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This year
Tánaiste concedes 'real difficulty' surrounding cost of National Children’s Hospital
Responding to a question in the Dáil, Micheál Martin said the last thing you should do with any public contract is “start putting costs out there”.
Just 27 out of 3,000 rooms of National Children's Hospital have been completed
The board overseeing the hospital’s construction will tell the Health Committee that the project may be delayed further unless BAM changes its behaviour.
Children's Hospital Board rejects claim operating theatre fault could cost 'tens of millions'
The matter is expected to be raised in the Dáil later today.
11 of the hospital's 22 operating theatres will require works to address a problem identified last year.
A TD suggested the issue could cause delays and cost tens of millions, but the hospital board has refuted those claims.
The matter is the most recent controversy for a project that has repeatedly come to public attention.
Taoiseach tours National Children's Hospital as construction reaches 80% completion
Inflation and Ukraine fallout pose fresh hurdles for children's hospital as structure takes shape
Visitors to National Children's Hospital to pay maximum charge of €10 for 24-hour parking
The private operator of the new hospital’s car park is to be required to make a “premium up-front payment” of €5 million to operate it.
Last year
Taoiseach refuses to estimate final cost of National Children's Hospital
The current estimated cost of the NCH is €1.4 billion.
Locals near new National Children's Hospital site unhappy with reduced access to project leaders
Residents have described ongoing concerns about how the works are impacting their area.
Residents near the site of the new Children's Hospital have described ongoing concerns about how the works are impacting their area.
Issues have included noise pollution, reduced green space, and a High Court case claiming damage caused to homes, Lauren Boland reports.
Meanwhile, inside the site, a reward is still being offered for information about a series of arson attacks.
Inflation and Ukraine fallout pose fresh hurdles for children's hospital as structure takes shape
Inflation and Ukraine fallout pose fresh hurdles for children's hospital as structure takes shape
The Journal visited the site of the new hospital and demonstration spaces showing how patient rooms will look.
Surging inflation and global supply chain issues are creating challenges for the new National Children's Hospital, Lauren Boland reports.
The Journal visited the site in Dublin 8, where construction is well underway.
New features in the hospital include robots to transport materials and a tablet at each bed.
'State-of-the-art' or 'flashy': Will the spiraling cost of the Children's Hospital be worth it?
Tric Kearney: 'It was time to say I have more than survived George Gibney'
Author Tric Kearney describes how revisiting painful, 25-year-old memories in a popular podcast finally gave her and other survivors a voice.
All time
Officials refuse to reveal cost of new children’s hospital as opening delayed
David Gunning, of the NPHDB, said that even a hypothetical discussion on costs would prejudice the existing contract with construction company BAM.
Children’s Hospital contractor sought extra claims totalling 'in excess of €200 million', TDs told
The completion date for the project is also being pushed back further.
Cost of building Children's Hospital could rise by 40%, special Covid-19 committee hears
Labour TD Duncan Smith said such an increase would be “astronomical”.
How Ireland's 100-year-old céilí band stays relevant in 2020
We talked to its oldest and youngest members.
'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more
The Public Accounts Committee met in the Oireachtas today.
High Court proceedings taken by Dublin residents against children's hospital building firm
The residents claimed their homes were damaged as a result of construction works.
PWC report finds 'series of weaknesses' in planning and execution of National Children's Hospital
A figure of €983 million for the development has skyrocketed since 2017.
BAM offers to pull out of National Children's Hospital contract if the board wants
The company also said it did not benefit inappropriately from the tender process.
Government accused of delivering budget 'under false pretences' and knowing of children's hospital overrun
Pressure has been mounting on government all week about who knew what when about the hospital costs.
Delivery of new National Children's Hospital 'at the point of no return', Harris says
Minister for Finance Donohoe, told Morning Ireland that the escalating costs of the children’s hospital should have been known earlier.
Festivals, escaping Dublin and Jurassic Park: How the National Symphony Orchestra is finding a new audience
Some big changes are on the way for the NSO – it’s new general manager has the job of making sure that goes well, and getting more bums on seats.
Johnny Depp dueted with Bono at Shane McGowan's big birthday gig last night
Some party to be at.
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.
'Not just old, white, and male': Where are the female conductors?
A new course run by the National Concert Hall in Dublin is training women as orchestral conductors.
National Concert Hall gets NY fundraiser
James Galway to host black-tie gala concert and dinner at the Lincoln Centre – the first such event on US soil in the NCH’s 30-year history.
WIN: Tickets to the National Concert Hall
Enter our competition to win a pair of passes to American band Pink Martini – their music features on The West Wing, The Sopranos, Mr and Mrs Smith and more…
WIN: Tickets to Guests of the Nation at the NCH
Fancy attending the world premiere of the newly-restored 1935 film set to Niall Byrne’s new score? Read on…
WIN: Tickets to see Nigel Kennedy at sold-out gig has 10 sets of tickets to the sold-out concert at National Concert Hall this Wednesday night. Click through to be in with a chance of winning.
Pole position: Why Nigel Kennedy and Yiddish jazz are the perfect match
World’s best-selling classical violinist and Polish jazz stars to take over National Concert Hall to mark Poland’s first presidency of the EU.