Amanda Kavanagh

Editor at Image Interiors & Living
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Father’s Day gift ideas for design-minded dads

As Sunday June 21 approaches, you might be thinking, I've done whiskey stones, whiskey glasses and the obligatory socks,…

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Hide the mess with Zoom background images from Image Interiors & Living

Who could've predicted that Zoom background images would become a thing? We didn't, but thankfully a chic interior…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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Five Instagrams to refresh your Irish history

Irish history is being presented in tiny digestible formats by a number of dedicated curators. With tours and…

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WATCH: this emotive Irish video shows how important it is to #stayhome

An emotive new Irish video prompts viewers to stay safe, stay home, and all the while, reminds us…

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Starting to GIY? These online resources and books can help

Growing your own food is a beautiful thing – and as Amanda Kavanagh's experience shows – not always…

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Meet Rob Krawczyk, owner and head chef of Michelin-starred Restaurant Chestnut in Ballydehob

Previously working as head chef at Brabazon at Tankardstown, Rob Krawczyk opened his restaurant in March 2018 and was…

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This recycled material will be everywhere in 2020

Working with waste no longer means compromising on design. In fact, Smile Plastics are proving quite the opposite,…

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Ask The Expert: What do I need to know about BER ratings?

Move over glass box extensions, improving your BER rating is set to be our new national obsession. BER…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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This Clare hotel has significantly reduced their carbon footprint, and here’s how

Over three years, a dedicated 'green team' at Hotel Doolin set out to reduce the hotel’s carbon footprint, with…

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This small crew have launched a Kickstarter to help fund a new creative space in Dublin

Hen's Teeth are opening a new permanent gallery and cultural space in Dublin 8 and is looking for…

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Miele’s new oven tech wants to cook your breakfast while you snooze

"Ask him if he knows Dr Oetker," quips a colleague when I mention I'm invited to visit Gütersloh, Germany,…

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Netflix series for interiors fans to binge on

After a hectic year and a maniac build-up to Christmas, I can't be the only one looking forward…

By Amanda Kavanagh