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# tendering - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Taoiseach's newspapers and embassy catering: hundreds of State contracts awarded outside official guidelines
# Procurement
# Procurement

Taoiseach's newspapers and embassy catering: hundreds of State contracts awarded outside official guidelines

Nov 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,901 Views 45 Comments

Millions has been spent on services procured on almost 350 occasions over a three-year period.

# tendering - Friday 26 April, 2019

Government set to decide whether to sign off on €3bn National Broadband Plan
# WiFi
# WiFi

Government set to decide whether to sign off on €3bn National Broadband Plan

Apr 26th 2019, 1:38 PM 15,211 Views 105 Comments

The plan aims to bring high-speed internet to smaller towns and one-off homes around Ireland.

# tendering - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Salvaging the broadband plan: 'State stepping in to provide rural internet should be considered'
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

Salvaging the broadband plan: 'State stepping in to provide rural internet should be considered'

Feb 6th 2018, 1:19 PM 8,057 Views 46 Comments

Fianna Fáil will tonight ask the government to stall the procurement process and review what has gone wrong in the roll-out of broadband.

# tendering - Friday 14 April, 2017

Dublin Bus is selling 67 of its double-decker buses
# Hop On
# Hop On

Dublin Bus is selling 67 of its double-decker buses

Apr 14th 2017, 4:28 PM 40,529 Views 37 Comments

Last year the company added more than 100 new buses to the fleet.

# tendering - Monday 16 May, 2016

Transdev planning to bid for bus routes set to be tendered this year
# Hat In The Ring
# Hat In The Ring

Transdev planning to bid for bus routes set to be tendered this year

May 16th 2016, 11:48 AM 21,292 Views 49 Comments

The French-based company currently operates the Luas service.

# tendering - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Alan Kelly told to 'come clean' about meeting with company which won €3.6m State contracts
# Cause For Alarm?
# Cause For Alarm?

Alan Kelly told to 'come clean' about meeting with company which won €3.6m State contracts

Dec 16th 2015, 12:15 PM 30,142 Views 0 Comments

Kelly met with two representatives from the company, but says he did not know they would be there.

# tendering - Monday 11 May, 2015

Can talks prevent the next bus strike, or is the situation 'out of control'?
# Tenders
# Tenders

Can talks prevent the next bus strike, or is the situation 'out of control'?

May 11th 2015, 7:45 AM 20,499 Views 70 Comments

Further talks between unions and management are due to be held today.

# tendering - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Whistleblower report: HSE consultancy contracts 'awarded to former employees'
# PAC
# PAC

Whistleblower report: HSE consultancy contracts 'awarded to former employees'

Mar 22nd 2015, 3:57 PM 14,012 Views 31 Comments

The issue is set to be discussed at the Public Accounts Committee.

# tendering - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Government makes no comment on postcode costs amid Dáil claims of €30m
# Tenders
# Tenders

Government makes no comment on postcode costs amid Dáil claims of €30m

Mar 22nd 2014, 8:30 AM 10,192 Views 54 Comments

Minister Rabbitte told the Dáil that his department was assisted in the tender process by a consulting firm.

# tendering - Monday 26 August, 2013

Security staff at state solicitor’s office protest after being replaced
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Security staff at state solicitor’s office protest after being replaced

Aug 26th 2013, 7:14 PM 12,801 Views 48 Comments

The eight security workers were not given positions after a new contractor took over at the site.

# tendering - Monday 25 February, 2013

Building costs up 3 per cent as material and energy prices rise
# Construction
# Construction

Building costs up 3 per cent as material and energy prices rise

Feb 25th 2013, 5:00 PM 4,651 Views 12 Comments

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland said that recent trends in below cost tendering are unsustainable as companies continue to fail.

# tendering - Monday 12 November, 2012

New website to make awarding of state contracts easier for firms
# Tendering
# Tendering

New website to make awarding of state contracts easier for firms

Nov 12th 2012, 2:10 PM 4,929 Views 7 Comments

Procurement Minister Brian Hayes said the website will significantly reduce the amount of documentation for companies bidding for contracts.

# tendering - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Howlin confirms plan to revamp National Lottery licence
# It Could Be You
# It Could Be You

Howlin confirms plan to revamp National Lottery licence

Apr 4th 2012, 12:29 PM 3,548 Views 13 Comments

The next operator will win the licence for 20 years, up from the current 10, meaning a greater up-front payment to the State.

# tendering - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Can you supply cheaper ink for our TDs? Leinster House wants to know
# Inkgate
# Inkgate

Can you supply cheaper ink for our TDs? Leinster House wants to know

Feb 29th 2012, 10:00 AM 2,488 Views 27 Comments

A tendering process to supply ‘print consumables’ to Leinster House closes at noon today. Get your bids in now!

# tendering - Monday 22 August, 2011

Half of constructors submitting tenders 'below cost' to try and find work
# Construction
# Construction

Half of constructors submitting tenders 'below cost' to try and find work

Aug 22nd 2011, 2:17 PM 961 Views 7 Comments

Over half of construction tenders submitted now are below cost – with the actual costs around 17 per cent higher than given.