There is keen local interest in a c105ac holding which is on the market near Ballinagh, Co Cavan.

As well as farmland, this property has commercial buildings and two houses. It’s at Corlismore and is being sold by O’Reilly Taylor Tweedy. It’s going for auction in seven lots plus the entire.

According to the auctioneers the planning status of the buildings has been regularised.

The land will be sold in five lots.

The property is on the Ballinagh to Arva road (L2505). It’s approximately 4km from Ballinagh, 12.5km from Cavan town and 8.7km from Arva. The land has frontage on this road and also on connecting side roads. The main building was a shop which was well known as “McKiernan’s of Corlismore”, with an accompanying house.

The farmland is in permanent pasture, lies in a number of blocks and is guided in the range of €8,000/ac to €10,000/ac.

The auction takes place on Friday, 20 October at 3pm in the Kilmore Hotel, Dublin Road, Cavan.


Lot one is the house with shop and commercial unit on c2.52ac, guided at region of €200,000. The commercial unit and shop are 6,140ft2 in area. The two-storey house is 3,014ft2 in area. It has high-speed broadband, a burglar alarm and CCTV, double-glazed windows and oil heating.

The subsequent lots include a two-storey farmhouse on 1.1ac in Corlismore. It is 1,750ft2 in area and requires full renovation. It is guided at €70,000 to €100,000.

There is a 33.5ac block of land in the townland of Drumury; 33.18ac near Corlismore; 7.8ac at Mullambly; 17.2ac at Mullambly and finally 10ac at Drumcoghill Lower. There is a derelict cottage on this last lot.