Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1597)

Michael McGrath


1597. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 608 of 11 July 2019, the estimated cost of the project; the amount that remains to be paid beyond 2019 assuming that the estimated €250 million is paid in 2019; the source of the remaining funds required; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33487/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The estimated capital cost of the new Children's Hospital is €1,433m.

Capital funding for the project has been and will be provided through the annual health capital programme.

€235 was spent on the project up to the end of 2018, €250m is the estimated expenditure in 2019, and the estimated cost of completing the new Children's Hospital is €948m.