Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown. Consultants  have called for the opening of the new children’s urgent-care service at the hospital to be delayed. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Nearly 30 of the State’s top paediatric consultants have warned health authorities that it will be unsafe to open the new children’s urgent-care servi(...)

The site of the new national children’s hospital, in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The top civil servant in the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform will on Wednesday signal a shake-up of how the State spends money on infrastr(...)

Theo Cullinane, CEO of Bam: ‘If you look at the national children’s hospital, the broadband project and now the Dunkettle interchange [in Cork], all have highlighted issues with the public procurement process.’ Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been warned by the chief executive of the company building the National Children’s Hospital that builders will not take on (...)

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(...)

The national children’s hospital overrun will result in healthcare needing an additional €107 million  in 2020, €120 million in 2021 and €150 million in 2022.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Health Service Executive has warned the Government it will be almost impossible to deliver planned multibillion-euro investments in new healthcare(...)

Work in progress at the national children’s hospital site at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An unpublished report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has found there are no effective controls for managing the rising cost of tribunals and c(...)

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(...)

 Work in progress at the National Children’s Hospital, site at St James Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some of the same PwC consultants who worked on the review of the overspend at the National Children’s Hospital advised the Health Service Executive be(...)

Independents4Change TD Mick Wallace made the remark about the national children’s hospital costs as he renewed his appeal for the Government to reconsider the tender. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The national children’s hospital costs debacle has been described as a “f****** joke” during a late night Dáil debate on the PwC report into the cost (...)

The HSE report found there is a “lack of individual accountability for the success” of the national children’s  hospital.

One person needs to be appointed who is “on the hook” for the budget, quality and timeline of the new national children’s hospital, a Health Service E(...)

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