A 27ac farm at Kilgraigue, Kilcloon, Co Meath, achieved a price of €23,700/ac at auction. The farm is 5km from the town of Maynooth, which is where the public auction was held on 25 June.

“The lively affair attracted a large attendance with 47 people present, all adhering to current restrictions and protocols,” a spokesperson for the selling agent, Sherry Fitzgerald Brady O’Flaherty, said.