Architect Dermot Bannon and gardener Diarmuid Gavin On RTÉ’s Room To Improve last month

This afternoon.

Madeleine Lyons, in The Irish Times, reports:

Celebrity architect Dermot Bannon has come a cropper with Dublin City Council over his own high-profile extension, which was the subject of a recent RTÉ series.

The target of the council’s ire is the rear garden structure under which Bannon famously shared an outdoor bath with celebrity gardener Diarmuid Gavin.

While a bumper Sunday night viewing audience watched the two chat in the (unfilled) bath under a moonlit sky, eagle-eyed council staff were drawn instead to the structure that Bannon fashioned at the end of his Drumcondra garden…

Planners probe Dermot Bannon’s garden bath den (Madeleine Lyons, The Irish Times)

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7 thoughts on “Sud’s Law

    1. thepaddyman

      A housing crisis in Dublin and there is a show about some silly billy getting a hot tub and building at the end of his garden.

      1. PointofOrder

        Yes, we should never see anybody doing up a house or admire interiors, because there is a housing crisis. Maybe we should all partake in some self-flagellation for fear we enjoy anything.

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