The NMH debate revealed the most valued behaviour in a political system devoted to protecting groupthink.
After a week of assertion and counter-assertions we're settling on a generally agreed set of facts about the new National Maternity Hospital plan.
A spooked Cabinet refused to approve the Maternity Hospital deal after a mobilisation campaign saw TDs' phones and emails hopping. This is the Gist.
The Government is trying to move forward with their plan to gift the National Maternity Hospital to the nuns' chosen vehicle. This is the Gist.
The reassurance statements given by the Government for years over the plans to pay for the building of a National Maternity Hospital, and then gift it to the nuns are wearing thin. This is the Gist.