A 58ac holding with a cattle yard and road frontage has come on the market at Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny.

The farm is at Clashduff and is being sold by public auction by Castlecomer auctioneer Joe Coogan.

The land for sale is approximately 3.2km from Castlecomer and from Dysart Bridge, on the main Castlecomer to Kilkenny road.

That puts it about 21km from Kilkenny city, 29km by motorway from Carlow and 33km by motorway from Portlaoise.

The Kilkenny holding has this cattle yard plus a derelict residence.


The holding, which is in permanent pasture, is laid out in seven main fields and has frontage on two public roads.

The Kilkenny holding has this cattle yard plus a derelict residence.

The farm buildings are accessed via a stone driveway and consist of a slatted beef unit with central passage; a silage pit; a cattle crush and a round-roofed shed with a sliding door. There is also a derelict residence beside the yard.


The holding will be offered in five lots and the entire, as follows:

  • Lot 1 is a 6.785ac field with road frontage onto two roads.
  • Lot 2 is a 9.484ac field with road frontage, beside lot 1.
  • Lot 3 is 32.045ac with road frontage, beside lot 1 and lot 2, with the farm buildings and old stone buildings, including the former two storey dwelling.
  • Lot 4 is the combination of lots 1, 2 and 3 – 48.28ac with the buildings.
  • Lot 5 is 9.592ac with a separate old stone building and with road frontage.
  • Lot 6: The entire 58ac and all buildings.
  • The guide price for the entire is €10,000/ac. The auction takes place on Friday 29 April at 3pm at the auctioneer’s premises at Ballycomey House Castlecomer.