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

Feb 3rd 2020, 5:32 PM 5,496 Views 0 Comments

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

Jan 27th 2020, 4:39 PM 3,249 Views 0 Comments

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

Jan 20th 2020, 5:31 PM 4,579 Views 0 Comments

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

Jan 13th 2020, 5:15 PM 5,869 Views 0 Comments

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

Jan 6th 2020, 2:15 PM 13,132 Views 2 Comments

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

Dec 20th 2019, 9:23 AM 4,600 Views 0 Comments

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

Dec 17th 2019, 12:22 PM 2,693 Views 0 Comments

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

Dec 13th 2019, 12:21 PM 5,829 Views 0 Comments

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

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

'I take a quiet moment in the living room before the day begins': Inside this colourful house in Co Tyrone
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'I take a quiet moment in the living room before the day begins': Inside this colourful house in Co Tyrone

Dec 9th 2019, 5:17 PM 3,533 Views 0 Comments

Life inside Alicia’s home in Omagh.

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

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

Dec 2nd 2019, 5:29 PM 4,350 Views 1 Comment

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

Nov 25th 2019, 5:27 PM 6,112 Views 0 Comments

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

Nov 18th 2019, 4:44 PM 4,509 Views 0 Comments

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

Nov 11th 2019, 5:30 PM 4,199 Views 0 Comments

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

Nov 4th 2019, 5:37 PM 3,190 Views 1 Comment

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

Oct 25th 2019, 5:23 PM 6,813 Views 0 Comments

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

Oct 21st 2019, 4:58 PM 3,912 Views 0 Comments

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

Oct 14th 2019, 5:31 PM 5,549 Views 1 Comment

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

Oct 7th 2019, 5:41 PM 7,879 Views 0 Comments

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

Sep 30th 2019, 5:25 PM 5,425 Views 0 Comments

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

# how-we-live - Monday 23 September, 2019

'There's nothing better than sitting by the open fire': Inside this creative and colourful home in Westmeath
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'There's nothing better than sitting by the open fire': Inside this creative and colourful home in Westmeath

Sep 23rd 2019, 4:55 PM 3,473 Views 0 Comments

Ediana Dolan gives a glimpse into her family’s colourful home.

# how-we-live - Monday 16 September, 2019

'Even on the dullest day, the house is bright': Inside this unique split-level home in Carlow
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'Even on the dullest day, the house is bright': Inside this unique split-level home in Carlow

Sep 16th 2019, 5:30 PM 4,620 Views 0 Comments

‘The architect ignored all our ideas. But we loved the design in the end!’

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

'We get the morning and evening light': Inside this timber frame home in Co Galway
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'We get the morning and evening light': Inside this timber frame home in Co Galway

Sep 9th 2019, 5:09 PM 4,490 Views 1 Comment

The modern home of Sarah Casserly and her family is a work in progress.

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

'Sitting on boxes for a week is one of my fondest memories': Inside this fixer-upper cottage near Cork city
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'Sitting on boxes for a week is one of my fondest memories': Inside this fixer-upper cottage near Cork city

Sep 2nd 2019, 5:34 PM 2,430 Views 0 Comments

Explore this redesigned home with a mid-century-inspired extension.

# how-we-live - Monday 26 August, 2019

'Knocking down the walls made it feel bigger and brighter': Inside this open-plan bungalow in Limerick
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'Knocking down the walls made it feel bigger and brighter': Inside this open-plan bungalow in Limerick

Aug 26th 2019, 5:28 PM 4,535 Views 0 Comments

Wioleta Kelly and her husband revamped their home’s layout two years ago.

# how-we-live - Monday 19 August, 2019

'We redecorated... then ripped it all out and started again': Inside this light-filled family home by the sea
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'We redecorated... then ripped it all out and started again': Inside this light-filled family home by the sea

Aug 19th 2019, 3:45 PM 3,888 Views 0 Comments

Bronagh Page gives us a peek into her life at this lovely home in Co Dublin.

# how-we-live - Monday 12 August, 2019

'I love the light-filled drawing room': Inside this manor house that a family restored from dereliction
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'I love the light-filled drawing room': Inside this manor house that a family restored from dereliction

Aug 12th 2019, 10:38 AM 4,832 Views 0 Comments

Eilin O’Carroll takes us through a day behind her front doors – the former stables she lives in, and the manor she is renovating.

# how-we-live - Friday 2 August, 2019

'The minute I saw it, I loved it': Inside this stylish self-build tailored for a growing family
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'The minute I saw it, I loved it': Inside this stylish self-build tailored for a growing family

Aug 2nd 2019, 5:14 PM 4,770 Views 1 Comment

Breda Meere takes us through a day behind her front door.

