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(...)