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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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PHOTOS: 50-acre roadside holding set up to return to dairying for sale

A circa 50.5-acre roadside holding with a two-storey farmhouse and outbuildings has been introduced to the market.

Quinn Property is handling the sale of the residential holding at Monagreana Lower, Monamolin, Gorey, Co. Wexford, which is set for auction next month.

The public auction will take place at Carnew Mart, Lower Main St., Carnew, Co. Wicklow Y14 NN72, at 3pm on Tuesday (November 10th).


This farm is located 3km from the villages of Monamolin and Boolavogue, 5km off the R741 Gorey to Wexford road and 7km off the N11 at Camolin.

The selling agent noted that it is situated in an area of “excellent quality farming land” with most of the surrounding holdings involved in dairy production.

Boolavogue and has a primary school, church, and shop with a local bar, while Monamolin village has a shop, primary school, church, and sporting facilities.

Gorey town is a 17km drive and offers a choice of primary, secondary, and post-leaving schools, along with restaurants, shops, pubs, hotels, and an array of leisure amenities.

Wexford is a 30-minute drive, Enniscorthy a 20-minute drive while Dublin is just over an hour’s drive.


The house, over 200-years-old, is a traditional two-storey stone-built farmhouse that has retained its original features, according to the property firm, which noted that it is “in of renovation and improvement works”.

Accommodation comprises of:

  • Kitchen with solid fuel stove 5.8m x 3.7m
  • Sitting room: 4.1m x 3.7m
  • Living room:7m x 3.2m
  • Bedroom 1: 3.7m x 3.0m
  • Bedroom 2: 2.6m x 2.0m
  • Bedroom 3: 3.8m x 2.0m
  • Bedroom 4: 4.2m x 3.7m
Dairy potential

This farm has frontage onto the public road as well as access over a shared laneway which leads to the residence and farmyard.

The yard is located 300 meters back from the public road and is located centrally on the holding.

“The farm is currently being run as a dry stock holding; however, it was run as a dairy farm for a number of years and is ideally set up to return to dairy production.”


There is a milking parlour and a range of outbuildings on the holding and these include:

  • A three-bay ‘A’ roof shed (22m x 14m) with concrete apron; incorporating a slatted 24-cubicle shed;
  • A loose cattle shed;
  • A milking parlour with lofted tank house;
  • A four-meter slatted canopy with concrete apron;
  • Meal store;
  • A four-bay ‘A’ roof loose shed (18m x 10m) with cattle crush
  • 60′ x 40′ concrete silage slab;
  • An ‘A’ roof shed with concrete floor (15m x 6m).

“All lands are currently in grass and of excellent quality, are well fenced with a piped and natural water supply. The lands are suitable for any agricultural enterprise.” the selling agent concluded.

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