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# how-we-live - Monday 29 June, 2020

'I sit with a coffee and look out at the garden': Inside Amanda's home and studio in Derry

Illustrator and designer Amanda takes us inside her family’s three-bed.

# how-we-live - Monday 22 June, 2020

'It's finished enough to live in': Connor and Lorraine's brand new self-build in Antrim

The couple moved into their work-in-progress home last month.

# how-we-live - Monday 15 June, 2020

'The dining area has space for racing and dancing': Inside Rachel's kid-friendly Cork home

Rachel Hobbs and her family moved into their renovated farmhouse in December 2019.

# how-we-live - Monday 8 June, 2020

# how-we-live - Friday 29 May, 2020

'The view changes every hour': Saoirse's cliff-edge home with a lighthouse in the garden

The 200-year-old house was built for Youghal’s lighthouse keepers.

# how-we-live - Monday 25 May, 2020

'We're living on the land while we build our future house': Inside Suzanne's not-so-mobile home in Galway

When their self-build project was delayed, Suzanne and Roman found a temporary solution that worked.

# how-we-live - Monday 18 May, 2020

'There's plenty of painting to keep us busy': Inside a home renovation delayed by lockdown

Lisa Joyce and her husband moved house at the end of February.

# how-we-live - Monday 11 May, 2020

'We moved in here three months ago with a new baby': Elisha's cottage makeover in Wicklow

‘The house is small but we make the most of the space we have.’

# how-we-live - Friday 1 May, 2020

'I have a creativity corner in the kitchen': Sewing fan Noeleen shows us around her Dublin home

‘I’ll happily spend all afternoon here with the sun beaming in through the windows.’

# how-we-live - Monday 27 April, 2020

'You won't find any grey in our house': Inside this rainbow-hued home in Tipperary

Design and DIY pro Joanne Condon takes us inside her self-built space.

# how-we-live - Monday 20 April, 2020

'The sun hits this spot at around 11am': Catherine's Dublin home with a transformed back garden

Catherine Daly and her husband have put eleven years of work into their suburban bungalow.

# how-we-live - Thursday 9 April, 2020

'We moved in just before the shutdown': Emma Clair's DIY home renovation project

‘We got a massive delivery of paint and have ordered some other supplies too.’

# how-we-live - Monday 6 April, 2020

'We start the day listening to Eighties music': A snapshot of life in this bright Dublin 6 home

Michelle converted her garage into an open plan living/kitchen area.

# how-we-live - Monday 30 March, 2020

'We fell in love with the house and the rest is history': Inside this colourful former dispensary in Derry

Nadine chose her home for its “distinctive character and history”.

# how-we-live - Monday 23 March, 2020

'I'm treating the house like a blank canvas': Art lover Emma shares her new build by the sea

‘I can’t wait to fill the place with my Mam’s artwork.’

# how-we-live - Monday 16 March, 2020

'We spent five years thinking about the big renovation': Step inside Sarah's transformed Meath home

Sarah’s old kitchen, living and dining area now form one open-plan space.

# how-we-live - Monday 9 March, 2020

'I drink my morning coffee and ask Alexa for the news': Inside this tech-filled home in Armagh

Aine shares a day in her home: a three-bed new build in Northern Ireland.

# how-we-live - Monday 2 March, 2020

'Our first DIY project was the blue front door': Inside a Belfast new build with lots of personality

Stephanie lives with her partner and their two cats, Wee Man and Wee Lady.

# how-we-live - Monday 24 February, 2020

'Light the fire, cuddle up with the dog and watch Netflix': Inside this cosy but bright home in Westmeath

Marian’s passion for interior design can be seen throughout her Westmeath home.

# how-we-live - Monday 17 February, 2020

'The entire house is unique': Life inside this striking Galway home that blends into the landscape

Tanya shares their modern take on the Irish shed – and how it suits their family.

# how-we-live - Friday 7 February, 2020

'It's retro and very cosy': A glimpse at family life in a renovated chalet bungalow in Armagh

Séana walks us through a day in the life behind her front door.

# how-we-live - Monday 3 February, 2020

'The glass doors make us feel like part of the view': Inside this self-build bungalow in Wicklow

Fáinche lives with her husband, two children and their dog in Co Wicklow.

# how-we-live - Monday 27 January, 2020

'We wanted all the kids to have their own rooms': Inside a Co Down five-bed that's full of life

When Gliosa Logan and her husband blended two families, they knew they’d need a house with lots of space.

# how-we-live - Monday 20 January, 2020

'We spend hours sitting in the snug': Inside this Clonmel home with mountain views

Ramune Morrissey wanted a balance between tranquility and convenience.

# how-we-live - Monday 13 January, 2020

'Every room is filled with things we love': Inside a cosy family four bed in Co Down

Nanda Wiaderna shares the home they finally found after a long search.

# how-we-live - Monday 6 January, 2020

'I can make dinner while keeping an eye on the kids': Inside a renovated 1970s bungalow in Dublin

A look inside Nikki’s ‘forever home’ near Dundrum village.

# how-we-live - Friday 20 December, 2019

'Our children have so much freedom here': Inside this colourful rural home in Co Meath

Inside this ‘deceptively spacious’ home for a family of four.

# how-we-live - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'Days start with cartoons in the sunroom': Inside this bright family home in north Dublin

There’s also an under-the-stairs playhouse for Michelle’s three kids.

# how-we-live - Friday 13 December, 2019

'We are so lucky to have a playroom': Inside this seven-bed home in the midlands

A peek into Kate’s ever-evolving home in the midlands.

# how-we-live - Monday 9 December, 2019

# how-we-live - Monday 2 December, 2019

'We open this space up when we have guests': Inside this Georgian-style self-build in Kilkenny

Take a peek inside Clare’s five-bed home.

# how-we-live - Monday 25 November, 2019

'I can see the light changing throughout the day': Inside this unique dormer bungalow in Cork

David has filled his home with mostly antique or vintage furniture pieces.

# how-we-live - Monday 18 November, 2019

'The colours in our sitting room always make me smile': Inside a cosy mid-terrace home in Dublin 18

Amy Cullen spent her childhood “just up the road” from her current home in Stepaside.

# how-we-live - Monday 11 November, 2019

'We spend breakfast time gazing out at the cows': Inside this converted cottage in Co Cork

A peek inside Nicole’s cosy and warm home in Belgooly, Co Cork.

# how-we-live - Monday 4 November, 2019

'It's all white - except for the pink front door': Inside a farmhouse-style self-build completed just two months ago

Emma lives on the Meath-Kildare border, along with her husband and son.

# how-we-live - Friday 25 October, 2019

'We love to relax in front of the kitchen stove': Inside this three-storey new-build in Waterford

Sarah lives on a former landed estate in Co Waterford, surrounded by trees.

# how-we-live - Monday 21 October, 2019

'The open-plan layout gives us freedom': Inside this artistic family home in Monkstown, Co Dublin

Painter Isobel Henihan’s house is a “hub of creativity”.

# how-we-live - Monday 14 October, 2019

'I love how private, quiet and peaceful it is': Inside this art-filled home in Kells, Co Meath

Take a peek into life in Naomi Young’s townhouse.

# how-we-live - Monday 7 October, 2019

'We wanted a country home that didn't look traditional': Inside this spacious self-build in Co Offaly

Lisa Doyle takes us inside the home she shares with her husband, their four kids (and a dog).

# how-we-live - Monday 30 September, 2019

'When we saw the for sale sign, we knew it was fate': Inside this upgraded home in Rathfarnham

Avril McArdle left no room for error when planning out her recent home renovation.

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