Shortfall in number of builders on-site at €1.7bn children’s hospital

The Department of Health said in a letter that the ‘productive labour resource’ working on the hospital is below the level agreed in the contract between the state and BAM, the main contractor on the project

Robert Watt said the pandemic was impacting construction labour and supply chains, and said this was having a knock-on effect on the children’s hospital. Picture: Fergal Phillips