Monthly update on drawdown of funds by Local Authorities for Coastal Storm Damage Repairs

OPW is the lead State body for the coordination & implementation of Government policy on the management of flood risk in Ireland. This role also includes close liaison with a range of local authorities, organisations and stakeholders that also have responsibilities for managing flood risk in Ireland. The aim is to minimise the impacts of flooding on society, households and businesses.

10 October 14


Be Winter Ready

The Be Winter Ready booklet is prepared by the Office of Emergency Planning. The following is an extract from the Introduction to the booklet.

6 November 14


Images of the treasure trove of artefacts found at Rathfarnham Castle by OPW

Mr. Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Minister Heather Humphreys, TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht today (30 October) announced the discovery of a unique assemblage of artefacts in Rathfarnham Castle.

30 October 14


Making Payments to OPW

e-Day, set for the 19th of September 2014, is the date from which Government Departments, Local Authorities and State Agencies will no longer use cheques in their dealings with businesses.

29 July 14


OPW YouTube

Check out our latest videos from recent exhibitions and events.

29 July 14


Press Release: Storm Repair Funding for Clare County Council

Mr. Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works, today (7 August 2014) outlined the position regarding Government funding for storm damage repairs for Clare County Council and in particular recent reports about Cloughaninchy in County Clare.

7 August 14


Old Man's House Exhibition at the RHK

The Old Man’s House exhibition created by the Office of Public Works is an exhibition which tells the story of one of the most iconic Dublin buildings and Ireland’s foremost example of fine 17th century architecture – The Royal Hospital Kilmainham.

26 May 14


Flood Risk Management Conference

On Thursday 10th April, 2014 the OPW hosted a Flood Risk Management Conference in Dublin Castle Conference Centre.

11 April 14


OPW & Insurance Ireland announce Memorandum of Understanding on Flood Defence Data

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), together with Mr. Kevin Thompson, CEO of Insurance Ireland (II) today, 24 March 2014, announced details of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Office of Public Works and Insurance Ireland on the exchange of information on flood defence works.

24 March 14


St. Patrick's Festival Greening 2014

St. Patrick's Festival Greening 2014

10 March 14


Coastal Storm Flooding Damage Works

As part of the overall Government response to the very severe storms in early January 2014, Local Authorities have been requested to undertake assessments of the extent of damage caused by the storms and the estimated cost of repairing the damage.

13 January 14


Annual Report 2012

Annual Report 2012

16 December 13


Property Asset Management Delivery Plan

Minister of State Brian Hayes TD, launched the Property Asset Management Plan “Accommodating Change – Measuring Success” . The Plan is the work of the Steering Group on Property Asset Management, chaired by the Chairman of the Office of Public Works. The OPW has the central role in driving efficiencies across the State’s diverse property portfolio, in accordance with the Government’s programme of public service reforms.

30 July 13