Circa 21.5 acres of Longford land was sold in two lots for €144,000 or €5,300/ac in late November. This final price excluded the separate sale of a residence on 5.5 acres of land, which went under the hammer for €92,000. The final price of €236,000 including the house saw a good result for the vendor and auctioneer handling the sale, Dillon Murtagh of Murtagh Bros.

The auction