This new text provides an overview of the principles of public procurement, thresholds and exclusions for public contracts, notification and procurement procedures, framework agreements and dynamic purchasing, and remedies and redress. It is an extensive evaluation of the substantive and procedural provisions applying to public procurement in this jurisdiction. This is a key text for legal practitioners and those working in the area of public procurement in local authorities, Government departments, utilities and potential contractors and bidders in the private sector.Recent changes in the area include:Directive 2014/24 replacing Directive 2004/18 (Classical/Public Sector Directive)Directive 2014/25 replacing Directive 2004/17 (Utilities Directive)Directive 2014/23 (new Directive on Concession Contracts)Key features:*Extensive evaluation of public procurement law in this jurisdiction*Consolidates relevant Irish procedures on notification of tenders and the procurement process*Analyses the relevant procedures for reviewing the procurement process and seeking redress*Analyses public procurement from a legal and practical perspective*Deals with EU Directives and transposing national legislation and case lawThe authorsDavid Browne, Associate, Arthur CoxDavid Browne is an Associate in the Environment and Planning Group in Arthur Cox which he joined in November 2016. A former barrister with five years experience at the Bar, his practice and experience extend to all areas of planning, local government and administrative law, with a particular expertise in commercial litigation and judicial review. Prior to being called to the Bar in 2011, David was an advisor in the Department of Transport (2006 to 2009). He is the author of The Law of Local Government published in December 2014 and is the Course Director of the Diploma in Planning and Environmental Law in the Honorable Society of King's Inns.Patrick McGovern, Retired Partner, Arthur CoxPatrick McGovern, B.A. (Mod), LL.B. (First Class) and Foundation Scholar, TCD, admitted Solicitor Ireland and Northern Ireland. Patrick has conducted litigation in national courts including Somague v TFI, (LUAS Cross City, Baker J.) and Powerteam v ESB (Lifting Automatic Suspension, Costello J.), both 2016. He has also represented clients successfully before the European Commission and the European Court of Justice. Patrick is also author of the Public Procurement chapter in Construction Projects: Law and Practice, published annually by Round Hall. He is part of the Executive Committee of Procurement Lawyers Association, London to 2016. He is also a visiting Professor, Procurement, Bangor University, Wales and has been ranked as one of the 10 most highly regarded individuals worldwide by the International Who s Who of Procurement Lawyers. He is a lecturer at the Law Society of Ireland and Vice President and former Chairman and Secretary of the Irish Society for European Law.