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Dairy farmers and investors push south-east land values to a sunny €15,000/ac

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The 31ac farm at Laragh, Maynooth, Co Kildare sold for €650,000 or €21,000/ac, the highest per-acre price in the south Leinster region

The 31ac farm at Laragh, Maynooth, Co Kildare sold for €650,000 or €21,000/ac, the highest per-acre price in the south Leinster region

The 31ac farm at Laragh, Maynooth, Co Kildare sold for €650,000 or €21,000/ac, the highest per-acre price in the south Leinster region

Even in the teeth of the pandemic, South Leinster turned in a solid performance on land sales and prices last year.

Out of 23 auctions only four saw less than €11,000/ac paid, one sale passed the €2m mark and nine auctions saw over €1m paid for farmland. However, the number of auctions was down by 11 on 2019 and down 32 on the 2018 figure.

A total of 1,476ac was sold in the south-east in 2020, generating a total of €22.204m with an average per-acre price of €15,043/ac.


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