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Contractor BAM takes High Court action against National Children's Hospital board
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Contractor BAM takes High Court action against National Children's Hospital board

Apr 8th 2021, 10:19 PM 35,616 Views 0 Comments

BAM is the primary contractor building the new children’s hospital in Dublin.

Children's hospital contractor seeking extra claims totalling more than €300 million
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Children's hospital contractor seeking extra claims totalling more than €300 million

Feb 9th 2021, 2:21 PM 24,900 Views 59 Comments

Six of the claims are more than €40 million, the committee was told.

Children’s Hospital contractor sought extra claims totalling 'in excess of €200 million', TDs told
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Children’s Hospital contractor sought extra claims totalling 'in excess of €200 million', TDs told

Updated Nov 18th 2020, 2:00 PM 61,480 Views 92 Comments

The completion date for the project is also being pushed back further.

National Children's Hospital developer confirms works will resume at the site from Monday
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National Children's Hospital developer confirms works will resume at the site from Monday

Jul 10th 2020, 9:22 PM 16,830 Views 42 Comments

Taoiseach Micheal Martin appealed to the contractor and those working on building the hospital to get back on site.

Paschal Donohoe says it's 'frustrating' to see another costs row over National Children's Hospital
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Paschal Donohoe says it's 'frustrating' to see another costs row over National Children's Hospital

Updated Jul 10th 2020, 1:17 PM 35,401 Views 90 Comments

BAM released a statement saying that it was excluded from the government’s Covid-19 ex-gratia payments, which it called “unfair”.

CIF director 'misspoke' about possible 40% increase in cost of National Children's Hospital
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CIF director 'misspoke' about possible 40% increase in cost of National Children's Hospital

May 22nd 2020, 12:30 PM 23,637 Views 50 Comments

Tom Parlon made the claim on Tuesday to the Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response.

Cost of building Children's Hospital could rise by 40%, special Covid-19 committee hears
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Cost of building Children's Hospital could rise by 40%, special Covid-19 committee hears

May 19th 2020, 6:46 PM 25,788 Views 88 Comments

Labour TD Duncan Smith said such an increase would be “astronomical”.

BAM 'welcomes' legal action taken against it by board of National Children's Hospital
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BAM 'welcomes' legal action taken against it by board of National Children's Hospital

Apr 2nd 2020, 10:15 PM 57,581 Views 64 Comments

The dispute relates around the validity of a contract to commence Phase B of construction of the Children’s Hospital without a design.

Construction work ceases at National Children's Hospital site
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Construction work ceases at National Children's Hospital site

Mar 31st 2020, 6:31 PM 27,528 Views 19 Comments

The contractors had been criticised for continuing construction at the site after new government guidelines.

FactCheck: The claims from the final party leaders' debate of this year's election campaign
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FactCheck: The claims from the final party leaders' debate of this year's election campaign

Jan 31st 2020, 7:35 PM 13,678 Views 34 Comments

We looked at more of the claims made during last night’s last leaders debate.

'This is a massive expensive spaceship landing in Dublin 8 and we've got to make sure communities benefit' From TheJournal.ie

'This is a massive expensive spaceship landing in Dublin 8 and we've got to make sure communities benefit'

Jan 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 55,608 Views 25 Comments

The €1.73 billion project has almost three years of construction-time left.

'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more
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'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more

Dec 5th 2019, 1:18 PM 17,055 Views 48 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee met in the Oireachtas today.

Some contractor claims for new children's hospital not under board's control, committee to hear
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Some contractor claims for new children's hospital not under board's control, committee to hear

Nov 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 15,157 Views 25 Comments

The fact some measures of the project remain uncosted is ‘laughable’ says Labour’s Alan Kelly.

Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site
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Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site

Nov 2nd 2019, 12:05 AM 29,799 Views 0 Comments

One local councillor says local residents feel “under siege” from the constant construction work near their homes.

Harris says National Children's Hospital will open as planned in 2023, despite reported delays
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Harris says National Children's Hospital will open as planned in 2023, despite reported delays

Sep 10th 2019, 5:56 PM 11,315 Views 31 Comments

The project has been mired in controversy over spiralling costs.

