Average price of agricultutal land in Donegal €10,000 an acrea

The average price of agricultural land was almost €10,000 an acre in 2010 according to a survey by The Famers Journal.

This compares to the national average of €8,700, making land prices in Donegal almost €2,000 more than the national average.

Meanwhile, just 650 acres were offered for sale in the county last year - dowm from 1,128 acres in 2009.

Property Editor with the Farmers Journal, Shirley Busteed, says there were just four land transactions in Donegal.......

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