Farm Ireland

Saturday 20 January 2018

Carlow unit sold in lots

A 25ac mixed farm close to Tullow, Co Carlow, was sold in three lots for prices up to €14,400/ac recently.

The grazing and tillage farm was divided into three lots of 7.29ac, 6.86ac and 10.8ac by auctioneer John Dawson, from Dawson REA.

The 7.29ac tillage field was secured by a local farmer for €105,000, or more than €14,000/ac.

The 6.86ac grassland parcel was also sold to a local, with the hammer dropping at €77,500, or more than €11,000/ac.

Finally, the 10.8ac parcel, which included 4.5ac of bog, was withdrawn from auction at €67,000 and sold afterwards for a higher figure.

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