The Home Show with Sinead Ryan
The Home Show with Sinead Ryan
About The Home Show with Sinead Ryan
Listen and subscribe to The Home Show with Sinead Ryan on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.
You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.
This week on The Home Show Podcast: The Home Show Gift guide with Lorraine Keane and Russell Alford; we explore the 12 interior "don'ts" of Christmas according to journalist and craft historian Eleanor Flegg; plus we chat to interior designer Natasha Rocca Devine on maximising your spaces for those extra visitors this festive season
This week Sinéad talks to the founders of "Within the Village," a remarkable restoration project nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Western Ireland. Next, our green-thumbed expert, Irish gardener Peter Dowdall, will share invaluable tips and tricks to ensure your garden remains a source of joy in your life. Looking to cozy up your home this holiday season? Sinead has you covered with her top picks for interior and home-related books, perfect additions to your Christmas wish list. And finally, Jennifer Sheehan will inspire you with her insights on decorating small spaces, proving that size should never limit your style.
The week on The Home Show Podcast: Sinead chats to dog behaviour expert, Nanci Creedon, about why you should think twice before you get a dog for Christmas; gardening grandad, Gerald Stratford, affectionately known as the 'Veg King' joins Sinead to talk about his newfound stardom; we’ll have tips on buying a rug for your home with Clare Vallely, co-owner and Managing Director of Kukoon Rugs; and if you or a family member are thinking about downsizing your home, Denise O’Connor is with us this week to outline what needs to be considered.
This week on The Home Show podcast: Sinead is joined by Sonya Lennon and Brendan Courtney who have created a transformative lifestyle collection with Kilkenny Design; Ciara O'Brien, Irish Times business and technology journalist has some tips ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday later this month; Suzy O’Keefe from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland talks Irish Design Week 2023; and we get some insights into how we can glam up our homes on a budget with Natasha Rocca Devine.
This week Sinead delves into a cozy winter lineup. First, gardening guru Peter Dowdall shares essential tips for nurturing your garden during the chilly months. Then we unravel the do's and don'ts of mattress shopping with insights from Youlanda Kelly, alongside Des Kelly, Executive Director. Get inspired by the vibrant world of artist Orla Walsh, hailed as Ireland's own Andy Warhol. Plus, ever heard of a breakfast pantry? Niamh Maher, Creative Director at Journal Media, is here to reveal the secrets of this morning marvel.
This week on The Home Show Podcast: Designer Orla Kiely joins us to talk about her new furniture collection. Entertainment.ie movie editor Brian Lloyd, is back with us as we continue our series on famous homes from film - this week we are looking at houses featured in Amityville, The Others, and What Lies Beneath. Jennifer Sheahan has some tips on decorating your home for Halloween. And a creative pop-up opened in Kildare Village this week showcasing the work of 24 craft and design makers from Kildare. Sinead is joined by the lady who led the project, Claire Dunleavy from Kildare LEO.
This week on the Home Show Podcast: TV personality Brian Dowling on his new Virgin media television programme 'The Salvage Squad'. Architect, Niall McLaughlin, on designing the International Rugby Experience in Limerick. Paula McGovern, owner of Wizard & Grace Essential Oil Candles in Kinsale And Arlene McIntyre on creating the perfect dressing rooms and walk-in wardrobes.
Brian Lloyd, Entertainment.ie Movies Editor is back with us this week as we continue our series on famous homes in film. This week the house featured in the Money Pit. The Ideal Homes exhibition is on next weekend at the RDS in Dublin. Sinead chats to furniture designers Nicky O'Dwyer and Donnacha Ryan co- founders of Metal and Mallet- they create pieces out of storm damaged fallen trees. Rudolf Wortmann of OOAK (One of a kind) also joins in to talk about his bespoke designs. And Niamh Maher speaks about the interior trends we won’t be bringing with us into 2024, along with the demise of the shelfie.
This week on The Home Show podcast: We'll be talking house swapping with Howth resident, Robin Blandford. Sean Defoe, Newstalk’s political correspondent, on what the budget might have in store for homeowners, renters, and landlords. Emmett Scanlon, Director of the Irish Architecture Foundation joins Sinead to preview 'Open House Dublin' - the free festival of architecture taking place between 7–15 October. And Denise O’Connor from Optimise Design on transforming your spare room into a hobby zone.
This week on the Home Show Podcast: We launch our brand new series Famous Homes on Film with Brian Lloyd, movies editor with Entertainment.ie. This week we take a look at the house featured in 'Father of the Bride'. We're joined by urban forester and journalist, Catherine Cleary, who along with her husband, is building a native forest in Co Roscommon. We look at the Hometown Architect Project set up by the Irish Architecture Foundation with Mark Ruddy from the Hometown Architect team in Belmullet & Kate Strain from the Aughrim project. And Jennifer Sheahan on integrating mobility aids at home.
