St Vincent’s complete purchase of land for sports field at Seatown Place
St Vincent’s Secondary School have recently completed the purchase of land across the road from the school at Seatown Place.
The Board of Management recently confirmed the purchase of the 1.7 acre site.
It is understood it will be developed in the long-term to provide new sporting facilities to the all-girl school.
A statement on the school website read: “The Board of Management of St Vincent’s Secondary School is delighted to announce the purchase of land for the development of outdoor sporting facilities. This is very exciting news for our school community.
“The site opposite the school on Seatown Place will be used to develop multi-purpose all weather sports facilities. This development will provide all year round access to training grounds for a variety of sports for this generations and future generations of St Vincent’s girls.”
Principal Deirdre Matthews commented that the acquisition of what has become affectionately known in the school as ‘The Field’ has been a lengthy process.
She said: “We are very grateful to the Parents Council, the local community, Staff, Students and Parents of St Vincent’s, The Educena Foundation and our trustees CEIST for their support.”