An Extinction Rebellion demonstration in Dublin. The Government’s climate plan is designed to ensure that Ireland reaches it 2030 carbon emissions reduction targets

The State is to change how it buys goods and services in a bid to drive more environmentally-friendly practices. All government contracts will soon ha(...)

A view of the construction site of The National Children’s Hospital. Photograph: Tom Honan

The National Paediatric Hospital Development Board was established by former minister for health Mary Harney in 2007 to oversee the building of nation(...)

Denmark’s state prosecutor last week filed preliminary criminal charges against Danske Bank for alleged violations of the country’s anti-money laundering act in relation to its Estonian branch.

The State’s procurement office, which earlier this year selected Danske Bank to provide day-to-day banking services to the Government, has said it con(...)

Danske said its headquarters in Copenhagen and its Estonian branch failed for years to prevent suspected money laundering. Photograph: Mads Claus Rasmussen/EPA

The Republic’s procurement office has said it is monitoring the unfolding money-laundering scandal at Danske Bank, months after picking the Danish gro(...)

The Court of Appeal has overturned the High Court’s decision to lift an automatic suspension on the awarding of a contract for the supply of interpreters. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has overturned the High Court’s decision to lift an automatic suspension on the awarding of a contract for the supply of interpret(...)

 Minister of State at the Department of Finance Simon Harris has announced a new tendering competition for public sector legal services.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A new system of tendering for legal services for all public bodies has been announced by Minister of State at the Department of Finance Simon Harris. (...)

Margaret Hearty, acting CEO of InterTradeIreland: “There will be new opportunities for SMEs with the realignment of public procurement guidelines.”

The public-procurement sector across the island of Ireland is worth an estimated €12.2 billion and presents huge opportunities to small and medium ent(...)