Ireland’s Biggest Most Comprehensive Home Improvement Event
- 30,000 people expected to visit the RDS over the 4-day event
- Bliain na Gaeilge being celebrated in the form of the ‘Cúl Art House’ by architect and interior designer Róisín Murphy
- SuperValu brand ambassadors Kevin Dundon, Martin Shanahan, Bressie and Sharon Hearne Smith will be there throughout the weekend to cook up a storm
The permanent tsb Ideal Home Show is returning to the RDS this Autumn for a 4-day extravaganza with something to suit all of your home needs! The event is taking place October 26th to 29th and is sure to house all of the best home advice under the one roof.
Approximately 30,000 people are set to attend the upcoming show in search of new ideas, inspiration, products and services that will help them transform their house into an ideal home.
Whether you are looking to change the look of your home or start a new project from scratch, the permanent tsb Ideal Home Show is the one stop shop in collecting the information you need. With exhibitors showcasing their skils in interior design, bespoke furniture and everything from new builds and renovations to home automation and sustainable energy this show is not to be missed.
Not only does the show cater for the renovations and building side of the home, but also the fun and innovative side. From high quality cookware to blenders and vegetable peelers and from magic mops to foldaway ladders, there is no other store or outlet that can boast the range of great ideas for every home that you will find at the permanent tsb Ideal Home Show.
Television’s Quantity Surveyor Patricia Power will also be returning to the show this Autumn to give visitors advice at the House & Home Interiors and Design Theatre in association with House & Home Magazine.
Sean D. Lemass of SDL Exhibitions commented:
“The permanent tsb Ideal Home Show is about helping home owners attain the comfort, lifestyle and wellbeing that comes from achieving Your Ideal Home.
“The extension and home renovation boom continues across the country and visitors planning such major projects will find all the help and advice they need at the show.”
CÚL ART SHOWHOUSE & WILD ATLANTIC COASTAL GARDEN
This October’s Ideal Home Showhouse is a traditional Irish ‘Cúl Art House’ is designed by Róisín Murphy. Róisín is an architect, artist and presenter of RTE’s Home Rescue, formerly known as Desperate Houses.
She is bringing a fresh feel to the permanent tsb Ideal Home Show this Autumn with her crisp and modern architectural design and contemporary style, paired with native Irish materials from all around the country. She will use limestone sourced from Carlow, jade tones of Connemara marble and also elements of copper sourced from Longford.
She will be showcasing Irish art, furniture and design sourced from the pioneering modernists of the 60’s alongside the contemporary cool of our forefathers but making it work for how we live today in our homes.
Róisín’s Cúl Art House aims to bring art, history and design together, illustrating the best of Irish culture.
Michael O’Reilly of The Garden Shop and Outlook Gardens will create The Wild Atlantic Coastal Garden at this October’s show to accompany the Cúl Art Showhouse. Picture a traditional Irish Cottage set in the West of Ireland close to the shore. Nature has its way with grasses and hardy plant pushing through the sand and stony foreshore. There is a traditional Irish Currach nearby with lobster pots and nets strewn around.
A decking which closely resembles old timbers wore by the sear and rain surrounds – you can hear the sea birds and the breaking of the waves on the shore in the distance.
Come along and see how your home and your garden are only limited by your imagination. Michael will be holding one-to-one clinics throughout the event – booking at his stand no. SH19 is Recommended.
HOUSE & HOME INTERIORS AND DESIGN THEATRE
Television’s Quantity Surveyor Patricia Power will be taking centre stage at this years House & Home Interiors and Design Theatre to share ideas and real experiences with visitors to the show.
Hosted by House and Home magazine’s Kirstie Mc Dermott and set in the heart of the show, the House and Home Interiors & Design Theatre brings excitement and action against a backdrop of contemporary living.
There will be many talks from leading experts throughout the 4 day event and the various talks will cover an extensive range of topics related to the home.
The theatre will cover home makeovers, interior design trends and décor, new home design and build, extending your home, colour choices, lighting, upcycling, home storage, home renovation top tips, financing your home build or purchase and much more.
CHEFS LIVE THEATRE IN ASSOCIATION WITH SUPERVALU
This October’s permanent tsb Ideal Home Show has a new addition in the form of the SuperValu Chefs LIVE Theatre.
SuperValu brand ambassadors Niall Breslin, Martin Shanahan, Kevin Dundon and Sharon Hearne Smith will make appearances across the 4 days of the event and will be conducting cooking demonstrations for the visitors of the show.
THE PERMANENT TSB CENTRE
permanent tsb is delighted to be back as title sponsors of the permanent tsb Ideal Home Show. The team will be on hand to help you with all your financial needs including mortgages, home improvement loans and home insurance. Over the weekend, there will be lots of activity at their stand so drop by and meet the team.
What’s even better is that permanent tsb will also be able to provide mortgage and home improvement loan Approval in Principle in just 15 minutes at their stand. So if you’re looking to buy your first home, build your dream home, or just improve your current place, make sure to visit them at the show.
THE COLOURTREND INTERIOR DESIGN FORUM
The Colourtrend Interior Design Forum is part of the Home Interiors Fair with 7 wonderful interior designers creating stunning rooms to provide inspiration and ideas of what you can do with colour and décor to transform your home.
This shows designers include Abbeyfeale Interior Design; Architectural Spaces; Dan-Eire Designs; Drennan Interiors; Hedge Roe; Rachel Hobbs Designs and Xiu Feng Shui.
Each of the designers will be at the show accompanying their room sets and offering design and colour advice to visitors across the weekend. Colourtrend staff will also be there to help you find the best paint to get the perfect finish for your decorating project.
The Colourtrend Interior Design Forum is about more than just paint – it’s about ideas, inspiration and helping you change your home into a stunning living space to enjoy with family and friends and will delight every day of the year.
THE BUILD, EXTEND & RENOVATE PAVILION
The Build, Extend & Renovate Pavilion at the permanent tsb Ideal Home Show will show how you can get the most out of your home by choosing to extend, build and remodel. The show will give you access to the full range of suppliers required to take your project from start to finish.
If you are looking for an architect to assist you in your new build, extension or renovation, then make sure to check out some of the many talks taking place across the 4-day event.
Registered architects from the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) will be at the show eager to assist you with your home building, extension or renovation project. This one-stop-shop is perfect for those who need advice from concept to completion.
Some of the architects taking part in this Autumn’s show include Green Build; Ronan Rose Roberts; Circa Design; Optimise Design; The Architects; JE Architecture; Fergus Flanagan and also Renova.
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC HOME ADVICE THEATRE
The Mitsubishi Electric Home Advice Theatre is your key source of information about technology, sustainable energy and many more topics at this Autumn’s permanent tsb Ideal Home Show.
This theatre will feature presentations from the best and most knowledgeable in the business across the 4-day event. Previous presentations include award winning Architect Fergus Flanagan and also the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), who demonstrated how to make the most out of energy grants.
David McConnell of Mitsubishi Electric took visitors through the Ecodan range of heat pumps, how they work, savings and their efficiency vs standard home heating.
Make sure to visit the Mitsubishi Electric at stand R12 to find out more about the revolutionary eco-friendly Ecodan Air Source Heat Pump, Renewable Heating Technology. By simply using this heat pump to provide domestic space heating and hot water, it is possible to greatly reduce CO2 emissions and your home’s running costs. Ideal for the Irish winter!
TAX BREAKS & GRANT ADVICE
Tax refunds of up to €4,050 or 13.5% of the cost of the project are available on a wide range of home improvements under the new Home Renovation Incentive Scheme which ends December 2018.
The scheme allows home owners claim a credit on the tax liability of up to 13.5% of the cost of the project up to a limit of €30,000.
Experts from the Revenue Commissioners will be on hand at the show to talk to visitors about the Home Renovation Incentive Scheme and how you can save tax on your home improvement project.
Help to Buy Scheme
Revenue will be on hand to supply information about the Help To Buy Scheme (HTB) for the first time buyers in attendance of the show. This scheme helps first-time buyers with the deposit required to buy or build a new house or apartment. Once built or bought, the scheme will provide a refund of Income Tax and Deposit Interest Retention Tax (DIRT) that the owner paid in Ireland over the previous 4 years.
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) will be offering advice to home owners about the Better Energy Home Scheme and how they can become a recipient of a grant up to €6,000 to enable them to upgrade their homes with energy efficient measures, which in turn reduces their energy use, costs and greenhouse emissions.
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