Storm Ophelia - JFK Arboretum

UPDATE

Saturday November 11th 2017

The JFK Memorial Park & Arboretum (including Slieve Coillte) will reopen to the public on Saturday, 11th November, 2017 at 10am.

Due to the recent severe storm, the Park has experienced considerable tree damage and is only partially open for the time being.

Help us to ensure your safety by obeying information signage and the directions of staff at all times.

11 November 17

 

Vacancy: Guide/Information Officer, Ionad Culturtha an Phiarsaigh, Conamara, Co. na Gaillimhe

The Office of Public Works (OPW) invites applications for the position of: Guide/ Information Officer at Ionad Culturtha an Phiarsaigh, Conamara, Co. na Gaillimhe. 

Competition Ref. 2017045


15 November 17

 

Presentation to Cork City Council members on €140 million Cork City Flood Relief Scheme

Today, the Office of Public Works (OPW) and its consultants Arup made a presentations to Cork City Council members in relation to the Lower Lee (Cork City) Flood Relief Scheme alongside a presentation by Cork City Council officials on the Morrison's Island Public Realm Project incorporating Integrated Flood Defences which is being advanced by the Council.

14 November 17

 

Vacancy: Park Constable, St. Stephen's Green

Competition Reference: 2017046

The Office of Public Works (OPW) invites applications for the position of permanent full-time position of General Operative Band 3 Dublin (Park Constable).

Closing Date: 5:30pm Wednesday, 22nd November 2017


9 November 17

 

Vacancy: General Operative Band 3 (Dublin), National Monuments Sub-Depot, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8

Competition Notice: 2017043

The Office of Public Works (OPW) invites applications for appointment to the position of General Operative Band 3 (Dublin) at the OPW, National Monuments Sub-depot, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8 incorporating responsibility for National Monuments sites in Dublin, North Wicklow and Kildare.

Closing Date: 5.30pm Thursday 23rd November 2017


9 November 17

 

Vacancy: Cabinet Maker, Furniture Division, Office of Public Works, Mountshannon Road, Dublin 8

Competition Reference: 2017041

The Office of Public Works (OPW) invites applications for appointment to the position of Cabinet Maker in the OPW, Furniture Division, currently located at Mountshannon Road, Dublin 8. It is currently planned to relocate the Furniture Division to Jamestown Road, Dublin 8.

Closing Date: 5.30pm, Friday 24th November 2017

 

 


9 November 17

 

Vacancy: Upholsterer, Furniture Division, Office of Public Works, Mountshannon Road, Dublin 8

Competition Notice: 2017036

The Office of Public Works (OPW) invites applications for appointment to the position of Upholsterer in the OPW, Furniture Division, currently located at Mountshannon Road, Dublin 8. It is currently planned to relocate the Furniture Division to Jamestown Road, Dublin 8.

Closing Date: 5.30pm, Friday 24th November 2017


9 November 17

 

Vacancy: General Operative, Trim National Monuments District

Competition Reference: 2017044

The Office of Public Works (OPW) invites applications for appointment to the position of General Operative Band 3 (Rural) in the OPW, Trim National Monuments District, Trim, Co Meath.

Closing Date: 5.30pm Friday 24th November 2017


8 November 17

 

Vacancy: General Operative Band 3 (Rural), National Monuments, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

Competition Reference: 2017042

The Office of Public Works (OPW) invites applications for appointment to the position of General Operative Band 3 (Rural) at OPW National Monuments Service, Glendalough, Co Wicklow.

Closing Date: 5.30pm Wednesday 22nd November 2017

 

 


8 November 17

 

Presentation by OPW to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht - The lower Lee (Cork City) Flood Relief Scheme

This is a copy of the presentation delivered by the Office of Public Works to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Lower Lee (Cork City) Flood Relief Scheme

19 October 17

 

The Space Between - Art Exhibition - Pearse Museum

The Space Between is an exhibition curated by 12 undergraduate students studying on the BDes Graphic Design and Illustration course from Belfast School of Art, Ulster University. This group worked with the curatorial teams in the Department of Finance, Belfast and the Office of Public Works, Dublin over two days to select artworks from their respective public art collections. This exhibition is the culmination of the individual gut instincts of the students in response to viewing the artworks and the discussions had between the cohort in response to each other and the works.

10 October 17

 

OPW hosts the “Beyond the Three Perfections” at Dublin Castle’s Coach House. In China the “Three Perfections” are poetry, painting and calligraphy.

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is delighted to host the “Beyond the Three Perfections” Exhibition at Dublin Castle’s Coach House (Friday, 6 October).  The “Three Perfections” as they are known - poetry, painting and calligraphy - have a long and uninterrupted history of cultivation in China.  The OPW will be donated 3 artworks as part of this collaboration from Wei Ligang, Eric Pearse (representing Patrick Scott) and from Patty Hudak.

5 October 17

 

Minister 'Boxer' Moran visits flooding schemes in Cork City and County

Minister Kevin 'Boxer' Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief was in Cork today (25th July) to visit flood relief schemes and review progress on major flooding programmes in both Cork City and County, which will benefit from some €300 million in total of Government funding for projects already completed, under construction currently and planned.

25 July 17

 

Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D. announces free admission for children under 12 to OPW Heritage Sites from 1st July 2017.

The Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D. today announced that all children under 12 will be admitted for free to all Heritage Sites managed by the OPW Heritage Service.  This initiative will commence on Saturday the 1st of July and will ensure that all children under 12 will have an opportunity to visit these sites for free with their families during the holiday period.

1 July 17

 

"Every day I pinch myself" - The OPW's Robbie Norris explains why being Head Gardener at The Áras is his dream job

22 June 17

 

OPW 185 at Rathfarnham Castle (Video)

To mark 185 years since an Act of Parliament in Westminster established the Office of Public Works [OPW], a number of projects have been instigated by the OPW185 Project Team.

11 May 17

 

OPW Art Management Videos

Check out latest videos from recent exhibitions and events.


19 January 17

 

Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group

Last Winter the Government took decisive action to support the existing plans in place to address flooding on the Shannon and established the Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group to enhance on-going co-operation across all of the State agencies involved with the River Shannon, including ESB, Waterways Ireland, Bord na Móna, Inland Fisheries Ireland, the National Parks and Wildlife Service, OPW and the relevant local authorities.

1 December 16

 

OPW 1916 Videos

A selection of videos commissioned by the OPW to commemorate the Centenerary of 1916 can be found here.

1 February 17

 

Draft Flood Risk Management Plans (FRMPs)

The Office of Public Works (OPW), as lead agency for flood risk management in Ireland, is producing Flood Risk Management Plans (FRMPs) under the Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (CFRAM) Programme, in line with National Flood Policy and the requirements of the EU 'Floods' Directive.

15 September 16

 

OPW Response to Press Queries on Cork City Flood Relief Scheme

OPW Response to Press Queries on Cork City Flood Relief Scheme

2 February 17