This week on The Home Show Podcast: The Irish contestant on Channel 4’s new series 'Selling Super Houses', Mairead Doyle Heffernan. Solicitor Catherine Ardagh on your legal property and neighbourhood queries. Susie Campbell, porcelain and statue restoration expert. And what is this season's hottest colour? Natasha Rocca Devine has the answer with some tips for matching hues.
This week on the Home Show Podcast: The history of Hook Lighthouse with tour guide and general manager of Hook Lighthouse, Lorraine Murphy. Is the housing crisis deterring employers from hiring staff outside of Ireland? Frank Morley, MD Corporate Care Relocation joins Sinead to discuss. 'The Timeless Antiques Fair' returns to the RDS in Dublin this weekend - Sinead is joined by one of the exhibitors, Rupert McBain, owner of McBain & Byrne. And, Jennifer Sheahan is back from Paris where she attended Maison et Objet, one of the world’s biggest interiors trade shows.
Architect to the stars, Paul McClean, tells Sinead about the most expensive mansion in America he has ever built, and A-listers demands for their bespoke Hollywood homes. With the number of renters over 65 on the rise, we talk to ALONE about the impact this precarious position can have on people in their later years. Gardening guru, Brian Burke, will be giving us all the tips and tricks we need for gardening as we change seasons. And, turning that childhood bedroom into a student sanctuary, Denise O’Connor of Optimise Design joins us with tips on how to make the transformation as easy as possible.
This week on The Home Show Podcast: Joan Scales stops by to discuss the value of street art and what role it can play in our urban spaces. Students are heading into another academic year, but many are having to navigate the many accommodation scams that are going around right now - Sinead talks to the USI Vice President for Campaigns, Zaid Al-Barghouthi to find out more. How to make your beautiful hardwood floors last, not only years, but decades longer with Martin O'Callaghan, wood flooring expert and owner of Munster Hardwood Flooring. And, Niamh Maher of the @TheJournal_ie joins Sinead to talk about making our living spaces comfy and cozy as we face into the Autumn months.
This week on The Home Show Podcast: Jennifer Sheahan joins Sinead to discuss how to do up your rental space without getting on the bad side of your landlord. We’ll be looking at home security systems and tech gadgets with Ciara O’Brien, tech correspondent with the Irish Times. According to recent reports, house sales are failing because of delays in the conveyancing process. IPAV Chief Executive, Pat Davitt speaks with Sinead about what could or should be done about it. And continuing our summer series on great Irish houses and gardens we’re taking a trip to Kilkenny to explore the rich history of one of Ireland’s most beautiful castles.
This week on The Home Show Podcast: Anne O’Donoghue CEO of the Irish Heritage Trust discusses the centuries-old secret room discovered at Johnstown Castle in County Wexford. Harrison Gardner Eco-Builder and author of 'Build Your Own' on the ins and outs of retrofitting your home. Doug Keatinge of Avolon Aviation on recycling aircraft interior materials. Alexandra Ryan from goss.ie talks capsule wardrobes, and Arlene McIntyre of Ventura Design on converting a child's bedroom into a teenager's sanctuary.
In this week's episode, Sinéad continues her summer series on great Irish houses and gardens with a visit to Powerscourt Estate in Co Wicklow. Alex Slazenger recounts his childhood growing up on the grounds and gives Sinéad a run through of its rich history. Karl Deeter stops by to offer invaluable insights into navigating the complexities of mortgages during the cost-of-living crisis. From interior designer to glove making, Paula Rowan shares her story of success, and how she came to design for icons Lady Gaga, Madonna and Naomi Campbell. And Natasha Rocca Devine lends Sinéad a treasure trove of balcony decorating wisdom, with practical and creative suggestions to transform these small outdoor spaces into personalised havens.
Sinéad talks to Russell Alford from GastroGays about crafting the perfect garden party fair; she explores captivating garden party décor ideas with Niamh Maher; she delves into the history of Airfield Estate in Dundrum, and celebrates the craft month with a French upholsterer blending traditions.
Star of the hit BBC show The Repair Shop, Jay Blades stops by to chat about his amazing life story. Sinead discusses sporting memorabilia with Ian Whyte from Whyte’s Auctioneers. Karen McCaffrey from Smithborough Tidy Towns and artist Jimmy Cosgrave explain transforming tree stumps into sculptures. And Jennifer Sheahan breaks down creating your own home interior Instagram account.
This week on The Home Show Podcast: It’s wedding season and if you fancy getting married at home we’ll be getting some top tips on how to get organised; we’re continuing our summer series on great Irish houses exploring the sumptuous Kylemore Abbey; Sinead will be delving into the beating heart of the Cork art scene as the Lavit Gallery turns 60, and Arlene McIntyre of Ventura Design Group on the ins and outs of designing homes for celebrities like Vogue Williams.