First sod cut on new Strabane Academy

16th January 2018 (Scroll down for more information)

Emmett Taggart (Woodvale Construction), William Mealiff (Board of Governors), David Hampton (School Principal),

Robert Ewing (Woodvale Construction) and pupils Jamie McColgan and Molly Duffy.


The first sod has officially been cut on Strabane Academy’s regeneration project which will provide a cutting edge two storey campus for the Strabane Academy’s 700 pupils.

Present at the ground-breaking ceremony were Woodvale Constructions’ Managing Director Robert Ewing and Contracts Manager Emmett Taggart, Strabane Academy Principal David Hampton and Chairman of the Board of Governors William Mealiff alongside pupils Jamie McColgan and Molly Duffy.