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#National Children's Hospital

# national-childrens-hospital - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Chairperson of National Children's Hospital project board steps down

Tom Costello has been involved with the project for six years.

# national-childrens-hospital - Friday 1 February, 2019

# national-childrens-hospital - Thursday 31 January, 2019

National Children's Hospital Project 'highly unlikely’ to come in under €2 billion

The Secretary General of the HSE is unable to confirm that the cost will be below €2 billion

# national-childrens-hospital - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

The row over spiralling costs at National Children's Hospital is set to intensify this week

The hospital will cost €1.4 billion – that’s €450 million higher than the figure of €983 million approved by government in 2017.

# national-childrens-hospital - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

No one held accountable as children's hospital board says it would do the same again despite cost overruns

The final project cost is €1.4 billion – €450 million higher than the 2017 figure.

# national-childrens-hospital - Monday 24 December, 2018

Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend

It’s emerged the budget for the new hospital may cost more than €1.433 billion.

# national-childrens-hospital - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Next years health capital budget will be raided because of ballooning costs of new children's hospital

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the new children’s hospital may cost even more than its latest €1.433 billion price tag.

# national-childrens-hospital - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Not everyone's happy with the name for the children's hospital

It’s going to be called the Phoenix Children’s Health.

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Poll: Are you happy with the name of the new children's hospital?

Once it’s opened the hospital will be called the Phoenix Children’s Health.

# national-childrens-hospital - Monday 23 October, 2017

The new children's hospital will be called... Phoenix Children's Health

The project is projected to cost over €1 billion in full and is due to be completed in 2021.

Appeal over fire safety regulations of new children's hospital was made 'with an eye towards costs'

It was reported yesterday that the board had appealed three conditions imposed on the hospital.

# national-childrens-hospital - Sunday 10 September, 2017

The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?

The new name has come from a staff suggestion process, but hasn’t been revealed yet.

# national-childrens-hospital - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

New children's hospital will be the length of Grafton Street and as big as Dundrum Shopping Centre

The new children’s hospital will cost over €1 billion and will open in 2021.

# national-childrens-hospital - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

A novel new use for Guinness waste heat (no rude jokes...)

A system whereby hot water or steam could be pumped from the brewery to the new hospital is being investigated.

# national-childrens-hospital - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Opinion: St James’s is the "best site" for the children’s hospital? It's a complete farce.

Our son has profound disabilities and we sometimes have to visit hospital several times a week. St James’s is a totally unsuitable site for multiple reasons.

# national-childrens-hospital - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Delay in appointing National Children's Hospital design team but construction begins in 2015

A new Programme Director John Pollock has been tasked with ensuring the National Children’s Hospital gets built.

# national-childrens-hospital - Friday 13 September, 2013

Eilís Hardiman handed the task of integrating three children's hospitals

Hardiman has been made CEO of the Children’s Hospital Group which will implement the changes ahead of the construction of the new National Children’s Hospital.

# national-childrens-hospital - Friday 31 May, 2013

National Lottery licence to go to the highest bidder

An upfront payment of the licence will go towards the National Children’s Hospital.

# national-childrens-hospital - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Reilly in talks to make Children's Hospital an all-island facility Cross Border This post contains a poll

Reilly in talks to make Children's Hospital an all-island facility

Taking patients from Northern Ireland could help to lower the costs of building the facility at St James’s.

# national-childrens-hospital - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Children's Hospital to be built on St James's site by end of 2017, early 2018

The decision was made at a Cabinet meeting earlier today and has been announced by the government this afternoon.

Cabinet to make decision on location of National Children's Hospital

The government is expected to announce its choice of a site for the long-awaited National Children’s Hospital later today.

# national-childrens-hospital - Monday 5 November, 2012

Explainer: Cabinet to decide on children's hospital, but what are the options?

It now appears likely that a site near the Coombe Hospital in south Dublin city will be chosen for the long-awaited hospital.

# national-childrens-hospital - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Fire, unemployment and the National Children's Hospital: The week in numbers

How old is the Phoenix Park? And how many TDs could face sanction for failing to declare pay-offs?

# national-childrens-hospital - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

The Evening Fix: Now with added Gangnam, United Nations style

Here are the things we loved, learned and shared today.

Taoiseach: No new report on children's hospital commissioned

Enda Kenny reiterated that a decision on the location for the National Children’s Hospital would be determined within the next two weeks at Leaders’ Questions this morning.

# national-childrens-hospital - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Decision on children's hospital due 'in two or three weeks' - Kenny

Enda Kenny says he hasn’t yet met with James Reilly and Eamon Gilmore about the site, but will do so soon.

# national-childrens-hospital - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Explainer: Why is Health Minister James Reilly under pressure?

The Minister has come in for considerable criticism and scrutiny in recent days but why is he under pressure and what’s likely to happen in the coming weeks and months?

# national-childrens-hospital - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

'National Children's Hospital will go ahead' - Rabbitte

It’s reported today that news of the location of the hospital will now be delayed until September.

# national-childrens-hospital - Saturday 9 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge VAT, hospitals and the speed of light: the week in statistics Prime Numbers

VAT, hospitals and the speed of light: the week in statistics

Exactly how many Irish people are looking for work and can’t find it? And when is a Leaving Cert not a Leaving Cert?

# national-childrens-hospital - Friday 8 June, 2012

Health Minister receives report on location for Children's Hospital

James Reilly said that he would now consider the report before bringing it to the government to make a decision on where the National Children’s Hospital should be located.

# national-childrens-hospital - Monday 28 May, 2012

More details emerge on Coombe National Children's Hospital proposal

More details have been revealed about the proposed site for the National Children’s Hospital at the Coombe, which would be tri-located on a 20.5 acre site.

# national-childrens-hospital - Friday 25 May, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Friday

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

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Plans for nine storey children's hospital on St. James's site revealed

The €604 million submission includes plans for a new maternity and paediatric hospital at the Dublin 8 campus.

# national-childrens-hospital - Monday 14 May, 2012

'Cheaper' proposal to build Children's Hospital on Phoenix Park site

A Dublin-based firm says it can build the National Children’s Hospital for a fraction of the cost of the rejected development at the site of the Mater Hospital.

# national-childrens-hospital - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Details of redesign for National Children's Hospital announced

The new plans suggest the hospital should be built on the Mater site but that the height of the complex should be reduced to six storeys to comply with requirements.

# national-childrens-hospital - Monday 9 April, 2012

Column: There were no proper CF facilities for my son in Cork - so we built some

Facilities for people with cystic fibrosis weren’t great when my son was diagnosed, writes Joe Browne. Now Cork has one of the most advanced clinics in the world. Here’s how we did it.

Hospitals in new push backing Mater site for National Children's Hospital

The Sisters of Mercy have reportedly offered to hand over the existing Mater hospital building to the State.

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# national-childrens-hospital - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Column: ‘If we didn’t exist, paediatric hospitals would be overwhelmed’

Jonathan Irwin on why immediate action is needed on the National Children’s Hospital – and why the planners were right to turn the Mater proposal down.

# national-childrens-hospital - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Howlin confirms plan to revamp National Lottery licence

The next operator will win the licence for 20 years, up from the current 10, meaning a greater up-front payment to the State.