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

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

May 19th 2020, 5:21 PM 18,363 Views 10 Comments

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

'The future of food is local'. Dave Whelan of the Edible Landscape Project says now is the time for us to make the change
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'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 57,645 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Feb 17th 2020, 6:10 AM 69,835 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.

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

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

Mar 23rd 2019, 11:00 AM 7,640 Views 1 Comment

Will it pass the arse test?

Basic Stitch: I tried to Pinterest some old jars 'cause I wasn't arsed going to the bottle bank
# Basic Stitch
# 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 6,116 Views 0 Comments

Worth the effort?

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

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

Feb 23rd 2019, 11:00 AM 1,841 Views 0 Comments

But is it as easy though?

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

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

Feb 16th 2019, 11:00 AM 2,349 Views 0 Comments

Fancy getting crafty?

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

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

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

Sep 20th 2018, 5:53 PM 8,408 Views 1 Comment

Some suggestions that are more than fairylights.

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

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

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:21 AM 4,662 Views 3 Comments

Colour us intrigued!

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

Jun 1st 2017, 9:52 AM 11,068 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2017, 7:17 PM 14,609 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 21st 2015, 4:49 PM 9,023 Views 6 Comments

What a guy.

Look what this Louth man did to his Nissan Micra
# Yo Shorty
# Yo Shorty

Look what this Louth man did to his Nissan Micra

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:44 AM 8,464 Views 6 Comments

We think it’s cute <3

An Irish DIY startup just got the attention of Silicon Valley
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An Irish DIY startup just got the attention of Silicon Valley

Aug 17th 2015, 3:07 PM 16,084 Views 1 Comment

BonzaQuote has won a place in a top startup programme.

How to recreate Fat Frog ice pops at home
# Bring Back Fat Frog
# Bring Back Fat Frog

How to recreate Fat Frog ice pops at home

Jun 29th 2015, 4:18 PM 12,754 Views 2 Comments

(Both regular and boozy versions.)

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

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

Jun 4th 2015, 3:47 PM 11,725 Views 7 Comments

Get away with the quotes.

8 important questions the internet has about masturbation
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# Diy

8 important questions the internet has about masturbation

May 8th 2015, 10:56 AM 19,008 Views 7 Comments

“Will it make my hands hairy?”

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

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

Mar 31st 2015, 12:50 PM 24,194 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Man demonstrates exactly how NOT to knock down a wall

Mar 25th 2015, 10:00 PM 4,641 Views 3 Comments

Yikes.

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

Mar 5th 2015, 6:28 PM 3,155 Views 1 Comment

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

Ludicrous DIY disaster is the gift that keeps on giving
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# Perfect

Ludicrous DIY disaster is the gift that keeps on giving

Feb 27th 2015, 10:00 PM 5,752 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 14th 2015, 2:20 PM 16,839 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Nov 22nd 2014, 10:30 AM 22,499 Views 9 Comments

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

International Repair Café movement is setting up shop in Kilkenny
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International Repair Café movement is setting up shop in Kilkenny

Oct 26th 2014, 10:15 AM 16,098 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 16th 2014, 2:00 PM 8,151 Views 2 Comments

No, that is not a real vending machine.

Best use of a computer mouse ever, spotted in Dublin
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# Diy

Best use of a computer mouse ever, spotted in Dublin

Sep 20th 2014, 11:25 AM 5,643 Views 0 Comments

Innovation.

17 simple tips to make the most of your small apartment
# Flat Hacks
# Flat Hacks

17 simple tips to make the most of your small apartment

Sep 20th 2014, 9:30 AM 29,687 Views 24 Comments

Turn your tiny studio into a palace.

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

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

Sep 15th 2014, 9:30 PM 39,483 Views 9 Comments

With instructions.

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

Sep 6th 2014, 7:15 PM 12,644 Views 5 Comments

Provided you have a decent smartphone, then yes.

Coolest dad ever builds homemade hovercraft for his kids
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# Diy

Coolest dad ever builds homemade hovercraft for his kids

Aug 25th 2014, 10:01 PM 3,117 Views 3 Comments

Build one for US.

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

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

Jul 30th 2014, 3:11 PM 14,579 Views 17 Comments

But growth in Dublin is outstripping growth in rural areas.

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

Opinion: DIY cocktails – how to grow your own mojito

Jul 26th 2014, 7:00 PM 259 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 26th 2014, 10:54 AM 6,690 Views 5 Comments

You will need an Android smartphone too,

13 inspired solutions to highly unusual life problems
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# That'll Do

13 inspired solutions to highly unusual life problems

Apr 27th 2014, 9:30 AM 42,624 Views 46 Comments

Genius or insanity?

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

Apr 19th 2014, 4:00 PM 17,916 Views 33 Comments

A Chinese company printed the houses out of recycled material.

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

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

Feb 27th 2014, 10:46 AM 12,324 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.

Phone thieves accidentally send awkward DIY porn to their victim
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# Totes Awks

Phone thieves accidentally send awkward DIY porn to their victim

Jan 17th 2014, 8:25 AM 6,010 Views 0 Comments

As if being robbed wasn’t punishment enough.

This golf shop will buy golf clubs, buy golf clubs, buy golf clubs
# We Buy Golf Clubs
# We Buy Golf Clubs

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

Nov 21st 2013, 3:25 PM 5,032 Views 4 Comments

WE BUY GOLF CLUBS!

Cork bakery’s DIY pizza rollout has the dough for 32 new jobs
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Cork bakery’s DIY pizza rollout has the dough for 32 new jobs

Nov 4th 2013, 1:00 PM 14,116 Views 51 Comments

The first in a planned range of DIY products will see the total number of staff in O’Keeffe’s bakery, Ballincollig, rise to 107.

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