Dublin manufactured miniature houses are not just for little people.
'Little House Ireland' based in Harold's Cross Dublin make perfect miniature houses, these little homes are not just for children there are also many adult collectors.
The houses come in kit form in various shapes and sizes, from the simple to the more elaborate which come with a corresponding price tag.
The collector is somebody who generally is middle-aged, from the middle-income group, who likes nice things, who has an eye for detail and who is sometimes very artistic.
Little houses need little furniture which comes from a number of suppliers. 'Little House Ireland' also produces and promotes miniature Irish furniture and hopes to create an Irish cottage along with authentic fixtures and fittings.
There are people who spend their lives thinking miniature.
This episode of 'Evening Extra' was broadcast on 22 October 1987. The reporter is Siobhán Cleary.
'Evening Extra' was a nightly magazine programme which ran from Monday to Friday at 7 pm dealing with current issues and people in the news. The first episode was aired on Monday 13 October 1986 and it ran for 278 shows over 2 years until the final show on 29 April 1988. The programme had numerous presenters and reporters including Siobhan Cleary, Richard Crowley, Bibi Baskin, Aonghus McAnally and Shay Healy.