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Celebrity Home Of The Year was on last night and Twitter was BET into it

Because who doesn’t love a good snoop?
Jan 3rd 2018, 9:59 AM 14,833 1

CELEBRITY HOME OF the Year had everyone talking last night.

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It featured senator David Norris, broadcaster Eoghan McDermott, former Xposé host Lorraine Keane, rugby player Mike Ross and author Melissa Hill.

Three expert judges were tasked with scrutinising the famous gaffs – no mean feat, considering the high standards.

Melissa’s place had flamingos everywhere.

Not on the lawn though because her husband would go mad, natch.

flam Source: RTÉ

flam2 Source: RTÉ

flam3 Source: RTÉ

Lorraine Keane had a wardrobe straight out of a Barbie dream house.

wardrobe Source: RTÉ

shoes Source: RTÉ

The gaff was also originally made up of 8 (!) flats. Some job.

lorr Source: RTÉ

sitting Source: RTÉ

Senator David Norris bought his city-centre Georgian house 40 years ago, calling the restoration process “a great adventure”.

He also said he ‘wasn’t a rich man’, but I’d imagine people struggling to make rent every month with the rental crisis would find that hard to believe.

celebrity home of the year Source: RTÉ

kitchen Source: RTÉ

He’s also been given 17 portraits as gifts, which he hangs in his home, obvs.

norris Source: RTÉ

#LoveYourself

The thing Eoghan McDermott was most proud of in his gaff? His TV unit.

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hoty Source: RTÉ

He also attempted to bribe the judges.

bribe Source: RTÉ

Very subtle.

Mike Ross’ wife Kimberly, original from Connecticut, oversaw the renovations in their home.

rugby Source: RTÉ

bed Source: RTÉ

Naturally, as Irish people, we were automatically concerned about the cleaning.

https://twitter.com/philipnolan1/status/948315346238394369

https://twitter.com/CittyWunt/status/948320285413007361

https://twitter.com/MaireadNiChuaig/status/948315137580175360

People were lusting after Lorraine's wardrobe ...

https://twitter.com/Melfinn1/status/948325122661933062

https://twitter.com/Avoca_/status/948315011339948032

... Though they questioned her candle obsession.

https://twitter.com/Davydoesdublin/status/948318880912625664

And others envied other things - like Melissa's knife holder.

https://twitter.com/klally6/status/948327321928335360

Goals indeed.

People loved Senator Norris' well-loved Georgian home.

https://twitter.com/nicniclong/status/948321162580373507

https://twitter.com/HoranBex/status/948320982120452097

However, with homelessness levels on the rise and people continuing to be squeezed out of the property market, the show wasn't absolved of criticism ...

https://twitter.com/RayMcGrath/status/948322558402879489

https://twitter.com/megsoleil_/status/948323692634877952

https://twitter.com/ALGALWAY/status/948320629912109056

https://twitter.com/DarrylGibney/status/948325356691435521

We won't spoil who won the €5,000 charity prize if you still have to catch up.

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