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# opw - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

27 Irish landmarks going green for St Patrick's Festival
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# Green Light

27 Irish landmarks going green for St Patrick's Festival

Mar 6th 2013, 11:16 AM 15,028 Views 41 Comments

Castles, memorials and at least one Government department will get the green light from 14 to 18 March.

# opw - Saturday 24 November, 2012

State has 'saved €5.3m' on rent in 2012
# Footprint
# Footprint

State has 'saved €5.3m' on rent in 2012

Nov 24th 2012, 8:00 AM 5,034 Views 16 Comments

OPW has been reducing office space and car spaces as number of State employees leave the fold – cutting cost of rented offices by one-third since 2008.

# opw - Friday 23 November, 2012

Pics: Government publications sales office closes today
# Closure
# Closure

Pics: Government publications sales office closes today

Nov 23rd 2012, 9:06 AM 4,855 Views 11 Comments

No more queues for tribunal reports or the latest CSO stats.

# opw - Monday 29 October, 2012

In pics: Marking the 350th anniversary of Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park 350
# Phoenix Park 350

In pics: Marking the 350th anniversary of Phoenix Park

Oct 29th 2012, 8:30 AM 11,193 Views 15 Comments

The pen and ink drawings by the Irish artist Sheelagh Duff are part of a free exhibition in the Phoenix Park until the end of November.

# opw - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Irish Insurance Federation before committee over flood insurance failures
# Flood Insurance
# Flood Insurance

Irish Insurance Federation before committee over flood insurance failures

Sep 25th 2012, 6:14 PM 6,892 Views 12 Comments

Representatives from the IIF were before the Joint Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht today.

# opw - Friday 17 August, 2012

More than 60,000 expected to hit Phoenix Park Motor Races this weekend
# Motor Racing
# Motor Racing

More than 60,000 expected to hit Phoenix Park Motor Races this weekend

Aug 17th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,671 Views 15 Comments

This weekend will mark the 110th anniversary of the very first motor racing event at the park.

# opw - Friday 3 August, 2012

MCD ‘should face ban on similar music events until it answers SHM Garda report’
# MCD
# MCD

MCD ‘should face ban on similar music events until it answers SHM Garda report’

Aug 3rd 2012, 9:57 AM 3,580 Views 33 Comments

Dublin councillor Mary Fitzpatrick, head of a joint policing committee, calls on OPW junior minister to force response from concert promoter on Swedish House Mafia debacle.

# opw - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

OPW launches tender process for new child detention facility
# Young Offenders
# Young Offenders

OPW launches tender process for new child detention facility

Jul 31st 2012, 10:18 AM 2,533 Views 11 Comments

Government announced earlier this year it would provide €50m in funding to end practice of detaining teenage offenders at adult prisons.

# opw - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Concern for ‘distressed’ tree at Leinster House
# Treetment Required
# Treetment Required

Concern for ‘distressed’ tree at Leinster House

Jul 11th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,428 Views 35 Comments

A Dublin South TD has asked the Government what it is doing to save the plane tree.

# opw - Monday 9 July, 2012

PHOTOS: Dublin Zoo's new elephant is the largest animal in the zoo
# Awwww
# Awwww

PHOTOS: Dublin Zoo's new elephant is the largest animal in the zoo

Jul 9th 2012, 4:45 PM 9,295 Views 10 Comments

The new elephant is 3 metres tall and weights over 6,000 kgs. Yowza.

# opw - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Bandon to get 100-year flood protection
# Flooding
# Flooding

Bandon to get 100-year flood protection

Jun 12th 2012, 11:58 AM 4,435 Views 11 Comments

A €10 million scheme for the Cork town was revealed yesterday.

# opw - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Government paying €10m a year on parking for public servants
# Parking
# Parking

Government paying €10m a year on parking for public servants

Apr 24th 2012, 4:21 PM 3,996 Views 25 Comments

OPW says that renting a Dublin parking space costs the state an average €2,428 a year.

# opw - Monday 26 March, 2012

Former Dublin Garda station leased to childcare company
# Handover
# Handover

Former Dublin Garda station leased to childcare company

Mar 26th 2012, 3:27 PM 4,814 Views 5 Comments

Minister of State Brian Hayes said that he was open to leasing other State properties to businesses and the community.

# opw - Monday 12 March, 2012

OPW enlisting voluntary groups to develop heritage sites
# Heritage
# Heritage

OPW enlisting voluntary groups to develop heritage sites

Mar 12th 2012, 10:34 AM 3,083 Views 18 Comments

Brian Hayes said the OPW does not have the resources to exploit the historical sites’ full potential for tourists.

# opw - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

OPW says call for referendum ballot papers is just 'forward planning'
# Referendum
# Referendum

OPW says call for referendum ballot papers is just 'forward planning'

Jan 18th 2012, 4:35 PM 2,069 Views 10 Comments

A tender has been published looking for someone to print 3.8 million referendum ballot papers – but it’s not for a particular vote.

# opw - Friday 23 December, 2011

# opw - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Government may offer humanitarian aid to flood victims
# Floods
# Floods

Government may offer humanitarian aid to flood victims

Oct 26th 2011, 11:26 AM 1,250 Views 12 Comments

Brian Hayes has said the Government would look at providing assistance – but it’s not yet clear what form this could take.

# opw - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Ghost town: 3 unusual places you can visit for nothing today
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# OPW

Ghost town: 3 unusual places you can visit for nothing today

Jul 6th 2011, 11:09 AM 1,313 Views 4 Comments

All the OPW’s visitor sites are free to enter today. They include the usual big names – plus some altogether stranger…