A 59ac holding with quarrying potential is for sale near Athlone, Co Roscommon.

The land is at Curry, Brideswell, and will be sold by auction by Connaughton Auctioneers.

The location is on the Athlone to Tuam road, between Brideswell and Dysart, in a good farming area.

The farm is 10km from the M6 motorway at Athlone, 19km from Ballinasloe and 21km from Roscommon town.

The land is in permanent pasture and predominantly of good quality. There is some exposed rock. There is a cattle crush and pens on the land.

Ivan Connaughton said the farm is next to an existing quarry which makes it ideally located to be a new quarry for counties Roscommon, Galway, Westmeath and Offaly.

The online auction will be on Friday 27 May on the LSL platform. The guide price is €1m.