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(...)

Irish country houses have historically provided the perfect bolt-hole for British “celebs” needing to escape the predations of Fleet Street and salaci(...)