Appeal commercial sensitivity exemption
These lists of purchase orders are published as a matter of course by public bodies, and it is in fact an obligation on them under the Public Service spending code
But how can a business lose out simply by being identified as a supplier to a state agency ? Arguably positive for them if they are considered reliable enough to provide services to a public authority.
Example of unredacted POs: https://www.gov.ie/pdf/?file=https://assets.gov.ie/226875/7ec5f8bf-ff57-4a4b-9bdd-cd5819fac6fc.pdf#page=null