As a comparison, Irish farmland prices were €8,647 per acre or $12, 774 per acre in 2010 calculated by the Irish Farmers Journal. Only 41,339 acres or 881 farms were put on the market in 2010;- typical very low annual sales. So Irish farmland sale price is approximately 30% higher than the highest [...]
The great and the good are lining up to support land value taxation as part of a general tax shift onto the use of all natural resources and off 'value added'. Herman Daly, writing in the Daly News in Steady State Economy, highly respected in the Green movement lends his considerable weight to the cause crediting the US 19th century economist Henry George. Let us see if his intervention will help persuade Environmental NGO doubters in our Ireland-of-the-land-hungry.