The permanent tsb Ideal Home Show returns to the RDS Simmonscourt next weekPadraig Conlon 13 Apr 2023
The Spring 2023 permanent tsb Ideal Home Show returns to the RDS Simmonscourt from Friday to Sunday, 21st to 23rd April; the best place to meet hundreds of home improvement professionals and suppliers from around Ireland to plan your perfect home renovation, extension or new build, and discover a world of furnishings, appliances and lifestyle pieces to make your home your own.
Speaking at the announcement, Eddie Kearney, Head of Retail Distribution at permanent tsb, said “permanent tsb is pleased to be back as title sponsor of the Ideal Home Show for the 8th year in a row.
“We take great pride in this partnership, which provides customers with an opportunity to meet with a range of service providers that can support them on their home journey.
“Whether you are a first-time buyer, embarking on home improvement plans which may include retrofitting, commencing a new build or looking for access to finance, you can chat to the friendly and helpful experts who will guide you every step of the way.
“So whether you are looking to buy your first home or improve your existing one, our team will be available throughout the weekend to support you.”
Caitriona O’Connor, permanent tsb Ideal Home Show Director, said “The show has gone from strength to strength each year, as home buyers, owners and builders seek new, creative solutions to tackle a variety of issues, from going green with their energy solutions, to making a bold statement through their interior design choices.
“I am thrilled to say that this spring our Show has the most options for our attendees to make their mark on their home and standout from the crowd.
“I am equally delighted for the opportunities our hundreds of exhibitors will have to forge new working relationships with customers and other industry professionals.
“The programme for the weekend is bursting with design influencers, celebrity home improvers and highly-skilled contractors; there is something for all, no matter what stage of the home journey you’re on, you’re sure to be inspired at the permanent tsb Ideal Home Show.”
A team from permanent tsb will be at the permanent tsb Centre throughout the weekend, and are ready to support you on your home journey.
Whether you are looking to buy your first home or improve your existing one, permanent tsb will be with you every step of the way.
Returning for this spring edition of the show, the ever-popular Phonewatch Ask An Expert Hub will be standing by throughout the weekend, with a huge array of rotating guests and specialists from exhibitors and special guests.
Saving on spending whilst keeping your energy sources greener and renewable may not appear to go hand-in-hand, but the Mitsubishi Electric Ecodan Home Advice Theatre is here to dispel those notions; hear top industry figures share their knowledge and advice on how to save on energy, how to retrofit your home, how to avail of home energy grants, and how to plan and manage a successful new build or renovation.
A visit to the Electric Ireland Superhomes Home Energy Upgrade Pavilion will provide you with all you need to know to make an informed decision when looking for ways to reduce energy costs or make a plan to retrofit your home; You can find out about grants and incentives from the SEAI, see solar panels, heat pumps, external and much more.
Dunnes Stores are bringing along their Simply Better brand ambassador Chef Neven Maguire to this April’s permanent tsb Ideal Home Show to demonstrate live how easy it is to cook at the Dunnes Stores Simply Better Chefs LIVE Theatre, using ingredients from the Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection and utensils from the COOK with Neven Maguire cookware range.
The DFS Interiors Inspiration Centre showcases four Irish creatives who have drawn inspiration from DFS’s campaign, which champions personality-led interiors by asking “What’s Your Thing?”, and will be curating their own rooms with a multitude of items in the DFS range.
On hand to answer that question will be Susan McGowan, of Interior Architecture & Design Studio, Ashen & Cloud, acting as creative director of both the DFS Interiors Theatre and DFS Interiors Inspiration Centre for the show.
Joining Susan are renowned interior design influencers Natasha Rocca Devine, author and founder of ‘The Interiors NRD Studio’, Sarah Battle, of House By The White Thorns, and Yvonne Melinn, founder of YStyle.
Jo Linehan, sustainability journalist and home enthusiast, will be hosting interviews and Q&As at the DFS Interiors Theatre with some of the biggest names in Irish interior design and industry leaders during the show, so don’t miss this chance to hand-out, ask questions and be inspired.
To gain advice, inspiration and ideas for home renovation projects, the Fleetwood Interior Design Hub features a series of room sets designed and built by four interior designers, to demonstrate their creative perspectives to attendees.
Thinking of taking the plunge and driving electric?
Then visit Drive Electric, which will showcase a broad range of the latest EV’s and Hybrids as well as E-Bikes.
With any building project advance planning, knowledge, advice and information is essential.
From professional advice to practical tips, inspiring ideas and the latest products, the Build and Extend Zone is your one stop shop.
The Working from Home Pavilion will show you how to create a better Work/Life Space and privacy with creative home offices solutions, economic, safe saving design choices, smart-choice furnishings and new home micro-builds, such as a standalone office space in your back garden.
The Kitchens and Bathrooms Zone will provide the very best industry advice, inspiration, and ideas for everything kitchen & bathroom related and feature top brands, products, and accessories.
For ideas and inspiration on all the little things that can make a house a home don’t miss the Lifestyle & Outdoor Living Zone at the permanent tsb Ideal Home Show.
Special guests will be in attendance throughout the weekend at the three show theatres, including the permanent tsb Ideal Home Show ambassadors: Jo Linehan, Neven Maguire and Patricia Power.
Jo, a sustainability journalist, is known for founding the GAFF Shop, a circular economy platform where like-minded interior lovers can buy and sell pre-loved home pieces.
Attendees will be able to find Jo hosting the DFS Interiors Theatre every day of the show.
Neven is a household name across Ireland, with a long-list of RTÉ cookery programmes under his belt and his cooking renowned internationally.
Neven will be demonstrating live cooking at the Dunnes Stores Simply Better Chef’s Life Theatre every day of the show.
Patricia is easily recognisable as Ireland’s favourite quantity surveyor on RTÉ’s hit-show, Room To Improve.
She is best known for her straight-talking, no-nonsense approach, continually delivering projects on budget, whilst always considering and preserving the design aspirations of clients. Catch Patricia at the DFS Interiors Theatre on Friday and Saturday.