Website updated with new @RIAIonline marks #Registered

We’ve just updated the homepage and all our letterheads with the new RIAI Registered ‘Mark’ We’ve also receive our new RIAI stamp for legal documents for 2019 where we can help with the following (these are where the stamp is Read More …

Land Registry Maps – We do these too!

Land Registry – The Who, What, Why and Where! Before I jump in and shout that WE DO LAND REGISTRY MAPS!, it’s probably best to give an explanation of what they are: There are 2 separate systems for recording property Read More …

Planning lodged on this new #Rural #House

We’ve just lodged a planning application for this new house in the Connacht area (no names yet): I’ll let you know how it goes. This photomontage was included in one of our most comprehensive set of drawings at application stage Read More …

Extension/remodelling Irish Cottage service now available across Ireland…

We’ve been getting stacks of enquiries over this year for Irish Cottage extensions across Ireland. Until now we haven’t been able to service them but we’ve put together THIS DOCUMENT (automatic pdf download – check DOWNLOADS folder) that outlines how Read More …

The 3-room traditional Irish Cottage:What do do with it & new book from @marion_mcgarry

As the faithful reader will know we have a grá for the three-roomed, traditional Irish Cottage. We have done numerous restorations, refurbishments and extensions to this ubiquitious, traditional architectural form across Ireland. It was of great interest therefore that I Read More …

Conservation Reports for Planning Applications & mention for @HouseHistorian

Currently I’m in the process of writing two Conservation Reports for projects in Galway and Mayo and I’m surprising myself at how much I’m enjoying them. The Planning Application process for a Protected (Listed in UK) Structure in Ireland is Read More …

More on Dominic Stevens €25,000 house…

Let’s look at yesterdays €25,000 house in more detail. Remember this was a continuation of the blog post on building smaller I’ve been looking at the irishvernacular.com plans in more detail and I don’t think people are ‘getting’ what the Read More …

Build a house for €25,000

A continuation of yesterdays post on the necessity of building smaller this post illustrates that it is possible to build a beautiful, sustainable house without being mortgaged to the hilt. The house in question is that designed and constructed by Read More …