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# diy - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Opinion: I have become that which I most feared - a man who does DIY
# Don't Screw It Up
# Don't Screw It Up

Opinion: I have become that which I most feared - a man who does DIY

Jul 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 25,505 Views 18 Comments

Rory McNab says he doesn’t cover himself in glory with his DIY efforts, but it does feel good.

# diy - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Paint and plants top customer lists as hardware stores report a busy two days
# DIY Demand
# DIY Demand

Paint and plants top customer lists as hardware stores report a busy two days

May 19th 2020, 5:21 PM 18,420 Views 10 Comments

Hardware stores opened yesterday as part of Phase One, with queues outside some shops.

# diy - Saturday 18 April, 2020

'The future of food is local'. Dave Whelan of the Edible Landscape Project says now is the time for us to make the change
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The future of food is local'. Dave Whelan of the Edible Landscape Project says now is the time for us to make the change

Apr 18th 2020, 12:30 PM 57,942 Views 48 Comments

Whelan says we can make a small difference by thinking about our food sources.

# diy - Monday 17 February, 2020

Opinion: 'I'm constantly asked if I can thank the handyman for carrying out their work - my work'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'I'm constantly asked if I can thank the handyman for carrying out their work - my work'

Feb 17th 2020, 6:10 AM 69,945 Views 75 Comments

Laura de Barra, author of a new book Gaff Goddess, writes about why we need to take the gender out of DIY.

# diy - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Basic Stitch: I tried to recreate this €4 IKEA stool from my favourite DIYer
# Basic Stitch
From The Daily Edge
# Basic Stitch

Basic Stitch: I tried to recreate this €4 IKEA stool from my favourite DIYer

Mar 23rd 2019, 11:00 AM 7,697 Views 1 Comment

Will it pass the arse test?

# diy - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Basic Stitch: I tried to Pinterest some old jars 'cause I wasn't arsed going to the bottle bank
# Basic Stitch
From The Daily Edge
# Basic Stitch

Basic Stitch: I tried to Pinterest some old jars 'cause I wasn't arsed going to the bottle bank

Mar 3rd 2019, 3:00 PM 6,117 Views 0 Comments

Worth the effort?

# diy - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Basic Stitch: Making your own tassel earrings takes less time than ordering off AliExpress
# Basic Stitch
From The Daily Edge
# Basic Stitch

Basic Stitch: Making your own tassel earrings takes less time than ordering off AliExpress

Feb 23rd 2019, 11:00 AM 1,857 Views 0 Comments

But is it as easy though?

# diy - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Basic Stitch: How to make (and shake) your pom poms
# Basic Stitch
From The Daily Edge
# Basic Stitch

Basic Stitch: How to make (and shake) your pom poms

Feb 16th 2019, 11:00 AM 2,355 Views 0 Comments

Fancy getting crafty?

# diy - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Here's how to decorate your room to feel more Christmas-y on a budget
# Christmas Decor
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Decor

Here's how to decorate your room to feel more Christmas-y on a budget

Dec 13th 2018, 8:00 AM 3,744 Views 0 Comments

With minimal effort, too.

# diy - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Two creative and affordable ways to make your bedroom cosy for Autumn
# Home Decor
From The Daily Edge
# Home Decor

Two creative and affordable ways to make your bedroom cosy for Autumn

Sep 20th 2018, 5:53 PM 8,412 Views 1 Comment

Some suggestions that are more than fairylights.

# diy - Friday 22 September, 2017

Argos is selling a DIY prosecco kit that allows you to turn water into (sparkling) wine
# Seccers
From The Daily Edge
# Seccers

Argos is selling a DIY prosecco kit that allows you to turn water into (sparkling) wine

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:21 AM 4,719 Views 3 Comments

Colour us intrigued!

# diy - Thursday 1 June, 2017

One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move

Jun 1st 2017, 9:52 AM 11,078 Views 26 Comments

Some are planning to extend or convert their home for more space.

# diy - Monday 24 April, 2017

Hand grenade 'used during War of Independence' found during renovations
# Diy
# Diy

Hand grenade 'used during War of Independence' found during renovations

Apr 24th 2017, 7:17 PM 14,640 Views 14 Comments

The Mills 36 hand grenade was made safe and disposed of by the Defence Forces.

