November 27, 2020
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THE scandal of the costs overrun at the National Children’s Hospital is affecting the delivery of vital health projects in Kilkenny and Carlow – despite the Government’s claims to the contrary, according to a local TD. Kilkenny TD Kathleen Funchion spoke out as she launched a scathing attack on what she described as the Government’s […]
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TWO vital local hospital projects will not be delayed as a result of the overspending on the National Children’s Hospital, Health Minister Simon Harris has confirmed. The minister was responding to a parliamentary question from Kilkenny Fianna Fáil TD Bobby Aylward. Fears had been publicly expressed that the refurbishment, renovation and new building works at […]
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THE chairman of the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board Tom Costello has announced he is to step down from his position. His resignation follows weeks of controversy after it was revealed the beleaguered National Children’s Hospital project could cost taxpayers in Kilkenny and across the country up to €2 billion, making it the most expensive […]
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POTENTIALLY lifesaving health service investments in the South East could be shelved for up to five years because of the escalating cost of the new National Children’s Hospital, according to a confidential Government report. The total bill for developing the facility at St James’s Hospital is now expected to be more than €1.73 billion, an […]