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From TheJournal.ie 'The view changes every hour': Saoirse's cliff-edge home with a lighthouse in the garden How We Live

'The view changes every hour': Saoirse's cliff-edge home with a lighthouse in the garden

The 200-year-old house was built for Youghal’s lighthouse keepers.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're living on the land while we build our future house': Inside Suzanne's not-so-mobile home in Galway How We Live

'We're living on the land while we build our future house': Inside Suzanne's not-so-mobile home in Galway

When their self-build project was delayed, Suzanne and Roman found a temporary solution that worked.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's plenty of painting to keep us busy': Inside a home renovation delayed by lockdown How We Live

'There's plenty of painting to keep us busy': Inside a home renovation delayed by lockdown

Lisa Joyce and her husband moved house at the end of February.

From TheJournal.ie 'We moved in here three months ago with a new baby': Elisha's cottage makeover in Wicklow How We Live

'We moved in here three months ago with a new baby': Elisha's cottage makeover in Wicklow

‘The house is small but we make the most of the space we have.’

From TheJournal.ie 'I have a creativity corner in the kitchen': Sewing fan Noeleen shows us around her Dublin home How We Live

'I have a creativity corner in the kitchen': Sewing fan Noeleen shows us around her Dublin home

‘I’ll happily spend all afternoon here with the sun beaming in through the windows.’

From TheJournal.ie 'You won't find any grey in our house': Inside this rainbow-hued home in Tipperary How We Live

'You won't find any grey in our house': Inside this rainbow-hued home in Tipperary

Design and DIY pro Joanne Condon takes us inside her self-built space.

From TheJournal.ie 'The sun hits this spot at around 11am': Catherine's Dublin home with a transformed back garden How We Live

'The sun hits this spot at around 11am': Catherine's Dublin home with a transformed back garden

Catherine Daly and her husband have put eleven years of work into their suburban bungalow.

From TheJournal.ie 'We moved in just before the shutdown': Emma Clair's DIY home renovation project How We Live

'We moved in just before the shutdown': Emma Clair's DIY home renovation project

‘We got a massive delivery of paint and have ordered some other supplies too.’

From TheJournal.ie 'We start the day listening to Eighties music': A snapshot of life in this bright Dublin 6 home How We Live

'We start the day listening to Eighties music': A snapshot of life in this bright Dublin 6 home

Michelle converted her garage into an open plan living/kitchen area.

From TheJournal.ie 'We fell in love with the house and the rest is history': Inside this colourful former dispensary in Derry How We Live

'We fell in love with the house and the rest is history': Inside this colourful former dispensary in Derry

Nadine chose her home for its “distinctive character and history”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm treating the house like a blank canvas': Art lover Emma shares her new build by the sea How We Live

'I'm treating the house like a blank canvas': Art lover Emma shares her new build by the sea

‘I can’t wait to fill the place with my Mam’s artwork.’

From TheJournal.ie 'We spent five years thinking about the big renovation': Step inside Sarah's transformed Meath home How We Live

'We spent five years thinking about the big renovation': Step inside Sarah's transformed Meath home

Sarah’s old kitchen, living and dining area now form one open-plan space.

From TheJournal.ie 'I drink my morning coffee and ask Alexa for the news': Inside this tech-filled home in Armagh How We Live

'I drink my morning coffee and ask Alexa for the news': Inside this tech-filled home in Armagh

Aine shares a day in her home: a three-bed new build in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our first DIY project was the blue front door': Inside a Belfast new build with lots of personality How We Live

'Our first DIY project was the blue front door': Inside a Belfast new build with lots of personality

Stephanie lives with her partner and their two cats, Wee Man and Wee Lady.

From TheJournal.ie 'Light the fire, cuddle up with the dog and watch Netflix': Inside this cosy but bright home in Westmeath How We Live

'Light the fire, cuddle up with the dog and watch Netflix': Inside this cosy but bright home in Westmeath

Marian’s passion for interior design can be seen throughout her Westmeath home.

