Diarmuid Gavin Designs Sky Garden for the 2011 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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This week Charlie and Adam are in Chelsea working on this amazing garden for Diarmuid Gavin.

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Charleville cow on Dirty Old Towns

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Tonight at 8pm on RTE One, the Charleville cow will be appearing!!!!  Click here for more about how Charlie got the job of making a giant metal cow!

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Dirty Old Town in Charleville

The Dirty Old Town? programme continues on RTE 1 tonight, look out for glimpses of the Charleville Cow.  We spent a great weekend with all the volunteers doing a major clean up of the town.  We worked alongside some very talented metalworkers from the town to create a giant metal cow to welcome people into the town.  It was made entirely from scrap corrugated tin.

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Firebaskets by Irony Metalworks

Charlie just made two new fire baskets / braziers, which got their first outing last week. It was great to spend an evening outdoors by a crackling fire. They are available to buy here http://www.ironyweb.com/products.html

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Balcony Handrails

Trying to get hold of some mesh today, then off to Dublin for another Chelsea planning meeting.

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Balcony

Off to Dublin again to work on the balcony which should have been completed ages ago but weather, holidays and a shoulder injury have held everything up. The boys are in the workshop painting the corrugated tin for the balcony roof with T Wash and red oxide.

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The joy of getting back to work.

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Northern Ireland House of the Year 2011

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Our good friend Helen Heron commissioned us to make these fabulously curvy gates and railings for her Round House in Maghera.  It is going to be featured tonight in Northern Ireland House of the Year at 7:30pm on BBC1.  We’ll be sending Helen good vibes.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-12105666

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Back to work

Meeting with all the guys tomorrow to do some planning for Chelsea Flower Show.  We’ll be back to work in a big way then.  Great to have such exciting projects coming along.

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Diarmuid’s Garden Designs on RTE 1 last night

Really enjoyed the programme last night. It reminded us just how much fun Temple Street was to do. We’ll never forget meeting Diarmuid in Dublin to go and look at the space. To be able to create such a vision from that wee dark place was magic.

We had good fun when the film crew came up to Tyrone to record our bits and Rory Cobbe sent us some great photos, many of which are used on the website.

Daisy the dog seems to have got her own fan base from the programme.

If you missed it there is a link here http://www.rte.ie/player/#v=1086833

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RTE One, Diarmuids Garden Designs

RTE One this Friday at 8:30, Diarmuids Garden Designs – not sure if we get a mention in this one or next Fridays but worth a watch.

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