AIB to sponsor Home of the Year for a second year on RTÉ One


RTÉ Media Sales has announced that one of Ireland's favourite lifestyle shows, Home of the Year is back for its ninth series and will be proudly sponsored by AIB. The brand-new series will air on RTÉ One from 8.30pm on Tuesday, February 14th. The sponsorship deal with AIB will include a total of 72 AIB credited stings will air across RTÉ One and RTÉ One +1, plus series repeat, and 30-day catch up on RTÉ Player as well as sponsor logo on all dedicated promos on Television, Social Media Channels. The judges are back, and the homes are open for viewing! This year the judges returning to make the tough decisions are, architect and founding partner of Douglas Wallace Consultants, Hugh Wallace, award-winning architect Amanda Bone and award-winning interior designer Sara Cosgrove. Every Tuesday join the judging panel of Hugh, Amanda, and Sara as they explore 21 outstanding homes across Ireland. The series will feature homes in Cork, Mayo, Kilkenny, Dublin, Down, Wicklow, Meath, Antrim, Galway, Armagh, Derry and Kildare. The ninth series of Home of the Year will champion creativity and showcase clever design and individuality. The series will feature homes located all over Ireland and will include re-imagined semi-detached homes, renovation projects, architectural homes, restored period homes and new builds. Looking for individuality, functionality, and clever design, the three judges will each score the homes out of 10 and the home with the highest combined score in each programme will go through to the final in April, where the winner will be crowned. Home of the Year is produced by ShinAwiL for RTÉ One. Nuala Kroondijk, AIB Head of Marketing Engagement said: “AIB is delighted to partner with RTÉ for a second year on the new Season of Home of The Year. This show has become a must watch for audiences over the past number of years and as one of Ireland’s leading mortgage and home loan providers we look forward to a fantastic eight weeks of home improvement enthusiasts showcasing their beautiful homes all around Ireland.” Niall Deegan, Media Sponsorship Manager at Core Sponsorship said: “At Core Sponsorship we are all about finding sponsorship solutions for brands that access a strong audience base, have impact and are a great fit. Home of the Year is just that for AIB. We will be working closely with the team, creating engaging social content featuring the Home of the Year judges, giving audiences multiple opportunities to engage”. Ruth Kennedy, RTÉ Media Sales, TV Sponsorship Lead said: “RTÉ Media Sales is delighted to welcome back AIB as sponsors of Home of the Year. The hit series featuring stunning Irish Homes is a perfect fit for AIB Home and Finance solutions to build a connection with its loyal Home of the Year weekly audience of over 350,000. We are all very excited about the new series beginning on Tuesday 14th February and look forward to another successful partnership”.