Agricultural Land

Census of Agriculture 2020: Cork has most agricultural land

Census of Agriculture 2020: Cork has most agricultural land

The Census of Agriculture 2020 preliminary results published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) this week show that Co. Cork...

December 11, 2021

Land values show ‘strong growth’ – Sherry FitzGerald

Land values show ‘strong growth’ – Sherry FitzGerald

Agricultural land values grew “robustly” in the opening half of 2021, according to the latest data from real estate agent...

August 10, 2021

Land values: What is land in your region worth on average?

Land values: What is land in your region worth on average?

Agricultural land values increased by 1% for the second successive quarter in Q1 2021, according to auctioneer Sherry Fitzgerald. In...

May 27, 2021

Agricultural land market review: Volume of land for sale ‘greatly below demand’

Agricultural land market review: Volume of land for sale ‘greatly below demand’

The Irish agricultural land market has seen a lift in activity since the end of the first quarter of 2021,...

May 27, 2021

Land prices ‘remarkably resilient’: Breakdown of regional price/ac last year

Land prices ‘remarkably resilient’: Breakdown of regional price/ac last year

Despite the challenges of Covid-19 and Brexit, land prices in 2020 have remained “remarkably resilient” throughout the country, according to...

January 26, 2021

Number of agricultural land transactions rises from 2017 levels – CSO

Number of agricultural land transactions rises from 2017 levels – CSO

The median price of land in Ireland in 2018 was €6,444/ac based on 2,095 transactions, according to the Central Statistics...

October 20, 2020

Over 37,000ac of agricultural land sold in 2018 at €210 million

Over 37,000ac of agricultural land sold in 2018 at €210 million

Data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that there was 37,436ac of agricultural land sold in Ireland in 2018,...

October 31, 2019

Managing land in a way that reduces soil carbon loss

Managing land in a way that reduces soil carbon loss

From a policy perspective, conversion of permanent grassland into tillage land is restricted to a maximum of 5% under current...

October 3, 2019

2018 land sales pushed out against uncertain backdrop – Jordan

2018 land sales pushed out against uncertain backdrop – Jordan

A winter and spring that never seemed to end pushed out land sales from the traditional starting time of March...

February 2, 2019

Volume of land sold nationally in steady decline

Volume of land sold nationally in steady decline

A decline in the volume of land being sold nationally – a trend evident the past number of quarters –...

January 19, 2019

IRFU confirms sale of 92ac in ‘imperative’ €27 million deal

IRFU confirms sale of 92ac in ‘imperative’ €27 million deal

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has confirmed the detail contained in a statement issued by Hibernia Real Estate Investment...

November 14, 2018

Almost 33,000ac of agricultural land sold in 2017

Almost 33,000ac of agricultural land sold in 2017

Almost 33,000ac of agricultural land was sold in Ireland in 2017 for a total value of €161.1 million, the latest...

October 26, 2018

Conacre ‘not to blame’ for all of NI’s land fertility issues

Conacre ‘not to blame’ for all of NI’s land fertility issues

Farmers who own ground need to take more responsibility for maintaining land fertility, a senior agri-business manager has warned. Speaking...

April 17, 2018

‘Entitlements trading for 3 times annual value’

‘Entitlements trading for 3 times annual value’

The trading of entitlements is in full swing at present and demand is high. Entitlements to the value of €400...

March 31, 2018

Demand hikes Northern agricultural land prices up £1,000

Demand hikes Northern agricultural land prices up £1,000

A surge of activity in the first two months of 2018 has put Northern Ireland’s agricultural land market back into...

March 1, 2018

34,000ac of agricultural land sold in 2016 with a value of over €193 million

34,000ac of agricultural land sold in 2016 with a value of over €193 million

A total of 33,982ac of agricultural land was sold in 2016, with a value of €193.3 million, according to the...

October 27, 2017