Contract notice

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Published

Date of dispatch of this notice: 01/06/2022

Expire date: 01/03/2032

External Reference: 2022-213327

TED Reference: 2022/S 107-300320

Contract notice

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Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses

Arts Council
N/A
70 Merrion Square
Dublin
Dublin D02 NY52
IE
Contact person: Laura Ivers
Telephone: +353 016180200
NUTS code:  IE -  IRELAND
Internet address(es):
I.3)

Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:  
http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=215552&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from
the abovementioned address:  
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted
to the abovementioned address
I.4)

Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office
I.5)

Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title

DPS for Artform Support Services
Reference number:  AC/2022/16
II.1.2)

Main CPV code

92000000  -  Recreational, cultural and sporting services
II.1.3)

Type of contract

Services
II.1.4)

Short description

The Arts Council of Ireland has a number of specialist artform teams who manage
application assessment and policy development for their artform areas. These teams regularly contract advisory, funding assessment and research services to assist their work in supporting and developing the arts in Ireland.
The DPS will be divided into four Categories (each a “Category”) as described
below:
Category 1 – Adviser Services
Category 2 – Lead Assessor Services
Category 3 – Support Assessor Services
Category 4 – Research Services
Each Category is sub-divided into the following artforms(Sub-Categories):
- Architecture
- Arts Participation
- Arts Centres
- Circus, Street Arts and Spectacle
- Dance
- Festivals
- Film
- Literature (English)
- Literature (Irish)
- Music
- Opera
- Theatre
- Traditional Arts
- Visual Arts (Artists)
- Visual Arts (Organisations)
- Young People, Children and Education (YPCE)
II.1.5)

Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 15000000.00  EUR
II.1.6)

Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)

Description

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

92300000  -  Entertainment services
92310000  -  Artistic and literary creation and interpretation services
92311000  -  Works of art
92312000  -  Artistic services
92312200  -  Services provided by authors, composers, sculptors, entertainers and other individual artists
92312210  -  Services provided by authors
92312211  -  Writing agency services
92312220  -  Services provided by composers
92312230  -  Services provided by sculptors
92312240  -  Services provided by entertainers
92312250  -  Services provided by individual artists
92320000  -  Arts-facility operation services
92330000  -  Recreational-area services
92340000  -  Dance and performance entertainment services
92341000  -  Circus services
92342000  -  Dance-instruction services
92500000  -  Library, archives, museums and other cultural services
92520000  -  Museum services and preservation services of historical sites and buildings
92521000  -  Museum services
92522000  -  Preservation services of historical sites and buildings
92522100  -  Preservation services of historical sites
92522200  -  Preservation services of historical buildings
98000000  -  Other community, social and personal services
98200000  -  Equal opportunities consultancy services
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  IE -  IRELAND
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

The Arts Council of Ireland has a number of specialist artform teams who manage
application assessment and policy development for their artform areas. These teams regularly contract advisory, funding assessment and research services to assist their work in supporting and developing the arts in Ireland.
The DPS will be divided into four Categories (each a “Category”) as described
below:
Category 1 – Adviser Services
Category 2 – Lead Assessor Services
Category 3 – Support Assessor Services
Category 4 – Research Services
Each Category is sub-divided into the following artforms(Sub-Categories):
- Architecture
- Arts Participation
- Arts Centres
- Circus, Street Arts and Spectacle
- Dance
- Festivals
- Film
- Literature (English)
- Literature (Irish)
- Music
- Opera
- Theatre
- Traditional Arts
- Visual Arts (Artists)
- Visual Arts (Organisations)
- Young People, Children and Education (YPCE)
II.2.5)

Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)

Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 15000000.00  EUR
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)

Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)

Information about options

Options: no
II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)

Conditions for participation

III.1.2)

Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)

Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)

Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Description

IV.1.1)

Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.8)

Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement : yes
IV.2)

Administrative information

IV.2.2)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date:  30/06/2022
Local time:  13:00
IV.2.4)

Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

English
IV.2.7)

Conditions for opening of tenders

Date:  30/06/2022
Local time:  12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)

Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement:  no
VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body

High Court
Inns Quay
Dublin
D07
IE