The national children’s hospital project has been plagued by controversy, particularly after The Irish Times revealed massive cost overruns a year ago. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The national children’s hospital project has suffered a fresh blow with the resignation of a leading corporate governance expert from the board set up(...)

The chairman of the new national children’s hospital told the Oireachtas committee on health that he hopes the delays to its construction can be made up. File photograph

Construction of the new national children’s hospital is a little behind where its development board would like it to be, its chairman Fred Barry has s(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said there had been no increase on the 2019 budget allocation for the building. File photograph: The Irish Times

The board of the national children’s hospital is reviewing “significant potential costs” arising from new financial claims made by contractors, it has(...)

The site of the national children’s hospital at the St James’s Hospital campus in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The board of the new €1.4 billion national children’s hospital has accused the builder of the project of “aggressiveness”, and has raised concerns ab(...)

As of July 2019, the Health Service Executive’s financial deficit was €281m.

Any part of the health service spending more than officially permitted or employing more staff than authorised will have those costs deducted from bud(...)

The national children’s hospital site at St James’s Hospital, Dublin: The restriction is likely to pose further challenges to a project that is already years late and massively over budget. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin City Council has issued a one-week ban on out-of-hours construction work at the national children’s hospital after discovering permitted workin(...)

Work in progress at the national children’s hospital site at St James’s Hospital: “Patients immunocompromised or with respiratory ailments are of particular concern and a public health impact assessment may be required.”   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A public health impact assessment may be required to determine the effect of the new BusConnects plan on air quality around the site of Dublin’s St Ja(...)

The construction site of The National Children’s Hospital. Photograph:   The Irish Times.

Construction workers picketed the new National Children’s Hospital on Friday as part of a protest over alleged “bogus work practices” happening on the(...)

A spokesman for the HSE said none of the parties providing specialist input to the HSE in regard to the new National Children’s Hospital had any role in the subsequent decision-making process.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is to question health officials over a “blatant conflict of interest” regarding reports into the national children(...)

The hospital building is about to rise before our eyes in the coming months. There is, really, no turning back. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

“Grim reading” is how Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has described the PwC report into the cost overrun at the national children’s hospital, and this is certa(...)

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