An artist’s impression of the proposed incinerator in Cork Harbour

The proposal to build an €160 million waste incinerator in Cork Harbour could pose serious problems in terms of transporting residue ash from the faci(...)

The Comeraghs: “rugged, rocky and inspiring”. Photograph: Helen Lawless

An Bord Pleanála is due to rule this month on a roadway “bulldozed” into Mahon valley in the Comeragh mountain range without planning permission. A (...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn: “There isn’t a single house constructed on the land.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Developer Michael O’Flynn claims the absence of a single house on the largest fast-track planning area in Dublin more than two years after it was appr(...)

Staff parking is being constricted to help ease traffic congestion. At present 54 per cent of St James’s Hospital staff drive to work. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Staff at St James’s Hospital in Dublin have expressed concern to management over plans to cut hundreds of car-parking spaces to make way for the new N(...)

Separate proceedings seeking an injunction halting quarrying have been halted. Image: Thinkstock

A Co Clare quarry at the centre of a High Court action has been sold by a Nama-appointed receiver to a company in the Lagan Asphalt group, a judge has(...)

 Eilish Hardiman, chief executive,  Children’s Hospital Group (left), Matilda, Ashleigh and Isabel Kiernan from Lucan, Minister for Children James Reilly, Minister for Health  Leo Varadkar and Mona Baker chief executive,  Temple Street Hospital (right) at Crumlin Children’s Hospital to celebrate the decision by an Bord Pleanála to grant permission for the new children’s hospital on a campus shared with St. James’s Hospital. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Plans to limit the use of the private cars by users of the new national children’s hospital are “ambitious” but achievable, according to the planning (...)

Artist’s impression of proposed patient rooms at the site of the new state-of-the-art children’s hospital to be co-located at St James’s Hospital,  Dublin. Image: Children’s Hospital Group/PA Wire

Work on building the new national children’s hospital at St James’s Hospital in Dublin will start in June with the clearance of existing buildings on (...)

Artist’s impression issued by Children’s Hospital Group of proposed family accommodation block at the site of the new state-of-the-art children’s hospital at St James’s Hospital in Dublin. Image: Children’s Hospital Group/PA Wire

An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission for a new national children’s hospital at St James’s Hospital is decisive and clear-cut, and (...)

Eilish Hardiman, CEO of the Children’s Hospital Group, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, Jace O’Rourke (2-and-a-half-months-old) and John Pollock of the  National Paediatric Hospital Development Board  celebrate  the granting of permission for the new children’s hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

1993: A single tertiary paediatric hospital based in Dublin is proposed by the faculty of paediatrics at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. (...)

Image of the proposed Ringaskiddy incinerator in Cork Harbour.

Indaver, the company behind the plan to build a €160 million waste incinerator in Cork Harbour to cut down on the State’s waste export, argued waste e(...)