THURSDAY'S RTE 1 7:00pm Archive   

2005

PROG 1 - JAN 07 2005 - PORTUGAL: Majella Magliocco and Gwen Malocca
These glamorous ladies from Monaghan are looking for a holiday home in the unspoilt Portuguese town of Tavira.

PROG 2 - JAN 14 2005 - KRAKOW: meet Sally Koornneef and her husband Erik
Sally and Erik (Dutch) have just bought their own home in Clonsilla and with three children all under the age of three they certainly have there hands full!

PROG 3 JAN 21 2005 - BORDEAUX: The Casserly family
The Casserly family have been frequent visitors to France on camping holidays but now the idea of making a permanent move has finally became a viable option.

PROG 4 - JAN 28 2005 - ALMERIA: Susan Callery and James Thompson
We meet Susan Callery and her husband James Thompson from Dingle who are looking for a typical Spanish stone house.

PROG 5 - FEB 04 2005 - FRANCE: Barbara and Anne Kelly
Mother and daughter Barbara and Anne Kelly are searching for that perfect city abode in France.

PROG 6 - FEB 11 2005 - ITALY: The Stokes family
This week's House Hunters takes us to Northern Italy where the Stokes family set out to buy a ski property.

PROG 7 - FEB 25 2005 - GRAN CANARIA: Padraig and Mena O'Riada
Recently married retired couple, Padraig and Mena O'Riada decide to sell their house in Dublin and move to The Canary Islands.

PROG 8 - MAR 04 2005 - DUBROVNIK: Olive Butler
Olive Butler, a qualified TEFL teacher who runs her own catering business and plans to make a permanent move to Croatia to set up a Bed and Breakfast with a difference!

2004

PROG 1 - FEB 26 2004 - SARDINIA: Anndrea Wilson
Anndrea is looking for a holiday apartment in the unspoilt island of Sardinia.

PROG 2 - MAR 4 2004 - FRANCE: Patricia Coyne & Belinda Brayshaw
Patricia & Belinda are planning to make a permanent move along with husbands, kids, cats and dogs.

PROG 3 - MAR 11 2004 - SOUTH AFRICA: Tom & Valerie Moore
Tom is an avid golfer and Valerie a keen swimmer so proximity to a golf club and an on site pool are two of the top criteria in their house hunt.

PROG 4 - MAR 18 2004 - TUSCANY: Lorraine & Garret Connolly
Lorraine & Garret are searching for a typical Tuscan farmhouse and are not opposed to doing some restoration work.

PROG 5 - MAR 25 2004 - BUDAPEST: Paul and Helen O'Brennan
Paul and Helen O'Brennan are searching for a two bed apartment in the city which they could rent out to students during the academic year but would be free for them to use during the Summer months.

PROG 6 - APR 01 2004 - LANZAROTE: Angela Jenkins
Angela Jenkins from Rathfarnham is in her mid forties and has decided to take the plunge and move permanently to the sun.

PROG 7 - APR 08 2004 - MADRID: Stephen & Alicia
Stephen from Dublin, & Alicia, Guadalahara just an hour from Madrid, have decided it's time to invest in one of their favourite European cities.

PROG 8 - APR 15 2004 - CRETE: Penny Freer & Adrian Henderson
The final programme in the new series of House Hunters in the Sun takes us to the Greek Island Crete. Our house hunters Penny Freer & Adrian Henderson are keen sailors and have dreamed of having their own place on the island near to the sea.



2003

PROG 1 - JAN 16 2003
SOUTH WEST FRANCE: PAULINE ARMSTRONG.
Pauline Armstrong, a widow from Raheny in Dublin, plans to spend more than just her summers in Perpignon France.
NORTH SPAIN: PAUL AND JEN
Next it's just a short hop over the border to Catalunya, in the North of Spain. Paul and Jen Loftus are the House Hunters here.
FLORIDA: PJ AND SANDRA
Our final destination this week is Florida, in the USA, to the city of Fort Myers on the Gulf of Mexico, to be precise. Our house hunters, PJ and Sandra from Galway, have already been soaking up the sun for a week.

PROG2 - JAN 23 2003
SOUTH WEST FRANCE: PAULINE
This week, Pauline's daughter, Michelle, came over from London to help her in her search
NORTH SPAIN: PAUL & JEN
This week we're back with Christina who's got a refurbished old farmhouse to show them high in hills north of Girona.
FLORIDA: PJ & SANDRA
Last week's search didn't start that well, but things were looking a bit more promising after their second viewing.

PROG 3 - JAN 30 2003
SOUTH WEST FRANCE: PAULINE
The final apartment she looks at just might have it all for Pauline.
NORTH SPAIN: PAUL & JEN
Paul and Jen have seen a very good range of properties, but none has emerged as a potential home
FLORIDA: PJ & SANDRA
At the end of the day it seems that Fort Myers is not the right location for PJ and Sandra.

PROG 4 - FEB 6 2003
TURKEY: MITCH AND MICK
have a budget of about €30,000 apiece and are each looking for a 2/3 bed villa in Turkey
SPAIN: MICHAEL AND MAIREAD
have been holidaying in Peurto Banus for the last 15 years and have finally decided to buy a holiday home there.

FRANCE:JOE AND CECILE
are househunting in Provence in the South of France which is one of the most sought after areas in the country.

PROG 5 - FEB 13 2003
TURKEY: MITCH AND MICK
Mick and Mitch hope to land two villas for about €30,000 each in Turkey.
SPAIN: MICHAEL AND MAIREAD
And Michael and Mairead Dayton stretch their budget beyond belief.
FRANCE:JOE AND CECILE
This week we're back Provence in the South of France with Joe and Cecile Duigan as their search for a family home continues.

PROG 6: FEB 20 2003
TURKEY: MITCH AND MICK
Last week Mick and Mitch, two brothers in law from Dublin, definitely found a villa with real potential in Kusadaasi....
SPAIN: MICHAEL AND MAIREAD
Michael and Mairead have seen a number of apartments but haven't yet found the right one yet.
FRANCE: JOE AND CECILE
are looking for a villa to call home for the next few years. So far, they've only found one with real potential