Site of the new National Maternity Hospital on Sisters of Charity Land at St Vincent’s University Hospital: The Government and St Vincent’s have said all medical procedures legal in the State will be available, including those that run contrary to Catholic ethos, such as termination of pregnancy. Photograph: Colin Keegan

Land for the new National Maternity Hospital will be protected from repossession by a bank which holds a charge over it for up to 149 years – once a l(...)

Former health minster Simon Harris with chief operating officer for St Vincent’s Kay Connolly and former master of the hospital Dr Rhona Mahony looking at a model of the new hospital in 2017. Photograph: Collins

Four years after they last hit the streets, demonstrators will again gather in Dublin on Saturday to protest against Catholic influence of any kind in(...)

The Dáil heard concern expressed at comments from Opposition TDs described as ‘attempts to demonise the Catholic faith’. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has not ruled out placing a compulsory purchase order (CPO) on the site of the new national maternity hospital, but he cautio(...)

Labour Party leader Alan Kelly said the statement from the St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has ‘upped the ante to the point where it makes the Government look ridiculous’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The State’s attempts to buy the land that the new national maternity hospital will be built on have been thrown into disarray after the St Vincent’s H(...)

The National Maternity Hospital at Holles Street has been due to relocate to the St Vincent’s campus at Elm Park in Dublin.. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

An argument that the State should own the land that the new national maternity hospital will be built on was rejected by the board running St Vincent’(...)

Under the current plans the Religious Sisters of Charity order is to transfer the site for the new national maternity hospital to a charitable entity, St Vincent’s Holdings. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Government has been urged to publish correspondence around its attempts to buy the land the new national maternity hospital will be located on. P(...)

Currently, the Sisters of Charity plan to transfer the site for the planned National Maternity Hospital to a charitable entity

The Government is set to make renewed efforts to explore the acquisition of lands where the new National Maternity Hospital is to be built, The Irish (...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin acknowledged most recent estimates suggest the new hospital, which is to be built on the St Vincent’s Hospital campus, pictured above, will cost €800 million. File photograph.

There is a “risk” that the long-planned relocation of the national maternity hospital to the new St Vincent’s site does not go ahead, due to difficult(...)

The consultants  said they were ‘hugely excited’ at the relocation of the National Maternity Hospital at Holles Street to Elm Park. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Seven leading medical consultants in Dublin have said were “entirely satisfied” their clinical independence at the new National Maternity Hospital on (...)

Dr Peter Boylan: Governance arrangements for the new National Maternity Hospital should be the same as those for the new National Children’s Hospital which is co-located with St James’s Hospital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The announcement today that the Vatican had approved a decision by the Sisters of Charity to transfer ownership of the St Vincent’s Healthcare Group t(...)

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