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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
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: Buy your own 26-acre island for €160,000

New to the market and inviting offers of over €163,000 (£140,000) is Carr Island, Lower Lough Erne, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.

Montgomery Finlay & Co has introduced the property, spanning 26.8-acres, to the market.

According to the selling agent, Carr Island occupies a “prominent location” in the main waterway of Lower Lough Erne, close to Trory Public Jetty.

“Lower Lough Erne is especially renowned by those with an interest in all kinds of watersports. With your own island, you can simply relax and unwind with a days angling and enjoy the breath-taking wildlife.”

Historical census information indicates Carr Island was lived on in the mid-19th century. The selling agent stated this will assist with application for potential planning permission subject to all statutory consents.

“Carr Island provides a unique view of Devenish Island and only minutes from the Lough Erne Golf Resort jetty. This peaceful and tranquil setting will provide unparallel views of the surrounding Lough Erne and a wonderful opportunity to a potential investor.”

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“A unique & fantastic opportunity to acquire your very own island on Lower Lough Erne,” the selling agent concluded.

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Land sells for €20,000/acre in ‘record breaking’ auction

Land sold for what could be a new county record of €20,000/acre in Co Westmeath at auction last week.

The reps of the late Pauline Duff instructed Murtagh Bros to sell a 3-bed cottage on 21.5-acres in Coosan, Athlone, Co Westmeath.

The property had an A.M.V (advised minimum value) of €350,000 and, with an opening bid of €200,000, eventually sold for €430,000 last Friday (July 9th) on LSL Auctions.

Ahead of the auction, the selling agent said:

“Creaghduff, N37 P5K2, is a wonderful traditional detached stone cottage with many original features on circa 21.5-acres fronting directly onto Killinure Lough, minutes from Coosan Point & Athlone Town Centre.”

“The property extends to c.21.5 acres and consists of forestry and pastureland. The lands include c.7.5-acres of managed forestry lands, planted in 2016 and generating an income of c.€1,900 p.a. until 2030.”

€2m for 106-acre residential farm

Furthermore, a “superb” circa 106-acre residential farm for sale in Grehanstown, Killucan, Co Westmeath, sold for €2m at auction.

James L Murtagh offered the property, as featured on That’s Farming, for sale by online auction at 4 pm on July 9th, 2021.

The selling agent described the listing as “the finest farm to hit the Westmeath market for many years”.

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