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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: 45-acre farm ‘unspoilt by the passage of time’ near mart set for auction

A 45-acre farm in Fordstown, Rathmolyon, Co. Meath is for sale by online auction next month.

REA T.E. Potterton is handling the sale of the farm which “has remained completely unspoilt by the passage of time”. The online auction will be held on LSL on Friday, November 6th at 3 pm.

Land, residence, and outbuildings

The property, which has remained in the same family ownership for a long number of years, comprises a block of land, residence, and outbuildings.

The house is approached over a long drive flanked on either side by mature hedgerows leading to parking and turning area to the side of the house.

It incorporates a 3-bedroom single-story residence in need of modernisation and refurbishment, “occupying a secluded elevated setting amidst attractive rural countryside”.

Outbuildings include a cow byre and two loose boxes.

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The farm is principally laid out in six divisions of permanent pasture. There are “many fine trees and mature hedgerows ensuring adequate shade, shelter, and privacy”.

It also benefits from a natural water supply being intersected by a stream.


“The Hamlet of Rathcore lies approximately 3 km from the property while the nearby villages of Rathmolyon and Longwood 5 & 6km distant respectively cater extremely well for all the day-to-day shopping requirements.”

“This is complemented by further excellent shopping educational and recreational facilities in the nearby historic market town of Trim.”

The property is 10km from Enfield with the M4 Motorway affording “quick and easy access to the capital”.

In addition, there is a rail and bus service to Dublin from Enfield.  There is a choice of both primary and secondary schools in the immediate vicinity including Longwood & Trim and the local primary school at Kill.

Country and leisure pursuits in and around the area include hunting with the Meath Foxhounds, Tara Harriers.

Horseracing is available at Navan, Fairyhouse, Naas and the Curragh as well as numerous sporting clubs.

“The locality is well supported by an established farming infrastructure with abattoirs, contractors, merchants & Delvin Livestock Market and other service industries all close at hand.” the selling agent added.


To arrange a viewing or to pre-register for the auction, contact REA T.E. Potterton.

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