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National Roads Authority1993-12-232015-08-01Dissolved, merged into Transport Infrastructure IrelandMcGauran et al. 2005; http://www.nra.ie/; Roads Act 1993; S.I. No. 407/1993; Roads Act 2015; S.I. No. 297 of 2015
Railway Procurement Agency2001-12-012015-08-01Dissolved, merged into Transport Infrastructure IrelandMcGauran et al. 2005; http://www.rpa.ie/; Transport (Railway Infrastructure) Act 2001; Roads Act 2015; S.I. No. 297 of 2015
National Treatment Purchase Fund2002-04-01McGauran et al. 2005; http://www.ntpf.ie/; S.I. No. 179/2004
Grangegorman Development Agency2006-05-10The Grangegorman Development Agency (GDA) is a statutory agency established in 2006 to redevelop the former St. Brendan’s Hospital grounds in Dublin City Centre. http://www.ggda.ie/; Grangegorman Development Agency Act 2005; S.I. No. 252/2006
Independent Radio and Television Commission1988-10-172001-09-01Replaced by Broadcasting Commission of IrelandRadio and Television Act, 1988; Broadcasting Act, 2001
National Transport Authority2009-12-01http://www.nationaltransport.ie/; Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008; Public Transport Regulation Act 2009; S.I. No. 474/2009
Transport Infrastructure Ireland2015-08-01Replaced the National Roads Authority and the Railway Procurement Agency www.tii.ie; Roads Act 2015; Roads Act 2015 (Operational Name of National Roads Authority) Order 2015