Cardiff set to be confirmed for EU job

Kevin Cardiff, the top civil servant in the Department of Finance who has been nominated by the government to serve on the European Court of Auditors, will face a confirmation hearing lasting just 4

13th November, 2011

Kevin Cardiff, the top civil servant in the Department of Finance who has been nominated by the government to serve on the European Court of Auditors, will face a confirmation hearing lasting just 40 minutes in Brussels on November 23.

Government nerves eased over Cardiff's nomination this weekend following the controversy last week when an accounting error of some €3.6 billion was identified in the government accounts, and what many TDs believed was a poor appearance by...

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