Written Answers. - Dublin Hospital.

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asked the Minister for Health when it is intended to extend the casualty and out-patient departments at the Children's Hospital, Temple Street, Dublin.

The planning brief for the development of the accident and emergency department and the out-patient department at the Children's Hospital, Temple Street, has been completed and accepted by me.

I have given my approval to the appointment of a design team for the project and the planning of the development has been under-way for some time.