Kilkenny land sale on Valentine's Day

George Smyth successful bidder

Land sale makes over €170,000 at auction

Godfrey Greene, auctioneer, who held a successful land auction in the Club House Hotel, Kilkenny on Friday

A sale of roadside lands, comprising of 21.5 acres at Rossdama, Ballycallan was held at the Club House Hotel Kilkenny on Friday, Valantine's Day.

About 15 people from the Ballycallan/Cuffesgrange area attended the sale.  A bid of €170,000 was put on the land by a neighbouring dairy farmer, George Smyth and it was withdrawn at that stage and a very short time later it was sold for a higher sum to Mr Smyth. Th land is in need of some reclamation. Solicitor acting for the sale was Emer Foley of Reidy & Foley Solicitors Parliament Street, Kilkenny

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