Advice

Design Classic: The Egg Chair

  Celebrating its 50th anniversary last year, the egg chair is the work by designer Arne Jacobsen who originally made it for the lobby of the Radisson SAS hotel in Copenhagen in 1958. This modern and striking seat is a familiar piece of furniture that…

Trees for a Small Garden

  The paperbark maple (Acer griseum, height to 12m/40ft) is a beautiful small Chinese tree with shining cinnibar-red peeling bark, magical when slivers of bark are backlit by the sun. Birches give a lovely airy effect, the fluttering leaves casting a veil rather than a…

Choosing the Right Retail Location

  Choosing the right retail location could be the difference between business success and failure therefore it is important to take your time when making your decision. There are many factors to consider when choosing a retail location and by asking the following questions and…

Moving On Up

  Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your life and is up there with marriage and divorce as one of the most stressful experiences. Location and space are key factors when moving home especially if you are…

Private Housing Grants Funding

  21/05/08 Minister Finneran announces funding of over €71.4 Million For Private House Grants for Older People and People with a Disability Mr. Michael Finneran, T.D., Minister for Housing, Urban Renewal and Developing Areas, today (21 May, 2008) announced €71.405 million for the funding of…

Colour and You

Your favourite colour could say an awful lot about you. On the walls of your home it can affect your mood and change the atmosphere of a space, so think carefully about how and where you use it, advises House and Home Editor Roisin Carabine.…

Focus On Reducing Waste

  Tips for reducing waste Tips for reusing your waste Although we are doing well in the recycling stakes at home and at work, we need to make greater efforts to prevent waste arising in the first place, according to the Department of the Environment's…
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