News round-up: Today's main stories

Ireland is not looking for a debt writedown; Kevin Cardiff nominated; Superdump abandoned; EBS staff could picket AIB; and more.

13th December, 2011
News round-up: Today's main stories
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* Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that the Government is seeking to reduce the cost of Ireland’s bailout of its banks, and isn’t looking for a writedown of sovereign debt.

* The European Parliament has voted in favour of nominating Department of Finance official Kevin Cardiff to a key role on the European Court of Auditors.

* Plans for a highly controversial €60 million ‘superdump’ in north county Dublin have been cancelled.

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