A c104ac holding of forestry and agricultural land is on the market in Co Roscommon. The farm is at Ballygalda Or Trust, which is not far from Athleague. It is being sold by Ivan Connaughton Auctioneers by private treaty and the guide price is €450,000. The land is in one block, located just off the N63 Roscommon to Athleague road at Correal Cross and 5km in all from Roscommon Town.

This holding breaks down as two-thirds forestry and one-third grazing land.

The 72.29ac of forestry was planted in 2016. The mix of species includes c25.78ac of Sitka spruce, c17.89ac of pedunculate oak, c11.48ac of beech, c9.92ac of Norway spruce and c7.22ac described as additional broadleaf.

Seven annual payments of a substantial forestry premium remain to be paid. Intending bidders are advised to check for further details on these payments from the selling agent.

The remaining 31.71ac includes c3.49ac of good quality land in the centre of forestry and a further c28.22ac at the edge of the forestry, fronting on to the river Hind. The land comes with approximately 41 entitlements to EU direct payments.