James L. Murtagh
The autioneers sold a residential farm at Tromra, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath last week, in lots.
The same auctioneers sold a residential farm at Cartron, Durrow, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.
Jordan Auctioneers & Leinster Marts
Joint agents Jordan Auctioneers and Leinster Marts held a successful auction of 220ac of land in south Kildare in lots. The combined total reached was €4,018,000 or €18,263/ac.
“Most of the buyers were local based farmers involved in both tillage and livestock,” auctioneer Clive Kavanagh of Jordans said.
The lots sold as follows:
Quinn Property auctioned a number of properties in Co Wexford. 81ac at Ballykilty opened at €400,000 and it went on the market at €680,000. It was sold at €1,020,000 to a local dairy farmer, equal to approximately €12,000/ac.
Seventeen bidders took part in the auction of a 3.5ac holding at Scarnagh, Inch. It went on the market at €150,000 and was sold for €172,000 to a local couple.
A 24ac holding with derelict cottage at Clologue Upper, Camolin sold in lots.
Quinn Property also auctioned 19ac at Wells, Gorey. It was withdrawn at €250,000 but sold afterwards for a higher price.
A 7ac field located between Ballykeeran and Glasson village in Co Westmeath was auctioned off for €195,000 or €27,857/ac. It has good views over Lough Ree.