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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(...)

Safe for now: Lansdowne House, Brian Hogan’s Ballsbridge office block, is so distinctive it should be a protected structure. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Architects may ‘have a vested interest in knocking things down’, but for Brian Hogan, Dublin’s most prolific commercial architect for three decades(...)

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(...)

 Micheál Martin outside Leinster House on Friday. The Fianna Fáil leader believes an election will be held early next year.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Money raised from increases in carbon tax should be reinvested in grants for retrofitting homes, incentives for electric cars and other measures, Fian(...)

Tom Costello, who has since resigned as the chair of the National Paediatric Hospital’s Development board. Photograph: Ray Lohan for The Irish Times

A confidentially agreement was proposed by the former head of the national children’s hospital board in relation to aspects of the financing and build(...)

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

The National Paediatric Hospital Development Board was established by former minister for health Mary Harney in 2007 to oversee the building of nation(...)

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

1993: A single, tertiary children’s hospital for Dublin is proposed by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. It recommended the centre be built (...)

A file photograph of Minister for Health Simon Harris. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said it is “ridiculous” to suggest the escalating cost of the national children’s hospital was kept under wraps b(...)

Artist’s impressions  of proposed new National Children’s Hospital at St James Hospital campus.

The Government is facing further political pressure over the massive cost increases at the children’s hospital this week, with opposition parties and (...)

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