# how-we-live - Monday 29 July, 2019

'It feels like you are up in the trees': Inside this yoga-friendly family home in Cork
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'It feels like you are up in the trees': Inside this yoga-friendly family home in Cork

Jul 29th 2019, 5:01 PM 2,681 Views 0 Comments

Loretta Kennedy takes us through a day behind her front door.

# how-we-live - Monday 22 July, 2019

'I can't believe I got away with pink': Inside this totally renovated 1970s home in Dublin
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'I can't believe I got away with pink': Inside this totally renovated 1970s home in Dublin

Jul 22nd 2019, 4:26 PM 3,426 Views 0 Comments

Rachel takes us through a day behind her front door.

# how-we-live - Monday 15 July, 2019

'We couldn't afford to buy our dream house, so we created one': Inside this stylish and bright semi-d in Cork
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'We couldn't afford to buy our dream house, so we created one': Inside this stylish and bright semi-d in Cork

Jul 15th 2019, 5:20 PM 4,275 Views 0 Comments

Magda Watroba takes us through a day behind her front door.

# how-we-live - Monday 8 July, 2019

'The porch is a suntrap in the mornings': Exploring Rosemarie's light-filled bungalow in Kilkenny
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'The porch is a suntrap in the mornings': Exploring Rosemarie's light-filled bungalow in Kilkenny

Jul 8th 2019, 5:54 PM 3,690 Views 0 Comments

Rosemarie Durr takes us through a day behind her front door (starting with breakfast al fresco).

# how-we-live - Monday 1 July, 2019

'I love seeing the sun through the arched windows': Inside Tríona's five-bedroom West Cork bungalow
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'I love seeing the sun through the arched windows': Inside Tríona's five-bedroom West Cork bungalow

Jul 1st 2019, 5:34 PM 2,025 Views 0 Comments

Tríona and her husband moved from city to country last summer.

# how-we-live - Monday 24 June, 2019

'I love the view of green fields from the upstairs landing': Inside this bright and airy self-build in rural Galway
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'I love the view of green fields from the upstairs landing': Inside this bright and airy self-build in rural Galway

Jun 24th 2019, 5:31 PM 6,723 Views 1 Comment

Aisling Donnellan talks us through a day inside her front door.

# how-we-live - Monday 17 June, 2019

'The cosy living room is my happy place': Inside this homely and stylish 1930s terrace in Marino
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'The cosy living room is my happy place': Inside this homely and stylish 1930s terrace in Marino

Jun 17th 2019, 5:04 PM 6,440 Views 2 Comments

Marketing manager and mum Joanna Carley takes us through a day behind her front door.

# how-we-live - Monday 10 June, 2019

'We can sit and weather-watch all day long': Inside this Sligo home with magical sky views
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'We can sit and weather-watch all day long': Inside this Sligo home with magical sky views

Jun 10th 2019, 5:13 PM 3,908 Views 0 Comments

Digital marketer Aoife Porter takes us through a day behind her front door.

# how-we-live - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'We set up a play area under the stairs': Inside this toddler-tailored family home in north Dublin
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'We set up a play area under the stairs': Inside this toddler-tailored family home in north Dublin

May 30th 2019, 12:31 PM 3,448 Views 3 Comments

Civil servant and mum-of-one Claire Nolan takes us through a day behind her front door.

# how-we-live - Monday 27 May, 2019

'I love looking at the clouds roll past': Inside this revamped 200-year-old cottage in Donegal
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'I love looking at the clouds roll past': Inside this revamped 200-year-old cottage in Donegal

May 27th 2019, 5:04 PM 6,526 Views 0 Comments

Jade Doherty takes us through a day behind her front door.

# how-we-live - Monday 20 May, 2019

'The minute I walked in I knew it was for me': Inside this light-filled 1930s redbrick in Glasnevin
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'The minute I walked in I knew it was for me': Inside this light-filled 1930s redbrick in Glasnevin

May 20th 2019, 5:06 PM 4,243 Views 0 Comments

Naomi Hanrahan takes us through a day behind her front door.

# how-we-live - Monday 13 May, 2019

'I see our house as my canvas': Inside this airy and clean-lined new build in Kildare
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'I see our house as my canvas': Inside this airy and clean-lined new build in Kildare

May 13th 2019, 5:40 PM 4,417 Views 2 Comments

Leona Browne takes us through a day behind her front door.

# how-we-live - Friday 3 May, 2019

'I wake up to the sound of birds chirping': Inside this traditional Irish cottage with a flower garden
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'I wake up to the sound of birds chirping': Inside this traditional Irish cottage with a flower garden

May 3rd 2019, 12:21 PM 3,246 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Fallon takes us through a day behind her front door.