Agricultural land prices in Wexford have seen their biggest increase since the financial crash in 2008.
Wexford prices have jumped 10% in the last 2 years with the highest sale of agricultural land per acre here selling at €34,286 euro.
The average sale price of agri-land per acre in Wexford now stands at €15,233.
The most significant price increase was seen in Clare where a 94% increase was recorded.
The figures are contained in the Irish Farmers Journal’s annual land price report which reveals the average price of agricultural land increased by 16% in 2020.
Paul Mooney, Property Editor, with the Irish Farmers Journal said its not just farmers who are buying up land.