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The OGP, in conjunction with InterTradeIreland, Sligo LEO, Sligo Chamber and Go2Tender, will be hosting a public procurement information event on 25 November in Sligo.

This free information event will provide businesses with an overview of the public procurement market and the opportunities available. The event will also provide tips on...


Simon Harris TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for Public Procurement, today (27th Oct 2015) announced that the Office of Government Procurement (OGP) has launched a public procurement competition to establish a number of multi-supplier framework agreements for the provision of legal services to all public sector...


The European Commission has launched an invitation to present products suitable for use as a marker in gas oils and kerosene. The Commission is seeking to identify a substance for marking gas oils and kerosene which performs better in regard to a set of predefined criteria compared to the substance currently in use. Information on the criteria...


Green Tenders: An Action Plan on Green Public Procurement, was published in 2012 by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. It is the first such Action Plan to be introduced in Ireland. Its overall objective is to assist public bodies to successfully...


Simon Harris T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Public Procurement today (02-Oct-2015) announced a new two-year fixed rate contract for the supply of electricity to the Health Sector. The tender process for this service was conducted by the Office of Government Procurement. Projected savings are in excess of €4 million over...


The OGP Schedule of Frameworks and Contracts sets out the OGP’s service delivery plan for Q4 2015 and Q1 & Q2 2016 and provides details of when key contracts and frameworks will be available for use by public sector bodies. The schedule does not refer to the timing of procurement activity (e.g. market analysis, publication of...


InterTradeIreland in conjunction with its partner organisations is holding a 'Meet the Buyer' event in the Citywest Hotel, Saggart, Dublin on the 21st October 2015.

OGP Sourcing staff will be in attendance at...


The EU Commission adopted a Communication on Public Procurement rules in connection with the current asylum crisis on 9 September 2015.

The objective of the Communication is to explain various possibilities under the applicable EU public procurement rules to meet urgent needs.

The Communication and...


ONE-STOP-SHOP FOR YOUR BUSINESS Thursday 8th October, 2015 Westcourt Hotel Drogheda

Free Admission

This unique event in October has been specifically designed to help small and start-up businesses understand

and benefit from the services provided by many of our State offices and agencies....