Christian Brothers to pay outstanding €6.8 million to redress scheme
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Christian Brothers to pay outstanding €6.8 million to redress scheme

Sep 6th 2019, 10:34 PM 17,645 Views 48 Comments

The majority of the money will go to the fund, while €429,000 is to be paid to the National Children’s Hospital.

Taoiseach accused of 'window dressing exercise' as HSE spending plan announced
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Taoiseach accused of 'window dressing exercise' as HSE spending plan announced

Sep 2nd 2019, 2:39 PM 11,938 Views 19 Comments

Leo Varadkar insisted some politicians had been “scaremongering” over the children’s hospital overspend.

Calls for children's urgent care centre at Connolly hospital to open until midnight
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Calls for children's urgent care centre at Connolly hospital to open until midnight

Jul 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 10,794 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Health has said the opening hours of the new unit have not yet been finalised.

Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital
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Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital

Jun 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,314 Views 34 Comments

The hospital board will appear before an Oireachtas committee today.

Minister for Health to investigate reports of private entrance to National Children's Hospital
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Minister for Health to investigate reports of private entrance to National Children's Hospital

May 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 32,002 Views 51 Comments

It emerged this month that the facility will be built to honour a 2008 contract with consultants.

HSE 'made eejits of' Government by appointing PwC to review National Children's Hospital costs
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HSE 'made eejits of' Government by appointing PwC to review National Children's Hospital costs

May 16th 2019, 7:56 PM 16,361 Views 39 Comments

The firm was found to have ‘high level’ input into a decision to continue with constructing the project last year.

Top engineer on National Children's Hospital project resigns
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Top engineer on National Children's Hospital project resigns

Mar 20th 2019, 7:46 AM 31,298 Views 51 Comments

John Pollock is the second senior figure to leave the project in as many months.

Clare TD Michael Harty: 'I took a different view from my rural colleagues on the drink driving laws'
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Clare TD Michael Harty: 'I took a different view from my rural colleagues on the drink driving laws'

Mar 18th 2019, 8:00 AM 23,913 Views 12 Comments

“The day of just two will do is no longer acceptable,” Dr Michael Harty, chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, told TheJournal.ie.

Sec Gen accused of calling committee 'a mob', Robert Watt says he didn't recall and did not mean to offend
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Sec Gen accused of calling committee 'a mob', Robert Watt says he didn't recall and did not mean to offend

Mar 7th 2019, 10:13 AM 14,609 Views 38 Comments

Sinn Féin’s David Cullinane said there is a level of contempt being shown to Oireachtas committees.

Leo Varadkar says it is 'scandalous' that the Children's Hospital cost estimations were so far off
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Leo Varadkar says it is 'scandalous' that the Children's Hospital cost estimations were so far off

Feb 28th 2019, 9:03 AM 44,213 Views 84 Comments

Speaking about Brexit, the Taoiseach also said that he’s “not surprised” that he’s the “boogeyman” of the British media.

Secretary General Robert Watt accused of 'playing games' with Oireachtas committees
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Secretary General Robert Watt accused of 'playing games' with Oireachtas committees

Feb 21st 2019, 12:22 PM 14,160 Views 20 Comments

Calls have been made by a number of committees for Watt to appear before them to outline DEPR’s role in the children’s hospital project.

Simon Harris survives motion of no confidence, as Fianna Fáil abstains
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Simon Harris survives motion of no confidence, as Fianna Fáil abstains

Updated Feb 20th 2019, 7:15 PM 49,921 Views 208 Comments

The Sinn Féin motion was tabled in response to the controversy surrounding the increasing costs of constructing the National Children’s Hospital.

Opinion: Is public healthcare in Ireland failing because we've chosen the path to failure?
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Opinion: Is public healthcare in Ireland failing because we've chosen the path to failure?

Feb 16th 2019, 7:30 PM 47,183 Views 125 Comments

‘As we cry in frustration over the recurring ineptitude of the state to deliver decent public healthcare service for citizens’ Maebh Ní Fhallúin examines how we got here.

