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# procurement - Monday 22 June, 2020

Questions remain over NI-ROI 'secret' emails and a non-existent PPE order for Northern Ireland

The DUP’s Paul Frew has asked that two email threads are released to see why a promise for PPE was made, but was never delivered.

# procurement - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Government spends €5.2m on new aircraft to help Covid-19 response

The aircraft completed its first mission last weekend, when it delivered a number of Irish tests to a laboratory in Germany.

# procurement - Sunday 26 January, 2020

'Affordable and transparent': HSE's new system for purchasing medicines to cost €1.3 billion

The five-year tender for a dynamic purchasing system will ensure good quality medicines are available on a timely basis, the HSE said.

# procurement - Monday 25 November, 2019

'Leaving Cert papers shouldn't be published in France': PAC probing Ireland's 'lazy' approach in awarding State contracts

The PAC is to look at issues of non-compliance with procurement rules for all State bodies.

# procurement - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Taoiseach's newspapers and embassy catering: hundreds of State contracts awarded outside official guidelines

Millions has been spent on services procured on almost 350 occasions over a three-year period.

# procurement - Monday 19 August, 2019

Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block Wbs

Building firm caught up in school structural defects controversy wins contract to build new hospital block

A total of 42 schools built by WBS were inspected over concerns about structural problems.

# procurement - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Alan Kelly faces "serious questions" over meeting with company that won state tender

Deputy Paul Murphy says “serious irregularities occurred” around a meeting involving Alan Kelly and another Labour TD.

# procurement - Monday 28 July, 2014

Top tips on winning public contracts if you are an SME

The public sector has huge opportunities for small or medium Irish businesses – if you’re ready for the challenge.

# procurement - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Business owners angered at cost of An Post tender process

Companies hoping to obtain work with the semi-State body have been asked to pay a fee in order to put in for a tender.

# procurement - Monday 12 November, 2012

New website to make awarding of state contracts easier for firms

Procurement Minister Brian Hayes said the website will significantly reduce the amount of documentation for companies bidding for contracts.

# procurement - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Sinn Féin launches its jobs plan

The party says it has identified €13 billion which can be sourced to create jobs, improve competitiveness and increase productivity.

# procurement - Monday 16 April, 2012

School bus contract should be put out to tender, says US-Irish consortium

Is the yellow, high school bus en route to Ireland?

# procurement - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Postmasters 'mystified' that Household Charge cannot be paid at Post Office

The Department of the Environment has said it was not possible as a procurement process would have been needed, which would have delayed the forthcoming property tax.

# procurement - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Department of Health spent €20k on hiring potted plants

The department spent tens of thousands renting potted plants over a two year period.