… TD and Green Party Deputy Leader Catherine Martin expressed her disappointment at the news, saying that it is “very disheartening for the community in Goatstown”.

She added: “This is a systemic problem which shows a lack of forward planning in the entire county. With the sale of land at Our Lady’s Grove and another proposed sale of land at Clonkeen College in Blackrock, there is a very worrying trend of land around schools in our area being sold off for residential development when it should be used to safeguard the present and future needs of our educational facilities.”…