Auctions continue to take place in what is a busy autumn land market.

REA Stokes & Quirke sold a 25ac farm at Killusty, Fethard, Co Tipperary, for €500,000.

There is a derelict two-bedroomed cottage on the farm. The buyer was a neighbouring dairy farmer and the sale price equalled €20,000/ac.

Murtagh Bros sold 105ac farm at Cornafunshin, Ballinalee, Co Longford, for €570,000.

There is a derelict farmhouse on the property. The guide price was €500,000 to €600,000.

Murtagh Bros sold the 105ac farm at Cornafunshin, Ballinalee, Co Longford, at auction.

The firm is now conducting negotiations on two Co Westmeath farms, which were withdrawn at auction last week.

The first, 46ac at Grange, near Ballynacargy, was withdrawn at €375,000. This farm is 13km from Mullingar and the land was recently reseeded.

The other farm, 24.5ac with a house at Ballyvade, Bunbrosna, was withdrawn at €482,000. The three-bedroomed bungalow is modern and in good condition.

Connemara auctions

DNG Martin O’Connor Land Sales held two online auctions of holdings in Connemara.

A 55.47ac commonage shareholding at Knockadav, Rosmuck, with a guide price of €45,000 met interest from a number of bidders.

The property was sold for €59,000, which the auctioneers say was a record price for commonage land in Connemara.

The second property was a plot of land of 2.18ac in Cornamona village. This sold in excess of its guide price at €17,000.

Offaly land

GVM sold 7.3ac of land at Clongarret, Clonbullogue, Co Offaly, in an online auction for €25,000. The property is in grass and has dual road frontage.