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# Tender

Last month
November 2023
Government to spend €45 million on new ministerial jet to replace ailing Learjet
Tender documents state that the jet must have capacity for at least 10 passengers and an unrefueled range of at least 3,500 nautical miles.
This year
County council spent millions on road projects without a tender process, report says
A report by
Eoghan Dalton
The details are contained in an audit carried out by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.
The work included €1.245 million for an engineering firm and a further €1.1 million paid to consultants for a separate roads upgrade.
A Local Government auditor also criticised the council for proceeding with a €350,000 land swap with a local GAA club "without an independent valuation" of the four-hectare site offloaded by the local authority.
Fingal County Council told the auditor that it would review its processes for future projects, but defended the actions it took.
Government seeks experts to ensure Mother and Baby Home redress scheme doesn't break GDPR rules
The successful applicant will have to ensure the operation of the scheme is fully compliant with all national and EU data protection laws.
Last year
Oireachtas to splash out €300,000 on its own brand of wine to sell in Leinster House
The parliamentary authority is looking for a “young, clean, fresh, fruity” style of white wine to put its own label on.
All time
Council announces tender for proposed 500 new homes in Tallaght
A proposed mix for the development includes 60% affordable, 20% social and 20% private homes.
HSE to spend up to half a million on STI home-testing pilot project
The HSE currently provides public STI services through clinics around the country.
Cost of refurbishing State-owned factory spirals from €1.2 million to over €3 million
Údaras na Gaeltachta says it is confident the State is receiving value for money.
'Significant interest' expected as first National Broadband tender issued
300 Broadband Connection Points are due to be set up in GAA clubs, community centres and public libraries.
Department planning new Direct Provision centres to cut down on 'highly unsatisfactory' shortages
50% more people have applied this year and many end up in emergency accommodation according to the Department of Justice.
Irish Greyhound Board to spend estimated €350k on traceability database
It comes after damaging revelations into the industry were highlighted by RTÉ in the summer.
Dublin Bus is looking for a company to carry out drug and alcohol testing of employees
The company will be responsible for carrying out random tests on company workers.
An Garda Síochána to spend €70,000 a year on 'high quality' memorabilia
The memorabilia includes items such as silverware, crystal, coins, pins and presentation journals.
Construction to begin on National Children's Science Museum in the new year
The project, which is costing €37 million, is due to be completed and opened to the public in 2022.
Dublin City Council enters new five-year clamping contract worth €36.67 million
Last year, the council recorded revenue of €27.9 million from parking fees.
Up to 3.6m BusConnects leaflets to be delivered to every home and business in greater Dublin
A new public consultation will open on the bus plans next month.
Defence Forces planning to spend estimated €700k on new Escort of Honour motorbike fleet
A cavalry motorcycle Escort of Honour is normally provided by the Defence Forces on ceremonial occasion.
€22m research vessel wanted to help with Brexit's impact on Ireland's seas'
The new vessel is due to replace the RV Celtic Voyager.
Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless
The Peter McVerry Trust has issued a tender for the construction of eight apartments on New South Street.
A survey of Ireland's rental sector is set to get underway
The Residential Tenancies Board has issued a tender for the survey to be carried out.
Gardaí to spend €250k a year for a 'vehicle recovery service'
A tender was issued earlier this month for a nationwide recovery service in a contract worth €1 million.
Union fears privatisation as Bus Éireann routes 101, 101x and 133 to be put out to tender
The NTA first announced its intentions to put routes up for competitive tender in October.
Dublin City Council is going to spend €1.6 million to remove chewing gum
There’s a litter fine of €150 for those who throw chewing gum on the ground.
€70k for desserts and €100k for confectionery set aside in food contracts for Dáil catering facilities
A tender to supply each of the Oireachtas’ five catering facilities was issued last week.
Martin rounds on Breen over dinner invitation to NBP bidder's home: 'It is not a credible explanation'
Taoiseach repeated today that he did not think it was a resigning matter.
An Post issues tender for uniforms and safety boots for its 6,750 staff
An Post said the design of the uniforms will not change.
Irish Rail to spend €5 million on new replacement bus services contract
The company will spend €1 million apiece on the provision of services in Dublin and Limerick/Clare.
Dublin City Council issues €1bn tender for factory-built homes in effort to reduce social housing list
The council has plans to construct around 1,000 rapid-build homes at different locations throughout the city.
DCC's deal for new clamping contractors includes €150 fine every time a driver successfully appeals
The council is seeking a “close” relationship with a new clamping contractor in a deal worth €45 million.
HSE awards €800,000 contract to set up post-abortion phone helpline
Registered charity One Family has won the contract to set up the helpline.
Pairc Tailteann in Navan is looking for someone to build it a new stand
The first phase of Meath’s county ground redevelopment is gathering momentum.
Gardaí to spend up to €2.5 million for the supply of over 3 million bullets
The matter has been put out to tender for the quantity of ammunition to be supplied over a three year period.
Bus Éireann loses right to operate six Kildare routes
Services by UK firm GoAhead will start to come into operation at the end of this year or early next year.
Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds
The college has run into several planning disputes with Dartry residents over student housing.
Do you use these buses in Dublin? A new operator on 10% of routes will be announced today
The ones out to tender are suburban routes that do not travel into the city centre.
Polling firm to pick 'diverse' group of 99 people to sit on Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment
The Department of An Taoiseach issued a tender for a polling company yesterday.
No tender issued yet to seek company to set up Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment
No move – despite the self-imposed August deadline of the government.
Leinster House is crumbling, here's why they want to close it for the summer
Leinster House is to undergo its most significant restoration work to date.
Aran Islands air service tender re-issued after last year's controversy
A previous tender was cancelled late last year.
Modular housing set to be delayed after Dublin City Council cancels tender over 'technical issue'
A new tender was issued today.
This device is what gardaí will use to test who's been drug driving
Gardaí are preparing for a major crackdown on drug driving in the coming months.