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Bathtub joy for Bannon as permission is granted to keep garden features just as they are

Council sides with TV architect over difference of taste with neighbour

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Dermot Bannon

Dermot Bannon

Ruth Maria Murphy

Dermot Bannon

CELEBRITY architect Dermot Bannon can soak and soap to his heart's content after overcoming a spot of neighbourly differences to win the battle of the bathtub.

The Room to Improve house transformer has been granted permission by Dublin City Council to retain the sheds and canopy created at the bottom of his garden to shelter his beloved outdoor bath.

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The bath sits in Dermot’s back garden

The bath sits in Dermot’s back garden

The bath sits in Dermot’s back garden

All he has to do now to keep the planners happy is promise not to go all 'The Good Life' on it and refrain from keeping pigs or chickens in the structures.