From TheJournal.ie 'The entire house is unique': Life inside this striking Galway home that blends into the landscape How We Live

'The entire house is unique': Life inside this striking Galway home that blends into the landscape

Tanya shares their modern take on the Irish shed – and how it suits their family.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's retro and very cosy': A glimpse at family life in a renovated chalet bungalow in Armagh How We Live

'It's retro and very cosy': A glimpse at family life in a renovated chalet bungalow in Armagh

Séana walks us through a day in the life behind her front door.

From TheJournal.ie 'The glass doors make us feel like part of the view': Inside this self-build bungalow in Wicklow How We Live

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

Fáinche lives with her husband, two children and their dog in Co Wicklow.

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

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

When Gliosa Logan and her husband blended two families, they knew they’d need a house with lots of space.

From TheJournal.ie 'We spend hours sitting in the snug': Inside this Clonmel home with mountain views How We Live

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

Ramune Morrissey wanted a balance between tranquility and convenience.

From TheJournal.ie 'Every room is filled with things we love': Inside a cosy family four bed in Co Down How We Live

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

Nanda Wiaderna shares the home they finally found after a long search.

From TheJournal.ie 'I can make dinner while keeping an eye on the kids': Inside a renovated 1970s bungalow in Dublin How We Live

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

A look inside Nikki’s ‘forever home’ near Dundrum village.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our children have so much freedom here': Inside this colourful rural home in Co Meath How We Live

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

Inside this ‘deceptively spacious’ home for a family of four.

From TheJournal.ie 'Days start with cartoons in the sunroom': Inside this bright family home in north Dublin How We Live

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

There’s also an under-the-stairs playhouse for Michelle’s three kids.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are so lucky to have a playroom': Inside this seven-bed home in the midlands How We Live

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I take a quiet moment in the living room before the day begins': Inside this colourful house in Co Tyrone How We Live
From TheJournal.ie 'We open this space up when we have guests': Inside this Georgian-style self-build in Kilkenny How We Live

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

Take a peek inside Clare’s five-bed home.

From TheJournal.ie 'I can see the light changing throughout the day': Inside this unique dormer bungalow in Cork How We Live

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

David has filled his home with mostly antique or vintage furniture pieces.

From TheJournal.ie 'The colours in our sitting room always make me smile': Inside a cosy mid-terrace home in Dublin 18 How We Live

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

Amy Cullen spent her childhood “just up the road” from her current home in Stepaside.

From TheJournal.ie 'We spend breakfast time gazing out at the cows': Inside this converted cottage in Co Cork How We Live

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

A peek inside Nicole’s cosy and warm home in Belgooly, Co Cork.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's all white - except for the pink front door': Inside a farmhouse-style self-build completed just two months ago How We Live

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

Emma lives on the Meath-Kildare border, along with her husband and son.

From TheJournal.ie 'We love to relax in front of the kitchen stove': Inside this three-storey new-build in Waterford How We Live

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

Sarah lives on a former landed estate in Co Waterford, surrounded by trees.

From TheJournal.ie 'The open-plan layout gives us freedom': Inside this artistic family home in Monkstown, Co Dublin How We Live

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

Painter Isobel Henihan’s house is a “hub of creativity”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I love how private, quiet and peaceful it is': Inside this art-filled home in Kells, Co Meath How We Live

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

Take a peek into life in Naomi Young’s townhouse.

From TheJournal.ie 'We wanted a country home that didn't look traditional': Inside this spacious self-build in Co Offaly How We Live

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

Lisa Doyle takes us inside the home she shares with her husband, their four kids (and a dog).

From TheJournal.ie 'When we saw the for sale sign, we knew it was fate': Inside this upgraded home in Rathfarnham How We Live

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'There's nothing better than sitting by the open fire': Inside this creative and colourful home in Westmeath How We Live

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Even on the dullest day, the house is bright': Inside this unique split-level home in Carlow How We Live

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We get the morning and evening light': Inside this timber frame home in Co Galway How We Live

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Sitting on boxes for a week is one of my fondest memories': Inside this fixer-upper cottage near Cork city How We Live

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

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

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