Room to Improve: Season 4

Room to Improve: Season 4

7 Episodes

Celebrated Irish Architect and presenter Dermot Bannon attempts to find solutions for families in their homes, as he adapts their existing properties to better suit their needs in Season 4 of Room to Improve.

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Room to Improve: Season 4
  • Clonakilty

    Episode 1

    In 2006, when Pádraig Whooley and Lorraine Dufficey spent €265 thousand on their remote cottage at Rossmore in West Cork, they knew that - while the hilltop location was ideal - the house was far from it.

    The cottage is cramped and claustrophobic. The kitchen is tiny, it has one drawer and three...

  • Foxrock

    Episode 2

    Sisters, Margaret and Jodie Burke plan to share the house they both grew up in. "Jodie and I are like chalk and cheese, I still can't get over that we're sisters."

    The women need separate living spaces as well as communal areas for large family gatherings. It's a challenge for Dermot, and as he...

  • Laytown

    Episode 3

    James and Annmarie Sowray live in an 1860's fisherman’s cottage on the seafront in Laytown Co. Meath. Local girl Annmarie was raised only 200 metres down the road and she knows how special it is to have the sea at her front door.

    From the minute they walked into their house in 2005, they loved i...

  • Dalkey

    Episode 4

    Thirteen years ago Brian and Julie Keane found a location that suited them perfectly, but a house that didn’t.

    Brian and Julie live in Dalkey, South County Dublin. Julie is an airhostess who has a passion for fashion. In their three-bedroom house she has run out of space for all her clothes, ha...

  • Clontarf

    Episode 5

    In 2003, Denise and Ben bought their 1940's house in Clontarf, North Dublin. When they bought the house it was in bedsits and they spent €50,000 converting it back into a 3 bedroom family home.

    "We put in a kind of make shift kitchen that was thrown together because we had no money left". Now f...

  • Dundalk

    Episode 6

    Yvonne and John live in a housing estate in Dundalk with their two children. Four years ago, they decided to buy their next-door neighbours house.

    The house has been unoccupied since they bought it. Going against the norm, they have decided to knock two houses into one - a challenge Dermot's nev...

  • Sutton

    Episode 7

    Jim and Siobhan Doyle live in a beautiful old house over looking Dublin Bay in Sutton. Siobhan grew up in the house and is very emotionally attached to it. So much so that ten years ago the couple bought the house from Siobhan's siblings.

    They haven't done any renovation work..until now and the...