One of the Brown Envelope Seeds polytunnels filled with the ripening seedheads of salad and vegetable crops. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Ask Meath-born Madeline McKeever, botanist and founder of the award-winning organic seed business Brown Envelope Seeds, what she loves most about l(...)

Highlights among the 500 lots at Mealy’s include a large mid-18th century marble Irish fireplace from the front hall of Castlemorres in Piltown, Co Kilkenny, which was demolished in 1978 (€25,000-€35,000)

Architects, interior decorators, country-house owners and anyone restoring a period property are among the expected attendees at Mealy’s auction of a(...)