The Irish Farmers Journal Agricultural Land Price Report is based on 1,654 farms/land parcels put on the market by private treaty, public auction and tender throughout the country in 2015.
These farms amount to 74,629 acres offered for sale and comprised a mix of tillage land, grazing ground, hill land and commonage. The 846 completed transactions represent the highest number of sales recorded since the inception of the Irish Farmers Journal Agricultural Land Price Report nine years ago. These transactions amount to 35,959 acres recorded as sold (48.2% of total land offered) and were used to calculate the national average of €8,914/acre. The following was recorded for each farm/land parcel offered for sale: