Sheehan wants to build new children's hospital on grounds of Connolly Hospital site
Private hospital pioneer believes the plan to build at the St James's Hospital site is absolute insanity' and says his motivation is purely altruistic, writes Susan Mitchell.
Private hospital pioneer Jimmy Sheehan and the Jack and Jill Foundation have advanced plans to build a New Children's Hospital of Ireland beside Connolly Memorial Hospital in Blanchardstown, Dublin.
Sheehan said the proposal to build a 384-bed children's hospital on the state-owned site came about after he was contacted by Jack and Jill founder and chief executive Jonathan Irwin some months ago.
He said he would be in a position to develop a hospital in...
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