Supplies - 521249-2020

02/11/2020    S213

Ireland-Kildare: Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories

2020/S 213-521249

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Irish National Stud DAC
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Tully, Co. Kildare
Town: Kildare
NUTS code: IE062 Mid-East
Country: Ireland
Contact person: David Downey
Telephone: +353 45521251
Fax: +353 45522129
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Single Party Framework Agreement for the Supply of Branded Workwear and Branded Retail Clothing to The Irish National Stud DAC and Subsidiary

Reference number: INS/OCT1/20/DD
II.1.2)Main CPV code
18000000 Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Irish National Stud DAC propose to engage in a restricted process in order to establish a framework agreement for the supply of branded workwear and branded retail clothing to the Irish National Stud DAC in Tully, Kildare, Co. Kildare.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18100000 Occupational clothing, special workwear and accessories
18110000 Occupational clothing
18140000 Workwear accessories
18220000 Weatherproof clothing
18221000 Waterproof clothing
18234000 Trousers
18235300 Sweatshirts
18330000 T-shirts and shirts
18331000 T-shirts
18332000 Shirts
18333000 Polo shirts
18412200 Sports shirts
18420000 Clothing accessories
35113400 Protective and safety clothing
35113470 Protective shirts or pants
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE062 Mid-East
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Irish National Stud DAC propose to engage in a restricted process in order to establish a framework agreement for the supply of branded workwear and branded retail clothing to the Irish National Stud DAC in Tully, Kildare, Co. Kildare.

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: 600 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Please refer to the PQQ Documentation.

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
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

As per qualification questionnaire, available to download from

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
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per qualification questionnaire, available to download from

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: 30/11/2020
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years

VI.3)Additional information:

1) Interested parties must register their interest on the eTenders web site ( in order to be included on the mailing list for clarifications.

All information relating to attachments, including clarifications and changes, will be published on the Irish government procurement opportunities portal ( only. Registration is free of charge. The contracting authority will not accept responsibility for information relayed (or not relayed) via third parties.

2) This is the sole call for competition for this service.

3) The contracting authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers.

4) Establishment of this contract will be subject to the approval of the competent authorities.

5) It will be a condition of establishment that candidates and all sub-contractors produce a valid tax clearance certificate from the Irish revenue commissioners as part of their application for participation in the competition.

6) If for any reason it is not possible to conclude contracts with the tenderer invited following the conclusion of this competitive process, the contracting authority reserves the right to invite the next highest scoring tenderer to conclude contracts as appropriate. This shall be without prejudice to the right of the contracting authority to cancel this competitive process and/or initiate a new contract award procedure at its sole discretion.

7) At its absolute discretion, the contracting authority may elect to terminate this procurement process, or any contract awarded at any time.

8) Please note in relation to all documents, that where reference is made to a particular standard, make, source, process, trademark, type or patent, that this is not to be regarded as a de facto requirement. In all such cases it should be understood that such indications are to be treated strictly and solely for reference purposes only, to which the words ‘or equivalent’ will always be appended.

9) Without prejudice to the principle of equal treatment, the contracting authority is not obliged to engage in a clarification process in respect of questionnaires with missing or incomplete information. Therefore, candidates are advised to ensure that they return fully completed questionnaires in order to avoid the risk of elimination from the competition

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court
Town: Dublin
Country: Ireland
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Statutory instrument No 130 of 2010 (the Irish remedies regulations) provides that review procedures are available in the high court to a person who has or has had an interest in obtaining the contract agreement (including the reviewable public contract) and alleges that he or she has been harmed or is at risk of being harmed by an infringement of the law in relation to that reviewable public contract.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: