Declan O’Donnell is an Architect, Broadcaster, Author and Musician. He is best known for his judging role in RTÉ’s Home of the Year.
The hugely successful Home of the Year, on RTÉ is now in its third season, and has become a must see lifestyle show, sparking debate and conversation online on a weekly basis. The show features homeowners around Ireland who have done something extraordinary to the place they call home. Declan brings an architectural expertise to the show, bringing this to life in an easy going and laid back way that instantly connects with the viewers. The next season of the show is returning to screens on the 2nd March.
He is a design communicator and opinion leader, regularly appearing on live television with TV3‘s Ireland AM, and RTÉ’s The Today Show. He is also on our airwaves, featuring on Newstalk, RTÉ 2FM, Today FM, RTÉ Radio 1.
Declan is also an author, and in his no.1 bestselling book Rooms, he shows us how we can release our inner designer to create a home that works for the way we live. From open plan living, to cleverly-designed kitchens, home offices, extensions, attic conversions and clever storage ideas, Rooms takes us through each room in the house looking at common problems and the fundamental decisions in any project, big or small, helping us to channel our inner creativity to create the living space we have always wanted and make changes to our home – to live better.