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The Office of Government Procurement intends to advertise competition(s) for the provision of Portable Fire Equipment Services including maintenance, discharge & refill and installation of fire extinguishers.

The competition(s) will be published electronically on www.etenders.gov.ie using the...


The Print Panel

The Office of Government Procurement (OGP) has renewed the Print Panel by inviting applications from suppliers who wished to be considered for inclusion on the renewed Print Panel.

The new Print Panel commenced on 4 February 2016. Applications to join the Panel will still be considered after this...


The Government launched an initiative in April 2014 (Circular 10/14) to assist Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME) in Public Sector Procurement. One of these measures requires Public Buyers to publish all award details over €25,000 (ex VAT) on the eTenders website on completion of the contract signing. This provision came into effect from...


Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Public Procurement, Simon Harris T.D., and Minister for Business and Employment, Ged Nash, T.D., today (7 January 2016) launched the Office of Government Procurement’s Progress Report of the High Level Group on SME Access to Public Procurement.  The report was produced by the Office of...



- on the avoidance of the most common errors in projects funded by the European Structural and Investment Funds


The EU Commission has revised the Public Procurement Directive’s thresholds resulting in an increase in the thresholds for advertising in the Official Journal of the EU.

The thresholds apply from 1 January 2016.

The details are set out here....


Simon Harris T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Public Procurement today (10 December 2015) announced a new two-year framework for the Provision of Accounting, Audit and Financial & Economic Services across the entire public service. The tender process for this service was conducted by the Office of Government...