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# Bam

Last month
October 2023
New Children’s Hospital to be completed by October 2024, but uncertainty remains over open date
Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe says he is trying to clarify the opening date.
This year
BAM rejects allegations of under-performance on Children's Hospital construction
BAM said that changes to the design of the hospital have delayed it in giving a new completion date.
Just 27 out of 3,000 rooms of National Children's Hospital have been completed
The board overseeing the hospital’s construction will tell the Health Committee that the project may be delayed further unless BAM changes its behaviour.
Children's Hospital contractor 'needs to step up' and deliver project on time, says minister
The contractor is pushing out the handover date from March to May 2024, says the minister.
Children's Hospital Board rejects claim operating theatre fault could cost 'tens of millions'
The matter is expected to be raised in the Dáil later today.
11 of the hospital's 22 operating theatres will require works to address a problem identified last year.
A TD suggested the issue could cause delays and cost tens of millions, but the hospital board has refuted those claims.
The matter is the most recent controversy for a project that has repeatedly come to public attention.
Taoiseach tours National Children's Hospital as construction reaches 80% completion
Inflation and Ukraine fallout pose fresh hurdles for children's hospital as structure takes shape
All time
Contractor at National Children’s Hospital submits 906 claims worth €446 million
The National Paediatric Hospital Development Board is spending €15 million fighting the claims.
Children's hospital contractor seeking extra claims totalling more than €300 million
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
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
Taoiseach Micheal Martin appealed to the contractor and those working on building the hospital to get back on site.
BAM 'welcomes' legal action taken against it by board of National Children's Hospital
The dispute relates around the validity of a contract to commence Phase B of construction of the Children’s Hospital without a design.
BAM called on to stop construction on National Children's Hospital site
Paul Murphy said that “They are putting the workers in danger by continuing to operate at the site”.
Council warns National Children's Hospital contractor about working hour breaches on site
One local councillor says local residents feel “under siege” from the constant construction work near their homes.
'I'm happy for the project to continue': Simon Harris rules out re-tendering children's hospital
The Minister was responding to a statement by BAM that suggested it would pull out of the contract if the Government wanted.
Alex Morgan scored a beautiful goal straight out of Gazza's Euro 96 playbook
Morgan stunner helps USWNT to 2-1 win over Germany in #SheBelieves Cup final.
This, from Marco Reus, is probably the goal of the night
Reus scores a thumper as Dortmund make it three wins from three.
'Shocking' racist messages to be removed immediately from N7
The symbol used in the graffiti is the same as one seen painted with similar messages in Dublin city earlier this year.
Huge hit forces van der Merwe to take the weekend off
WATCH: Crusaders’ Owen Franks smashes Bulls flanker Flip van der Merwe during last weekend’s Super Rugby clash.