Helen Dillon

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51 Sandford Terrace, Ranelagh, for sale with Hunters for €2.95 million

“Our son had it timed to a T,” says the owner of 51 Sandford Terrace, an elegant end-of-terrace in the heart of Ranelagh. “He would set his alarm for (...)

Alan Power is head gardener at Stourhead, the centuries-old 2,500 acre historic estate in Wiltshire

If the world of professional horticulture was a plum tree, then the job of head gardener of a large, historic, well-funded estate would be one of its (...)

Portable garden options: tulips growing in galvanised steel dustbins.

A portable garden, filled with potted plants, is a wise way to grow, if you rent or plan to move house, says award-winning landscaper and Chelsea Flow(...)

Walter Pfeiffer, who was born and grew up in Gerolstein, Germany,  had a deep and almost life-long love affair with Ireland

Walter Pfeiffer, who has died aged 73, was a photographer whose standards of excellence and attention to detail was applied with equal diligence to a (...)

A bumblebee feeding on a cosmos flower. Photograph: Richard Johnston

With a horde of scientific studies confirming the fact that populations of wild bees, butterflies and other insects are in dramatic decline, many gard(...)

Garden beauty: plant several different types of dahlia to enliven your garden.

Dahlia ‘Pooh’ Called after the storybook bear of the same name, this collerette-type dahlia has jaunty red and golden flowers and is a favourite of I(...)

Sandford Terrace, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 It’s impossible to say the name Helen Dillon without conjuring up her by now legendary Ranelagh garden. So the(...)

Shearwater in Kenmare, Co Kerry which sold for €2.7 million

DUBLIN Dublin 6 dominated top-end sales this year and, in particular, Dartry. Whereas in other years coastal south Co Dublin and Shrewsbury and Ail(...)

A Maserati Quattroporte 2006, 4.3 litre V8 car, with 30,000 miles on the clock, sold for €24,500

Auction results: Thursday (October 20th) Sotheby’s, London. A previously undocumented and unpublished sketch-leaf for Ludwig van Beethoven’s most ren(...)

A Maserati with 30,000 miles on the clock is guided at €15,000 - €20,000

Ailesbury Road in Ballsbridge is, along with the adjacent Shewsbury Road in Ballsbridge, Ireland’s most expensive and exclusive residential area. A ch(...)

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