# diy - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

This dad had the best response to people trolling him about his son's toy kitchen
# Diy
From The Daily Edge
# Diy

This dad had the best response to people trolling him about his son's toy kitchen

Oct 21st 2015, 4:49 PM 9,025 Views 6 Comments

What a guy.

# diy - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Look what this Louth man did to his Nissan Micra
# Yo Shorty
From The Daily Edge
# Yo Shorty

Look what this Louth man did to his Nissan Micra

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:44 AM 8,505 Views 6 Comments

We think it’s cute <3

# diy - Monday 17 August, 2015

An Irish DIY startup just got the attention of Silicon Valley
# Nailed It
# Nailed It

An Irish DIY startup just got the attention of Silicon Valley

Aug 17th 2015, 3:07 PM 16,088 Views 1 Comment

BonzaQuote has won a place in a top startup programme.

# diy - Monday 29 June, 2015

How to recreate Fat Frog ice pops at home
# Bring Back Fat Frog
From The Daily Edge
# Bring Back Fat Frog

How to recreate Fat Frog ice pops at home

Jun 29th 2015, 4:18 PM 14,189 Views 2 Comments

(Both regular and boozy versions.)

# diy - Thursday 4 June, 2015

8 of the most basic things people have ever put on their walls
# Home Disimprovement
From The Daily Edge
# Home Disimprovement

8 of the most basic things people have ever put on their walls

Jun 4th 2015, 3:47 PM 11,728 Views 7 Comments

Get away with the quotes.

# diy - Friday 8 May, 2015

8 important questions the internet has about masturbation
# Diy
From The Daily Edge
# Diy

8 important questions the internet has about masturbation

May 8th 2015, 10:56 AM 19,539 Views 3 Comments

“Will it make my hands hairy?”

# diy - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Fears for local jobs as B&Q unveils plans to close or shrink its stores
# Hammered
# Hammered

Fears for local jobs as B&Q unveils plans to close or shrink its stores

Mar 31st 2015, 12:50 PM 24,214 Views 29 Comments

It’s all part of parent company Kingfisher’s plan to be “unified” across Europe.

# diy - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Man demonstrates exactly how NOT to knock down a wall
# Don't Do It Yourself
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Do It Yourself

Man demonstrates exactly how NOT to knock down a wall

Mar 25th 2015, 10:00 PM 4,645 Views 3 Comments

Yikes.

# diy - Thursday 5 March, 2015

DIY in the home: When should you leave it to the professionals?
# Home Improvement
# Home Improvement

DIY in the home: When should you leave it to the professionals?

Mar 5th 2015, 6:28 PM 3,215 Views 1 Comment

To find out what you can do around your own home, TheJournal.ie spoke to expert Gerry Fallon.

# diy - Friday 27 February, 2015

Ludicrous DIY disaster is the gift that keeps on giving
# Perfect
From The Daily Edge
# Perfect

Ludicrous DIY disaster is the gift that keeps on giving

Feb 27th 2015, 10:00 PM 5,756 Views 0 Comments

Just when you thought electrical wiring couldn’t be funny, this happens.

# diy - Saturday 14 February, 2015

7 storage solutions that'll put some smacht on your makeup collection
# Make Me Up
From The Daily Edge
# Make Me Up

7 storage solutions that'll put some smacht on your makeup collection

Feb 14th 2015, 2:20 PM 16,931 Views 2 Comments

Storage solutions for all. Even you, woman with 30+ Mac lipsticks.

# diy - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Here's how to make some decent (not tacky) Christmas decorations
# You'll Need...
# You'll Need...

Here's how to make some decent (not tacky) Christmas decorations

Nov 22nd 2014, 10:30 AM 22,503 Views 9 Comments

Get into Blue Peter mode to kit out your home and save some cash this Christmas.

# diy - Sunday 26 October, 2014

International Repair Café movement is setting up shop in Kilkenny
# Fixer Upper
# Fixer Upper

International Repair Café movement is setting up shop in Kilkenny

Oct 26th 2014, 10:15 AM 16,116 Views 15 Comments

The initiative, which originated in Amsterdam, is becoming increasingly popular in Ireland.

