Monthly Archives: March 2017

Connect Oireachtas 22nd March 2017


Exciting career options at the new children’s hospital showcased as part of Engineers Week

More than 300 Dublin 8 & Dublin 12 secondary school students attended an interactive careers day hosted by the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board, showcasing the various types of engineering and construction careers that will be available during the construction and operation of the new children’s hospital. Part of the official Engineers Week programme of events, the careers day was attended by the Minister of State for Communities and National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne TD, and a wide range of engineering and building environment professions were represented which either have or will be working on the children’s hospital, including architects, quantity surveyors, electrical, civil and clinical engineers, apprenticeships, trades and CAD technicians.

3D Model unveiled of planned Paediatric Outpatients and Urgent Care Centre at Connolly Hospital

Paediatric Outpatients and Urgent Care Centre will play a central role, together with the new children’s hospital, in the delivery of the new model of care for paediatrics in the Greater Dublin Area Local Oireachtas members and Councillors visited Connolly Hospital this morning to view a 3D model of the planned Paediatric Outpatients and Urgent Care Centre that is scheduled to open on the grounds of Connolly Hospital in 2018.