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Minister Smyth announces new OGP Arrangement that supports the Single Use Plastics Directive

A new arrangement from the Office of Government Procurement (OGP) allows all public bodies to comply with the new Single Use Plastics Directive when sourcing disposable catering products.

Under the new EU Directive which […]

July 12th, 2021|News, Press Releases

Minister McGrath and Minister of State Smyth welcome Bríd O’Donovan’s appointment to the Interim Procurement Reform Board

Press release from Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Published on 3 June 2021

Last updated on 3 June 2021

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath TD, has appointed Ms Bríd […]

June 3rd, 2021|News, Press Releases
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    Minister McGrath and Minister of State Smyth launch guidance to support public procurement of cloud computing services

Minister McGrath and Minister of State Smyth launch guidance to support public procurement of cloud computing services

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath TD and Minister of State for Public Procurement and eGovernment Ossian Smyth TD, today (Friday), welcomed the publication of new […]

February 12th, 2021|News, Press Releases
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    Minister of State Ossian Smyth announces Specialist training programme developed to raise standards in delivery of public projects

Minister of State Ossian Smyth announces Specialist training programme developed to raise standards in delivery of public projects

Minister of State with responsibility for Public Procurement, Ossian Smyth TD, has today (Friday),announced the appointment of a consortium of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) and […]

October 23rd, 2020|News, Press Releases
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    Minister of State Ossian Smyth TD receives 2019 Annual Report of the Procurement Reform Board

Minister of State Ossian Smyth TD receives 2019 Annual Report of the Procurement Reform Board

The report sets out progress on the implementation of the procurement reform programme across the public service.

Key activities highlighted in the 2019 report include:

an ongoing programme of training and support […]

August 5th, 2020|News, Press Releases
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    New Government webpage available to receive offers of Covid-19 assistance

New Government webpage available to receive offers of Covid-19 assistance

The Office of Government Procurement recently launched a webpage to facilitate offers of assistance from businesses and other organisations that are seeking to provide supplies or services in support […]

April 2nd, 2020|News, Press Releases
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    Minister of State O’Donovan welcomes Office of Government Procurement report on public tendering and spending

Minister of State O’Donovan welcomes Office of Government Procurement report on public tendering and spending

Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with Special Responsibility for Public Procurement, Open Government, and eGovernment, Patrick O’Donovan TD, today (Thursday) launched the OGP’s […]

December 13th, 2019|News, Press Releases
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    Minister of State O’Donovan receives first annual report of the Procurement Reform Board

Minister of State O’Donovan receives first annual report of the Procurement Reform Board

Minister of State O’Donovan receives 2018 Report from the Interim Procurement Board.
The report sets out key achievements in driving reform of procurement expenditure of €15 billion a year.
Minister of […]

December 3rd, 2019|News, Press Releases
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    Government takes further steps to promote ‘green’ public procurement

Government takes further steps to promote ‘green’ public procurement

All State contracts to consider environmental impact
The Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD; the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD, […]

October 21st, 2019|News, Press Releases
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    Minister of State O’Donovan gives update on Sub-Central Government eInvoicing April 2020 deadline

Minister of State O’Donovan gives update on Sub-Central Government eInvoicing April 2020 deadline

Central Government eInvoicing capability confirmed at PAI Public Procurement Conference 2019
Minister of State O’Donovan, today (Thursday) announced that there is now six months before the Sub-Central Government legal deadline […]