Nama site earmarked for maternity hospital withdrawn for IDA use

Nama first offered the empty site at the Elm Park business campus in 2010

23rd April, 2017
National Maternity Hospital Holles Street can not lay out precise timetable on termination of pregnancy services. Pic: RollingNews.ie

An alternative site for the National Maternity Hospital that would have allowed it to remain in state ownership was offered by Nama, but subsequently withdrawn to make way for an IDA facility for foreign direct investment.

Nama first made the offer in 2010 of a 30,000 square metre empty site at the Elm Park business campus on Merrion Road in Dublin 4 for €40 million. Plans to use it for the National Maternity Hospital reached...

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