Eight artists have been selected to develop innovative artworks for the public realm areas at the new children’s hospital and the two Paediatric Outpatients and Urgent Care Centres at Connolly and Tallaght Hospitals.
Following a highly competitive open competition, eight artists have now been selected as part of the Children’s Hospital Group Public Art Programme to develop innovative artworks for the public spaces surrounding the new children’s hospital and the two new paediatric outpatients and urgent care centres at Connolly and Tallaght Hospitals.
Ross Burns (21) from Inchicore is working as an Engineer’s Assistant on the new children’s hospital.
Pioneering Community Benefit Clauses creating jobs for local people and contracts for local businesses
4 new entrants* (10% of the workforce) employed full-time during enabling works, for 147 work weeks
270 person years** of employment (14,000 work weeks) to be delivered by new entrants over the remainder of the construction.
Minister for Health, Simon Harris, today (Friday) welcomed the announcement by the European Investment Bank of its decision to provide a loan of 490 million euro to Ireland to support the construction of the new children’s hospital and associated outpatient and urgent care centres.
The European Investment Bank today announced a EUR 490 million loan to support construction of the new children’s hospital and the two associated paediatric outpatients and urgent care centers at Connolly and Tallaght Hospitals in Dublin.
Enterprise Ireland Meet The Buyer Event for The New Children’s HospitalRoyal Hospital Kilmainham 25th October 2017
Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen today welcomed over 200 construction companies to Enterprise Ireland’s Meet the Buyer event for the construction of the new children’s hospital.
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD and Minister for Health Simon Harris TD turned the first sod for the new Paediatric Outpatients and Urgent Care Centre on the ground of Connolly Hospital today. Picture shows Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Minister for Health Simon Harris, Eilish Hardiman CEO Children’s Hospital Group,Tom Costello Chair NPHDB and Mayor of Fingal Mary McCamley with kids James Mohan (15),Ashleigh Kiernan (14),Matilda Kiernan (9) and Isabel Kiernan (11) from the Youth Advisory Council
Dublin, Monday October 23rd 2017: An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD and the Mayor of Fingal Mary McCamley joined teams from the Childrens Hospital Group and the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board at Connolly Hospital today to mark a significant milestone for paediatric healthcare in Ireland.