Amanda Kavanagh

Editor at Image Interiors & Living
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LIVING

This dreamy garden room extension in Santry is a gardener’s delight

A garden room in Dublin 9 bridges the gap to the outdoors, and creates a relaxing media-free space…

By Amanda Kavanagh

Elderflower cordial popiscles

LIVING

Your bank holiday weekend needs these cucumber and elderflower cordial popsicles

In perhaps the gentlest of all the lockdown trends, it seems like the world and its Instagram-savvy mother…

By Amanda Kavanagh

Fishamble Architects Irishtown Staircase Wormseye View

LIVING

This terraced home in Irishtown is flooded with light, thanks to a central axis

Getting light into an extended mid-terraced home is a persistent struggle; here Fishamble Architects introduce a central axis…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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LIVING

A peek inside an award-winning Irish lakeside home, with beautiful attention to detail in every corner

Surrounded by trees with fantastic views of Lough Ree, the setting of this home was just the starting…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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LIVING

A mezzanine extension to this Glenamuck cottage has transformed this family home

Architect Patrycja Rogala worked closely with her clients to increase a 100 square-metre home by 61 square meters, with…

By Amanda Kavanagh

clifden townhouse

LIVING

Small space ideas: This narrow Galway townhouse makes clever use of its existing nooks and crannies

A dilapidated Clifden townhouse in Co Galway is reconfigured for contemporary living, all while respecting the fabric of…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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A plain extension in Dublin 8 provides a blank canvas for a design-minded couple

ABGC Architects were enlisted to transform a large white box into a functional living space for two design-minded…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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LIVING

Interior designer Emily Cunnane explains four key ways to maximise small kitchens

Interior designer Emily Cunnane has made something of a name in perfecting small spaces, and nowhere is clever…

By Amanda Kavanagh

Britta Baranowsky The Flowerfield

EDITORIAL

Happy World Bee Day: These are the best bee-friendly flowers to plant right now

Attracting bees to your outdoor patch is a cinch, with a little forward-planning. We speak to two flower…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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LIVING

‘Just like bees working together to keep a colony alive, we too need to think as a community’

As we take stock and reassess our former normal, bees remind us of how community is more important…

By Amanda Kavanagh

Irish oysters

LIVING

Why are Irish oysters so special? We visit Carlingford Lough to find out

Amanda Kavanagh heads to Co Down to sample the fresh cucumber and apple flavours of Rooney Fish's Millbay…

By Amanda Kavanagh

Liadain Aiken West Cork

AGENDA

The pull of West Cork and the realities of relocating from Dublin

Moving from the city late last year, Liadain Aiken has spent the pandemic not creatively producing, but simultaneously building…

By Amanda Kavanagh