• "(Gaff Goddess) should be taught in schools. It's genuinely, hands-on empowering! After four paragraphs I am fully convinced I could build my own house and go on Grand Designs!"

    Marian Keyes
  • "An absolute bible for making your home your own and keeping it that way"

    Emer McLysaght
  • "Incredibly useful and massively empowering, Gaff Goddess will make you feel in full control of your home life. I wish I’d found Laura de Barra twenty years ago!"

    Louise McSharry
  • "There is nothing this woman can’t tell you about maximising small spaces, silicone-sealing a bathroom, cleaning the parts of your home you quite possibly never even considered going at before, and tackling all DIY matters yourself"

    Sunday Independent
  • "It's absolutely epic"

    Doireann Garrihy
  • "This book is a must for any strong, independent women who don't need no man in the gaff!"

  • "Genius"
  • "Gathered here is the Cork-born Londoner’s fund of home improvement tips and hacks along with a slick visual look by the sometimes-illustrator’s own hand"

    Irish Independent
  • "The thinking woman’s Instagram go-to for essential tips on all sorts of useful home advice, Laura De Barra’s taught us more than we ever knew we needed to know about how to properly clean a dishwasher filter, fix a faulty window lock and get stubborn marks off bathroom tiles. Hint: they’ll come off. They always come off."
  • "Who knew that watching someone descale a dishwasher could be compelling viewing?"