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Newsmaker Derek Moran

13th July, 2014

On Tuesday, one Moran succeeds another at the offices of the Department of Finance in government buildings on Upper Merrion Street, when Derek Moran replaces John Moran (no relation) as the department's secretary general. The appointment of the first Moran was notable for its rarity – he was, unusually, a private sector appointee to a senior position at a key department. The appointment of Derek Moran, who has been described as a ''career civil servant,...

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