Land Prices Increasing In Laois

Westmeath prices have broken the €8,000 mark for the first time in six years.

Laois land prices are now some of the highest in the country.

A report by the Irish Farmer's Journal shows the average price of farmland in the county at €13,713 euro per acre, up more than €2,000 on 2019, and its highest level since the mid 2000s. 

Only Kildare, Waterford and Wexford saw higher rates in 2020. 

Westmeath prices have broken the €8,000 mark for the first time in six years while Offaly the price per acre has fallen for the third year in a row to just over €7,000
 

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