Land

FG and FF agree to Green call for national land use plan

FG and FF agree to Green call for national land use plan

The leaders of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have committed to the development of a national land use policy plan...

April 29, 2020

Did tillage land rental charges increase or decrease in 2018?

Did tillage land rental charges increase or decrease in 2018?

The majority of rental charges for tillage land decreased in 2018. However, charges for “other crops” saw dramatic increases in...

May 20, 2019

Farmers in ‘quagmire’ over Farm Consolidation Relief

Farmers in ‘quagmire’ over Farm Consolidation Relief

Concerns have emerged over the enactment of a new stamp duty reduction measure on farm consolidation sales. The new relief...

March 28, 2018

Fitzmaurice questions Creed’s authority following stamp duty fiasco

Fitzmaurice questions Creed’s authority following stamp duty fiasco

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has suggested that Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed’s authority is under question, following the stamp duty...

October 11, 2017

Rising milk price sees dairy investment confidence grow

Rising milk price sees dairy investment confidence grow

Rising milk prices are having a positive impact on dairy farmers’ confidence when it comes to investing in their businesses,...

August 16, 2017

Pics: Longford farm with “enormous potential” sells for close to €7,300/ac

Pics: Longford farm with “enormous potential” sells for close to €7,300/ac

A farm in Co. Longford, which was advertised as having “enormous potential and extensive road frontage“, has sold for slightly over...

July 25, 2017

Farmer and his dog shot in reported dispute over land

Farmer and his dog shot in reported dispute over land

A farmer and his dog have reportedly been shot this morning in Kildimo, Co. Limerick, over an alleged dispute regarding a...

June 16, 2017

‘Confidence returning to the agricultural land market’

‘Confidence returning to the agricultural land market’

The agricultural land market enjoyed a positive opening quarter to 2017, according to property firm Sherry FitzGerald. This follows a...

May 7, 2017

‘Strong demand’ for long-term land leasing arrangements

‘Strong demand’ for long-term land leasing arrangements

There is strong demand for long-term land lease arrangements, according to a number of auctioneers across the country. A common...

February 28, 2017

Tax relief for landowners to lease land to sports clubs ‘difficult to justify’

Tax relief for landowners to lease land to sports clubs ‘difficult to justify’

A tax relief for landowners to lease land to sports clubs would be difficult to justify, according to the Minister...

February 16, 2017

New land reclamation and drainage scheme ‘overdue’

New land reclamation and drainage scheme ‘overdue’

A new land reclamation and drainage scheme is overdue, according to Sinn Fein Agriculture Spokesman, Martin Kenny. Such a scheme...

November 3, 2016

Lease arrangements now the land letting option of choice

Lease arrangements now the land letting option of choice

Increasing numbers of landowners are now opting to set their property on the basis of a long term lease arrangement,...

October 28, 2016

Stud farms buying large amounts of land labelled as ‘downright madness’

Stud farms buying large amounts of land labelled as ‘downright madness’

The issue of stud farms in Ireland’s horse industry buying up large amounts of land in parts of the country...

October 14, 2016

Uncertainty over stamp duty relief on long-term land leases 

Uncertainty over stamp duty relief on long-term land leases 

Proposed Stamp duty relief on long-term land leases has yet to get the green light from the European Commission after...

September 2, 2016

The average price for an acre of land has fallen, south west hit hardest

The average price for an acre of land has fallen, south west hit hardest

While the price of land rose modestly in 2015, the latest figures from Sherry Fitzgerald show that the Irish agricultural land...

July 12, 2016

Ever wanted to buy land in Poland? Well now you can’t

Ever wanted to buy land in Poland? Well now you can’t

New Polish land laws have come into effect meaning that if you wanted to buy some agricultural land in the eastern...

June 4, 2016

Concerned how EU policy affects your land use? So you should be

Concerned how EU policy affects your land use? So you should be

The environmental impact of land used for building new roads, houses or energy grids should be better integrated into European...

May 7, 2016

What’s involved in land leasing and what are the benefits?

What’s involved in land leasing and what are the benefits?

Long-term land leasing has numerous long term benefits. It can give a new lease of life to an existing farm business...

April 16, 2016