Sunday 19 November 2017

Enough promises - bricks and mortar please

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An artist's impression of the new paediatric hospital at St James, in Dublin
An artist's impression of the new paediatric hospital at St James, in Dublin
Eilish O'Regan

Eilish O'Regan

IT was difficult not to have a sense of Groundhog Day as the politicians and planners presided over yet another launch date for the national children's hospital at Dublin Castle yesterday.

We have been here before - in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2012.

Not a sod has been turned and it will be the end of next year before it is even known if it will get planning permission.

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