'I'm happy for the project to continue': Simon Harris rules out re-tendering children's hospital
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'I'm happy for the project to continue': Simon Harris rules out re-tendering children's hospital

Feb 16th 2019, 12:09 PM 18,746 Views 98 Comments

The Minister was responding to a statement by BAM that suggested it would pull out of the contract if the Government wanted.

BAM offers to pull out of National Children's Hospital contract if the board wants
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BAM offers to pull out of National Children's Hospital contract if the board wants

Feb 15th 2019, 1:52 PM 60,366 Views 179 Comments

The company also said it did not benefit inappropriately from the tender process.

'Stop this contract now': Harris pledges accountability in Dáil debate on hospital cost overrun
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'Stop this contract now': Harris pledges accountability in Dáil debate on hospital cost overrun

Feb 13th 2019, 8:28 PM 31,972 Views 88 Comments

Mick Wallace told the Dáil the ultimate cost of the hospital could be in excess of €2.2 billion.

'One or two' contractors Varadkar would not like to see get a public State contract again
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'One or two' contractors Varadkar would not like to see get a public State contract again

Feb 12th 2019, 7:26 PM 35,039 Views 69 Comments

Work is underway to ensure the public procurement process is more robust, particularly for large-scale projects.

No hospital project will be delayed due to children's hospital cost overrun, but 'repairs' will be pushed out
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No hospital project will be delayed due to children's hospital cost overrun, but 'repairs' will be pushed out

Feb 12th 2019, 4:40 PM 27,251 Views 104 Comments

An audit of departmental spending has been undertaken with savings to come from eight departments.

'I sincerely apologise': Harris tells Dáil he should have given further detail on children's hospital costs
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'I sincerely apologise': Harris tells Dáil he should have given further detail on children's hospital costs

Updated Feb 12th 2019, 2:56 PM 27,710 Views 157 Comments

Harris is facing a motion of no confidence from Sinn Féin next week.

Harris to apologise over children's hospital overrun as Sinn Féin denies wanting to trigger election
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Harris to apologise over children's hospital overrun as Sinn Féin denies wanting to trigger election

Updated Feb 10th 2019, 4:20 PM 20,759 Views 110 Comments

Fianna Fáil has said it won’t support a potential no-confidence motion in the health minister.

Costs, changes and controversies: The decades-long saga behind the NCH
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Costs, changes and controversies: The decades-long saga behind the NCH

Feb 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 15,939 Views 32 Comments

The controversy over the costs of the project is just the latest in a series of problems to affect the project

'Omnishambles': Call for Harris to be fired over children's hospital overrun but he says he 'behaved appropriately'
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'Omnishambles': Call for Harris to be fired over children's hospital overrun but he says he 'behaved appropriately'

Updated Feb 7th 2019, 10:45 PM 28,381 Views 90 Comments

Documents show Harris was informed in August that the budget for the hospital could overrun by €391 million.

Government accused of delivering budget 'under false pretences' and knowing of children's hospital overrun
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Government accused of delivering budget 'under false pretences' and knowing of children's hospital overrun

Feb 7th 2019, 4:48 PM 10,748 Views 42 Comments

Pressure has been mounting on government all week about who knew what when about the hospital costs.

'Father Ted territory': Harris says he was unaware of the NCH cost implications before last year's Budget
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'Father Ted territory': Harris says he was unaware of the NCH cost implications before last year's Budget

Feb 6th 2019, 1:11 PM 15,524 Views 71 Comments

Harris maintained his claim that he was not aware of the project’s rising costs until August 2018.

Finance Minister accused of being 'kept in the dark' over children's hospital overspend ahead of Budget
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Finance Minister accused of being 'kept in the dark' over children's hospital overspend ahead of Budget

Feb 5th 2019, 8:55 PM 11,923 Views 53 Comments

Paschal Donohoe admitted it would have been ‘helpful’ to have been informed of the cost overruns as it developed.

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