CAITRIONA Bergin has been crowned the winner of the Big DIY Challenge for her incredible shipping container conversion.
The Co Louth native completed her multi-functional outside room, which contained an art studio, breakout space and an office all situated inside a disused shipping container and the end results wowed the Judges.
Host PJ Gallagher surprised Caitríona and presented her with her winner’s trophy and a cheque for a whopping €10,000.
Caitríona has committed to spending it on even more DIY projects in the future and was delighted at winning the competition.
She said: “I can’t believe I won! I’m just speechless – If I can do it, anyone can do it.
“I’m still in shock that I won!!! It’s so amazing that someone like myself can win against such amazing competition.
“The women in this competition were particularly awesome and I was so impressed by all of the projects!!
“I definitely was not expecting it. I had hoped that I had done enough, but as I watched week after week of brilliant projects I was convinced that there was no way that I could win.”
The judges were blown away by Caitriona’s talent.
Ronseal decking dynamo and Judge Jimmy Englezos said: “Caitríona showed the widest range of DIY skills of all the projects – welding, carpentry, plumbing, tiling, painting -…