Almost €25,000/ac paid at auction for 87ac farm in Meath

Holding on outskirts of Kells makes €2.17m, underlining how prices remain strong as more residential farms come to market

Frontage: This 87ac farm at Gardenrath near Kells, Co Meath was bought by an online bidder and made almost €25,000/ac.

Jim O'Brien

An 87ac non-residential farm at Gardenrath, Kells got early auctions in Meath off to a flying start when it sold for €2.17m, exceeding its guide by €570,000 and making almost €25,000/ac.