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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.


Speech by Minister Paschal Donohoe TD, Spending Review Conference 2019

The Minister's speech at the annual Spending Review conference hosted by IGEES. Launched in 2016, this is the third and final year of the current Spending Review round.


Ministers Donohoe and O’Donovan Welcome the Enactment of the Data Sharing and Governance Act 2019

The purpose of this legislation is to provide a generalised legal basis for the sharing of data between public bodies while also setting out appropriate safeguards under which such sharing can take place.


Public Service Reform Programme

The Public Service Reform programme aims to make the work of the public service more transparent, decision-making more accountable and service delivery more effective.

About Us

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
Faxes: +353 1 678 9936