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#Accounting Error

# accounting-error - Thursday 7 June, 2012

PAC chair blasts “whitewash” report into €3.6bn accounting error
# Accounting Error
# Accounting Error

PAC chair blasts “whitewash” report into €3.6bn accounting error

Jun 7th 2012, 1:50 PM 3,728 Views 28 Comments

Both internal and external reports on the accounting mistake were discussed at the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee.

# accounting-error - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Finance chief to meet with PAC over €3.6bn accounting error
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# Accounting Error

Finance chief to meet with PAC over €3.6bn accounting error

Jun 6th 2012, 6:23 PM 2,258 Views 12 Comments

Two leaked reports into the €3.6 billion discrepancy in the government’s debt figures have recommended that statistics be compiled by the Central Statistics Office and not the Department of Finance.

# accounting-error - Monday 14 May, 2012

Report on €3.6 billion accounting error may be published next week
# Accounting Error
# Accounting Error

Report on €3.6 billion accounting error may be published next week

May 14th 2012, 3:28 PM 2,345 Views 14 Comments

Both an internal investigation and external review have been completed, with Michael Noonan now left to seek government approval.

# accounting-error - Thursday 23 February, 2012

External review of €3.6bn accounting error "under way" - Noonan
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# Accounting Error

External review of €3.6bn accounting error "under way" - Noonan

Feb 23rd 2012, 4:16 PM 3,006 Views 27 Comments

The minister says he hopes to publish the results of internal and external inquiries into the error – depending on legal advice.

# accounting-error - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Cardiff could go back to old job - but has one day to apply
# Kevin Cardiff
# Kevin Cardiff

Cardiff could go back to old job - but has one day to apply

Nov 23rd 2011, 6:17 PM 3,277 Views 29 Comments

The post of Secretary-General at the Department of Finance requires “effective management” and “excellent co-ordination” with key agencies such as… the NTMA.

Kevin Cardiff misses EU job by one vote
# Court Of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors

Kevin Cardiff misses EU job by one vote

Nov 23rd 2011, 5:35 PM 6,718 Views 35 Comments

Ireland’s nominee for the European Court of Auditors, Kevin Cardiff, was given a tough time at the Committee on Budgetary Control today.

Kevin Cardiff to be grilled by MEPs over European job
# Kevin Cardiff
# Kevin Cardiff

Kevin Cardiff to be grilled by MEPs over European job

Nov 23rd 2011, 7:51 AM 1,217 Views 13 Comments

The Department of Finance head has been nominated to the EU Court of Auditors amid controversy over a €3.6billion error in the State accounts.

# accounting-error - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Government won't intervene over Kevin Cardiff appointment to top EU job
# Accounting Error
# Accounting Error

Government won't intervene over Kevin Cardiff appointment to top EU job

Nov 9th 2011, 2:35 PM 998 Views 23 Comments

Cardiff, who was the Department of Finance chief at the time of the €3.6 billion accounting error, is in line for a salary of over €180,000

# accounting-error - Monday 7 November, 2011

EU official hits out at Kevin Cardiff over €3.6bn accounting blunder
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# Blunder

EU official hits out at Kevin Cardiff over €3.6bn accounting blunder

Nov 7th 2011, 10:44 AM 2,015 Views 30 Comments

MEP Marta Andreasen has said the outgoing Finance head is not suitable for a position on the European Court of Auditors.

# accounting-error - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Dept of Finance, CSO and NTMA officials face questioning over 'accounting error'
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# Accounting Error

Dept of Finance, CSO and NTMA officials face questioning over 'accounting error'

Nov 3rd 2011, 8:23 AM 664 Views 13 Comments

The department’s secretary-general, due to take up a position with an EU fiscal watchdog next year, is to appear before the PAC today.

# accounting-error - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Department of Finance was told about the €3.6bn mistake last year - but did nothing
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# Accounting Error

Department of Finance was told about the €3.6bn mistake last year - but did nothing

Nov 2nd 2011, 5:06 PM 1,534 Views 45 Comments

Michael Noonan has announced a review will be carried out to determine how the “humiliating schoolboy error” was made and why it was ignored.

PAC chair criticises Dept of Finance 'culture of ignoring outside sources' over €3.6bn error
# Accounting Error
# Accounting Error

PAC chair criticises Dept of Finance 'culture of ignoring outside sources' over €3.6bn error

Nov 2nd 2011, 9:08 AM 596 Views 10 Comments

John McGuinness wants a “comprehensive explanation” for accounting error in which €3.6bn of state funds was counted twice.

# accounting-error - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

State 'no better or worse' off as result of €3.6bn accounting error, says CSO
# Accounting Error
# Accounting Error

State 'no better or worse' off as result of €3.6bn accounting error, says CSO

Nov 1st 2011, 6:18 PM 1,350 Views 22 Comments

The Central Statistics Office says that a €3.6 billion accounting error in the state finances is due to the figure being mistakenly treated as “external borrowings”.

Ireland's finances €3.6bn better than thought - due to accounting error
# Accounting
# Accounting

Ireland's finances €3.6bn better than thought - due to accounting error

Nov 1st 2011, 3:26 PM 6,615 Views 76 Comments

A figure of €3.6 billion passed between State agencies was accidentally counted twice – creating an accounting error equal to 2.3 per cent of GDP.