More than €200,000 incurred by body that will run National Children’s Hospital did not comply with State procurement rules

Members of the Dáil’s spending watchdog have raised questions about more than €200,000 worth of website and PR costs incurred by Children’s Health Ire(...)

The National Children’s Hospital: When the famous report is published, look for it in the horror section. Photograph: Alan Betson

“I confirm I am in Leinster House” announced Brendan Howlin, from his office.“It is snowing outside,” he added to further establish his whereabouts, a(...)

The construction site of the national children’s hospital in 2019. File photograph: Tom Honan

The new national children’s hospital (NCH) is behind schedule and there have been suggestions that it may not open until 2024. That’s almost two year(...)

A view of the site of the new national children’s hospital. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ File

The chair of the board developing the national children’s hospital is to step down at the end of next month, The Irish Times has learned. The resigna(...)

Work on the site had halted due to a dispute centred on the costs of resuming work under Covid-19 restrictions, and only resumed following an intervention from Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The board developing the €1.7 billion National Children’s Hospital considered terminating its contract with BAM at the height of a bitter dispute over(...)

The National Children’s Hospital building site in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

BAM, the main contractor on the National Children’s Hospital, has submitted more than 600 claims for extra costs amounting to more than €200 million, (...)

Work in progress at the national children’s hospital site at St James’s Hospital in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Hitting the 2023 target date for opening the new National Children’s Hospital beside St James’s Hospital in Dublin will be “very challenging”, a senio(...)

Construction at the national children’s hospital site at St James Hospital, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The main contractor developing the new national children’s hospital has said it is “unfair” that it is not being offered compensation for the addition(...)

 A view of the construction site of the national children’s hospital near St James’s Hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Construction work has yet to resume on the €1.7 billion national children’s hospital, seven weeks after coronavirus restrictions on building were lift(...)

With work on the new national children’s hospital stopped since March 31st because of the Covid-19 crisis, further delays in completing the project, as well as further cost increases, are likely.

Construction work on the €1.7 billion new national children’s hospital has yet to restart despite the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. More than three(...)

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