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# Home improvement

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Opinion: I have become that which I most feared - a man who does DIY
Rory McNab says he doesn’t cover himself in glory with his DIY efforts, but it does feel good.
Opinion: Why are home make-over tv shows so popular in Ireland?
Property programmes thrive in societies where home ownership is the most valued and celebrated housing ideology, writes Emmett Scanlon.
# Home improvement
Real Madrid's €500m stadium revamp to begin once the season ends
The 81,000 capacity is not due to increase but a number of technological advancements will be made.
# tool time
Tim Allen sent a ridiculous tweet about evolution and everyone went in
# Home improvement
Sexton stars as superb Leinster crush Ospreys with bonus-point victory at the RDS
The Welsh side entered the game with a maximum 15 points from their first three league games, but can have no complaints with tonight’s result.
# Home improvement
Munster's new €15m training base could have been a deal-breaker for Rassie Erasmus
“Rugby union wise, it’s probably in the top 10 in the world.”
# Home improvement
Here's how the €70m redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh currently looks
Upgrade work is expected to be finished by the summer of 2017.
# Home improvement
DIY in the home: When should you leave it to the professionals?
To find out what you can do around your own home, spoke to expert Gerry Fallon.
# the upgrade
The hassle-free way to improve the flooring around your home spoke to an expert to navigate the land of polished concrete and original floorboards.
# Child Safety
The Upgrade: Making your home family-friendly speaks to an expert on how best to make your home safe for a young child.
# hammer and tongs
Here's one hard-hit Irish industry finally coming back from the recession - hardware
But growth in Dublin is outstripping growth in rural areas.
# Home improvement
Lots of people are thinking about getting home extensions this year
In Dublin, the average cost of extending your home is 15% higher than in rural areas.
# Home Sweet Home
Home improvement: New digs for Irish swimmers on the Abbotstown sports campus
Barry Murphy and Bethany Carson will live in the redeveloped accommodation on the National Sports Campus.
# Home improvement
€30m to be spent on insulating 25k council houses
The scheme will see local authority homes made warmer, meaning lower energy bills.
# Home improvement
'It’s very hard to get everyone on the same hymn sheet': The battle to develop a county's young stars
Michael Quinn on the need to bring on Longford’s rising stars and break out of their slump.
# Home improvement
€300k transformation gives Katie a proper training base - and toilets - for Road to Rio
Ireland’s Olympic champion was in Bray yesterday for the re-opening of Bray Boxing Gym.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you take advantage of the 'home improvement' tax break?
The new scheme will allow a tax credit of 13.5 per cent for cash spent on renovations priced up to €30,000.
# Budget 2014
Home renovation tax incentive will hurt 'tax dodging cowboys' - IGBC
New scheme means homeowners are less likely to use the shadow economy for building works according to construction groups including The Irish Green Building Council.
# Home improvement
Building a Fortress: how Irish cricket got a new €500k home to match its ambition
Ireland lift the covers off their new international cricket ground in Malahide when England visit next week.
# more power
7 things that made everyone watch Home Improvement
Don’t act like you didn’t love it when you were younger.
# don't do it yourself
The 12 types of DIY disaster to avoid this weekend
Careful with those power tools now.
# Home improvement
The new Atlanta Falcons stadium might just be the coolest thing ever
Can we suggest 360 Architecture to look after the redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh?
# Athlone
B&Q Athlone store to remain open after negotiation on lease terms
The store currently employs 45 people and will remain open subject to a successful outcome to examinership.
# Home improvement
No immediate plans for redevelopment as Pairc Tailteann downsized
Home of Meath GAA looks set to be reduced to 10,000 for the foreseeable future.
# Home improvement
Man City rename stadium following Etihad sponsorship deal
The club’s ground will now be known as the Etihad Stadium – plus check out six of the strangest stadium names.