an emphasis o(...)

Number 10 Merville Avenue, Stillorgan, Co Dublin

Merville Avenue is one of those Stillorgan roads that have grown quietly green, leafy and likable in the years since they were built in the 1950s. Ven(...)

Situated next to Dodder rive, the location of number 39 Lower Dodder Road in Rathfarnham is a nature lover’s dream

A house by the side of a river is a fine thing. A house on the side of the river Dodder, 26km long and passing through no less than 11 Dublin suburbs,(...)

Stickens in Donore, Caragh, Co Kildare, was built by hand by the Cahill family’s great-great-grandfather in 1820

Life and houses need to be forever moving on if they are to survive. So it is with Stickens, a thatched cottage in Co Kildare, and the family who have(...)

Transformed: the  property  off North Circular Road “was in bedsits and in bits” when the owners purchased it but it has since been renovated and refurbished

The early 1900s redbrick houses that line quiet streets off the North Circular Road went through a late-20th century period of neglect. For decades di(...)

75 Eglinton Road, Donnybrook, D4

This is a grand house, in every sense of that word. Tall and elegantly proportioned, it has wide granite steps to the front door and a benign hauteur(...)

81 Marlborough Road, Dublin 4

Meticulously and delightfully refurbished, 81 Marlborough Road was, the vendor says, “in six flats and in a desperate state” when she bought for €91,5(...)

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