Architect Dermot Bannon is back with a brand new series of Room To Improve featuring six challenging and innovative new design projects: from the most compact conversion to the biggest build of the series to date.
The first in the series will see Catherine Bennett and her youngest daughter Sarah Jane keen to downsize from their huge 13-bedroomed house in Mullingar. They're planning to move down the road, where they also own a 3-bed bungalow that's been uninhabited for the last nine years.
Senator Katherine Zappone and Dr. Ann Louise Gilligan share a former hunting lodge, built in the early 20th century in Brittas, West County Dublin. Partners for 30 years and married for the last nine, the couple have fallen out of love with the wooden house they refer to as 'the shanty'.
Clare Heenan and Rory Kelly live in a compact 1950s bungalow in the south Dublin suburb of Stillorgan. The young couple have an extensive 'wish list' and - despite a limited budget of 90,000 euro, they are determined to make the most of it. They love to entertain and - along with some much needed...