South East Technological University to buy majority of former Waterford Crystal site

The purchase by the organisation covers 20 acres of the 37 acre site

The deal involves SETU purchasing 20 of the 37 acres on the former Waterford Crystal site. Photo: Mary Browne.

South East Technological University (SETU) has reached an agreement to purchase 20 acres of the former Waterford Crystal site to enable expansion of the university in Waterford.

The land is directly adjacent to the existing SETU campus in the city. The announcement was made by Simon Harris, the minister for further and higher education, research, innovation and science.

Harris said, "This is a major moment in the development of SETU. The purchase of the site ...