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Ireland High Court proceedings taken by Dublin residents against children's hospital building firm

17:15  09 october  2019
17:15  09 october  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

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HIGH COURT PROCEEDINGS brought by residents who claim their homes have been damaged by construction work on the National Children ’ s Hospital in Dublin have recommenced. In 2017, residents from the O’Reilly Avenue, Ceannt Fort, Mount Brown areas of Dublin 8 sued the National

The site of the national children ’ s hospital in Dublin . The project’s board has issues legal proceedings against the main building contractor However BAM, in a statement issued in response to the taking of proceedings , said it had been instructed to begin phase B of the project even though

a boat docked at a dock: Construction at the site of the new National Children's Hospital. © Sam Boal via RollingNews.ie Construction at the site of the new National Children's Hospital.

HIGH COURT PROCEEDINGS brought by residents who claim their homes have been damaged by construction work on the National Children’s Hospital in Dublin have recommenced.

In 2017, residents from the O’Reilly Avenue, Ceannt Fort, Mount Brown areas of Dublin 8 sued the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board and BAM Civil Limited, the firm which is building the hospital

a group of people standing on top of a wooden fence: Construction of the new National Children’s Hospital is taking place in Dublin (Niall Carson/PA) © Niall Carson Construction of the new National Children’s Hospital is taking place in Dublin (Niall Carson/PA) The residents, who live close to St James’ Hospital in Dublin where the new €1 billion children’s hospital is being constructed, claimed their homes have been damaged as a result of certain works being carried out by the defendants.

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High Court proceedings taken by Dublin residents against children ' s hospital building firm . Gardaí said two men were arrested following the incident which happened at around 11.45pm last night on Luke’s Avenue, Dublin 8.

They had sought orders including an injunction preventing works being done on the site until steps are taken to remediate and protect their property from sustaining any further damage.

a large crane on the back of a truck: Construction is ongoing at the new hospital site (Niall Carson/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Construction is ongoing at the new hospital site (Niall Carson/PA) The application was opposed by both BAM and the Hospital Development Board.

Following negotiations between the sides, the proceedings were resolved on undisclosed terms.

On Wednesday, lawyers for the residents returned to the High Court, and were given permission on an ex-parte basis by Ms Justice Leonie Reynolds to serve short notice of their proceedings on the defendants.

a person holding a sign: An inquiry found significant failures happened during the crucial planning and budgeting stages of the project (Niall Carson/PA) © Niall Carson An inquiry found significant failures happened during the crucial planning and budgeting stages of the project (Niall Carson/PA) John Rogers SC for the residents said his clients were again bringing proceedings over the effects on homes caused by construction work on the new hospital.

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Counsel said that engineering reports had been conducted on behalf of his clients. This evidence counsel said has shown that there has been “movement” to their houses.

Rogers said that there had been lengthy correspondence between the parties, but that his client’s concerns had not been addressed to their satisfaction and an impasse had been reached.

a man holding a sign: Work continues at the site of the new National Children’s Hospital (Brian Lawless/PA) © Brian Lawless Work continues at the site of the new National Children’s Hospital (Brian Lawless/PA) Counsel said he hoped that by re-commencing the proceedings the parties might try and resolve their difficulties.

The judge, noting the concerns raised by the defendants and their frustration about how matters had progressed between the parties, said she was satisfied to make the order sought.

The matter was made returnable to Friday’s sitting of the court.

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