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Government Spending

Government spending is both annual and multiannual in nature, covering both the yearly budgetary cycle, and large-scale investment in infrastructure and other projects. Expenditure must always be evaluated to ensure it is still effective and that any growth is sustainable.


Performance Report aims to stimulate debate around public funding and outcomes - Donohoe

The Public Service Performance Report, the third of its kind, aims to strengthen focus on what is being delivered with public funds. It also demonstrates the key outputs that have been delivered in 2018 across public service bodies.


Minister O'Donovan Announces new eGovernment Service

Press Release for the announcement of plans to deliver a new eGovernment service, known as the Government Digital Postbox solution, which will provide new choices for citizens around the receipt of Government letters.


Minister Donohoe launches new €500k fund to support innovative projects across our public service

Minister Donohoe launches the Public Service Innovation Fund which supports innovative ideas and projects from across public service organisations.

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To serve the public interest by supporting the delivery of well-managed, well-targeted and sustainable public spending through modernised, effective and accountable public services.

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Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
Address: Government Buildings , Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, D02 R583

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Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
Phone numbers: +353 1 676 7571
Emails: pressoffice@per.gov.ie
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