Daft Media, owner of property website Daft.ie, has bought a minority stake in Boards.ie for an undisclosed sum.

Boards.ie is a website which consists of a number of online forums.

A Daft statement said there would be continued investment in the Boards.ie to maintain growth and seek out new audiences.

'Over the longer term, both companies have committed to continue to provide an independent and neutral platform for Irish consumers to voice their opinions,' Daft Media said.