Overspend of €20m for consultancy on Poolbeg
Dublin City Council has paid more than four times its own tender contract price for client services and PR on the stalled €350 million Poolbeg incinerator.
Dublin City Council has paid more than four times its own tender contract price for client services and PR on the stalled €350 million Poolbeg incinerator, according to figures obtained by this newspaper.
The original EU contract for client representation and public relations, published in 2007, was valued at €6.9 million, but this has now almost quadrupled to €25.7 million.
A further €4 million was spent on PR. Department of the Environment secretary-general Geraldine Tallon gave...
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