Huge donation offered to build children's hospital at Connolly

A European philanthropic group has approached the Jack and Jill Foundation, offering to donate hundreds of millions of euro towards the construction of a new children's hospital.

17th August, 2014

A European philanthropic group has approached the Jack and Jill Foundation, offering to donate hundreds of millions of euro towards the construction of a new children's hospital on a greenfield site at Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown, west Dublin.

Jonathan Irwin, chief executive of the Jack and Jill Foundation, has said he was approached some months ago by representatives of the group, which wishes to remain anonymous.

Irwin and hospital developer Jimmy Sheehan have held a...

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