The Kerry-based hotel group behind the last-minute legal challenge to the €50m state-funding package for Cork's event centre has been accused of lodging a “nasty, vexatious, commercial ambush” on the stalled project.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2020
Any possible appeal of a planning decision or of the conditions must be made to An Bórd Pleanála within four weeks of the local authority’s decision. It is also open to an applicant to appeal the conditions attached.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2019
The Department of Health has refused to clarify why it did not make a public announcement following the shock resignation of the State’s chief procurement officer, who failed to flag the spiralling costs of the National Children’s Hospital.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
The developer of the €80m Cork event centre has been told to either pay, or enter into an agreement with Cork City Council in relation to a contribution of just over €2.3m in development charges for the project.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019
The construction industry has called on the State’s environmental watchdog to reclassify for recycling and reuse the same kind of demolition rubble which is at the centre of enforcement action on a strategic site in Cork city.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
The HSE has been accused of making “eejits” out of members of the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC), after it sought to convince them that there was no conflict of interest in the role of consultancy firm, PwC, carrying out a review into the huge cost overruns at the National Children’s Hospital.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
The tallest office building so far developed in Cork City, Penrose Dock next to Kent Rail Station at up to nine storeys, is setting an even more impressive record: its first core and lift shaft is up to full height, less than a year after the €125m project on the city’s north quays first applied for planning permission.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
The Public Accounts Committee is seeking "immediate clarity" in any possible conflict of interest over professional services firm PwC which not only advised health chiefs on the children's hospital but also completed a review of the project.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
It is estimated that a further €293m will be needed for the National Children’s Hospital's completion, bringing the total cost to almost €1.73bn, with PwC saying that, unless a number of ‘risk areas’ are addressed, the price could shoot up further.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019
A “process of engagement” is underway with developers BAM in relation to a vast rubble mound left sitting on a prime Cork city centre site following the demolition almost a year ago of a landmark office block, the head of Cork City Council has confirmed.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019