Report recommends raft of changes at OPW amid ‘poor management’ claims

Report raises concerns that OPW may fail to recoup €10 million overspend on Department of Health headquarters

The report recommended that the OPW take all necessary steps to avoid the loss of €10 million on the lease of Miesian Plaza, where the Department of Health is located. Picture:

Concerns remain that the taxpayer could be left out of pocket for €10 million as a result of overspending by a state body on leasing the headquarters of the Department of Health.

In a new report published today, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has recommended a raft of changes at the Office of Public Works (OPW) after the body was involved in a number of high-profile controversies over recent years.

It made a number of ...