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The National Children’s Hospital  is due to open on the St James’s Hospital site in central Dublin in 2023, when it will employ 6,000 staff. File photograph: The Irish Times

The operator of the national children’s hospital (NCH) is looking at an NHS-style arrangement of acquiring blocks of apartments for the staff who will(...)

“Contracting face surveillance technology for children accessing medical care would be incredibly invasive.”

For the new national children’s hospital, 2019 has been bookended by criticisms over escalating costs: in January Fianna Fáil’s health spokesperson St(...)

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(...)

The national children’s hospital has to provide some private facilities because of existing contracts with consultants, the Dáil has been told. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The national children’s hospital has to provide some private facilities because of existing contracts with consultants, the Dáil has been told. Eight(...)

The National Children’s Hospital is now facing construction delays that could end up adding millions more to the final cost of the project.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The National Children’s Hospital is now facing construction delays that could end up adding millions more to the final cost of the project. The hospi(...)

Artist’s impression of the new national children’s hospital. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The cost of the national children’s hospital could rise above €1.7 billion, a new report into the cost of the project has warned. A report by consult(...)

The construction site of The National Children’s Hospital. Photograph: Tom Honan

The resignation of John Pollock as the project director of the team building the national children’s hospital robs a complex project of vast experienc(...)

John Pollock tendered his resignation as project director of the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board on Tuesday after more than five years  in the post. Photograph: Ray Lohan

The national children’s hospital has suffered a fresh blow with the resignation of John Pollock, the experienced engineer who was in charge of buildin(...)

National children’s hospital new board head, Fred Barry, says: “I don’t think it would be good business for the State to stop the works and retender it.” Photograph: Collins

The new head of the national children’s hospital board has said it would be “bad business” for the State to allow the main builder of the hospital to (...)

The MetroLink documents include an outline cost-benefit analysis and an engineering assessment as well as details of the emerging preferred route.

The board of the National Transport Authority (NTA) did not review the announcement by the Government of the new MetroLink project before it was publ(...)

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