# diy - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Dad of the year makes his son the best Halloween costume we've ever seen
# Vending Machine
From The Daily Edge
# Vending Machine

Dad of the year makes his son the best Halloween costume we've ever seen

Oct 16th 2014, 2:00 PM 8,162 Views 1 Comment

No, that is not a real vending machine.

# diy - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Best use of a computer mouse ever, spotted in Dublin
# Diy
From The Daily Edge
# Diy

Best use of a computer mouse ever, spotted in Dublin

Sep 20th 2014, 11:25 AM 5,646 Views 0 Comments

Innovation.

17 simple tips to make the most of your small apartment
# Flat Hacks
From The Daily Edge
# Flat Hacks

17 simple tips to make the most of your small apartment

Sep 20th 2014, 9:30 AM 29,714 Views 24 Comments

Turn your tiny studio into a palace.

# diy - Monday 15 September, 2014

13 one-off DIY projects to make your home more awesome
# Secret Doors
From The Daily Edge
# Secret Doors

13 one-off DIY projects to make your home more awesome

Sep 15th 2014, 9:30 PM 39,586 Views 9 Comments

With instructions.

# diy - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Can you really create a VR experience out of a smartphone and cardboard?
# Diy
# Diy

Can you really create a VR experience out of a smartphone and cardboard?

Sep 6th 2014, 7:15 PM 12,645 Views 5 Comments

Provided you have a decent smartphone, then yes.

# diy - Monday 25 August, 2014

Coolest dad ever builds homemade hovercraft for his kids
# Diy
From The Daily Edge
# Diy

Coolest dad ever builds homemade hovercraft for his kids

Aug 25th 2014, 10:01 PM 3,128 Views 3 Comments

Build one for US.

# diy - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Here's one hard-hit Irish industry finally coming back from the recession - hardware
# Hammer And Tongs
# Hammer And Tongs

Here's one hard-hit Irish industry finally coming back from the recession - hardware

Jul 30th 2014, 3:11 PM 14,586 Views 17 Comments

But growth in Dublin is outstripping growth in rural areas.

# diy - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Opinion: DIY cocktails – how to grow your own mojito
# Mojitos
# Mojitos

Opinion: DIY cocktails – how to grow your own mojito

Jul 26th 2014, 7:00 PM 296 Views 8 Comments

Today there are many variations on the white rum cocktail, but the original recipe is still a classic summer beverage.

# diy - Thursday 26 June, 2014

DIY: Google wants you to create a VR headset using cardboard
# Arts And Crafts
# Arts And Crafts

DIY: Google wants you to create a VR headset using cardboard

Jun 26th 2014, 10:54 AM 6,694 Views 5 Comments

You will need an Android smartphone too,

# diy - Sunday 27 April, 2014

13 inspired solutions to highly unusual life problems
# That'll Do
From The Daily Edge
# That'll Do

13 inspired solutions to highly unusual life problems

Apr 27th 2014, 9:30 AM 42,635 Views 46 Comments

Genius or insanity?

# diy - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Ten houses built in 24 hours? All is possible with 3D printing
# Diy
# Diy

Ten houses built in 24 hours? All is possible with 3D printing

Apr 19th 2014, 4:00 PM 17,997 Views 33 Comments

A Chinese company printed the houses out of recycled material.

# diy - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Google's newest project will let you put together smartphones like Lego
# Building Blocks
# Building Blocks

Google's newest project will let you put together smartphones like Lego

Feb 27th 2014, 10:46 AM 12,329 Views 36 Comments

Project Ara looks at the possibility of putting together hardware blocks to create a smartphone, instead of getting people to buy a single, fully constructed phone.

# diy - Friday 17 January, 2014

Phone thieves accidentally send awkward DIY porn to their victim
# Totes Awks
From The Daily Edge
# Totes Awks

Phone thieves accidentally send awkward DIY porn to their victim

Jan 17th 2014, 8:25 AM 6,017 Views 0 Comments

As if being robbed wasn’t punishment enough.

# diy - Thursday 21 November, 2013

This golf shop will buy golf clubs, buy golf clubs, buy golf clubs
# We Buy Golf Clubs
From The Daily Edge
# We Buy Golf Clubs

This golf shop will buy golf clubs, buy golf clubs, buy golf clubs

Nov 21st 2013, 3:25 PM 5,033 Views 4 Comments

WE BUY GOLF CLUBS!

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