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Kildare Observer 6 March 1897
Sale of Ballymany House and Farm

On Monday last Mr. Robert J. Goff held a very successful auction for William Ryan, Esq., of farm, cattle, implements, furniture, etc. Ballymany Farm is situate at the Curragh edge, about 1½ miles from Newbridge, contains 118 Irish acres superior grazing held under judicial agreement at £240 per year. The biddings were very brisk. Commencing at £500 they soon reached £2,200, at which price Mr. Goff declared Mr. Gerald Hurley, of Old Connell, the buyer. Messrs. J. J. Parkinson, Brownstown, James Kelly, Maddenstown, and John Farrell, Loughbrown, were the most prominent bidders. 

An article from the Kildare Observer on the sale of Ballymany House and Farm in March 1897

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