27,000 visitors attend the PTSB Ideal Home Show

A successful weekend at Ireland’s biggest home improvement show at RDS Simmonscourt

The PTSB Ideal Home Show, which took place this weekend, saw a total of 26,895 people make their way to the RDS Simmonscourt for personalised expert home improvement advice, to engage in live discussions with leading suppliers, garner financial advice and walk away with the tools and know-how to make their mark on their homes.

Caitríona O’Connor of SDL Exhibitions Ltd and Show Director of the PTSB Ideal Home Show, said “Our Autumn Show always proves to be exceptionally popular with the public. Exhibitors have reported huge levels of engagement from consumers as home-improvement spending increases and people seek to enhance their lifestyle, raise the value and energy ratings of the house they currently occupy.”

Eddie Kearney, Head of Retail Distribution at PTSB, said: “PTSB was pleased to be back as the title sponsor of the PTSB 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.”

“Our team were delighted to be on hand at the PTSB Centre throughout the weekend, and we would like to take the opportunity to thank those who joined us. We were delighted to be able to support you with all of your banking needs.”

At the PTSB Ideal Home Show, the three live theatres proved very popular among visitors, with DFS Interiors Theatre attracting guests with its engaging interior discussions hosted by Jo Linehan, the Mitsubishi Electric Ecodan Advice Theatre delivering cutting edge sustainable home energy knowledge and Ireland’s favourite chef, Neven Maguire on the Dunnes Stores Simply Better Chefs Live Theatre.

The DFS Interiors Inspiration Centre featured four distinct roomsets by interior design influencers; Susan McGowan of Interior Architecture & Design Studio, Ashen & Cloud, who acted as creative director of both the DFS Interiors Theatre and DFS Interiors Inspiration Centre for the show. Joining Susan were renowned interior design influencers Paul Kinsella @lifeatno2, Helen Wright @insidenumbersixteen, and Caoimhe McGinley @thebighillhouse.

The Dulux Heritage Interior Design Hub featured a series of room sets designed and built by three interior designers: Jane Witter, Dulux Heritage Colour Consultant demonstrated her creative perspectives to attendees with, Ruth Kennelly of RK Designs, and Ciara Drennan of Drennan Interiors.

Further show highlights included Drive Electric, which showcased a broad range of the latest EV’s and Hybrids as well as E-Scooters; Build and Extend a one stop shop for expanding your home; the Working from Home Pavilion which shows how to create a better Work/Life Space; the Kitchens and Bathrooms Zone and the Lifestyle & Outdoor Living Zone.


About PTSB Ideal Home Show:

The PTSB Ideal Home Show Ireland’s largest home show returns next Spring to the RDS Simmonscourt from Friday, 26th April, 11am to 5pm; and 10am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday, 27th and 28th April.

To keep up to date with exhibitor announcements and show related blogs, visit PTSB Ideal Home Show at www.idealhome.ie, and follow us on Facebook – @IdealHomeShowDublin, Instagram – @idealhomedublin and X – @IdealHomeDublin.