Saturday July 11, 2020

Interiors: A drip-feed of delight

The experts keep telling us to have showers instead, but there's still a place for a luxuriant bath in your home, writes Margaret O'Brien.

27th April, 2014
A copper Tay' bath by Drummonds, available from Versatile Bathrooms, Navan, Co Meath. See, prices from €3,500.

A bath may become an unaffordable luxury or a once-a-month indulgence once the water charges kick in, but for now at least, we can celebrate the delights of a relaxing soak and savour the beauty of a well-designed tub.

Households are divided between those who value a bath for its therapeutic, as much as its cleansing role, and those who would rather save on space and choose a high-functioning shower or wet room.

Those who...

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