The return of Francis and John Brennan for a new series.
Shankill Castle, Paulstown, Co Kilkenny
The all-too-familiar story of a family of artists and historians who gamely bought a country house but are now struggling to make ends meet and keep their historic roof over their heads. Francis arrives to find out they want to create a tearoom in a courtyard stable – but can he turn these creatives into a commercial success story?
Kiersey’s, Kilmacthomas, Co Waterford
Jenny Kiersey and her family run very tired looking tearooms in Kilmacthomas. The opening of the Waterford Greenway means there’s huge potential for new customers and the Brennans recommend a total revamp. But it’s not just a tearoom they’re tackling, the Kiersey’s decide to build a holiday home at the same time!
Lakeside Hostel, Aughnacliffe, Co Longford
Caroline McDonnell’s dream is to give up her day job in catering in Dublin and make a success of her struggling hostel. But Francis arrives and declares it’s the worst first impression to a hospitality business he’s ever seen! What is Caroline to do? A monster makeover begins …
Sandy Feet Farm, Camp, Co Kerry
Eleanor and Roy Bowler have run a mobile home park in Camp, Co Kerry for the last 10 years and have ambitions to expand the business by creating a petting farm and café. They have a plans and dreams, but the project requires a huge investment and they have absolutely no catering experience – they badly need the Brennans’ help.
Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
Eileen and husband Keith have a million euro budget but big as it is, it’s going to be severely stretched as they attempt to re-open a large hotel that’s been under wraps for years. Building issues bring delay after delay and a whole heap of unexpected trauma, costs and problems.