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#Court of Auditors

# court-of-auditors - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Auditors report €5 billion 'material errors' in EU accounts

The European Court of Auditors says the ‘overwhelming’ majority of payments were error-free, and formally approves the 2011 accounts.

# court-of-auditors - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Kevin Cardiff takes up Court of Auditors post today

Former Dept of Finance official’s new role carries a renewable term of six years and a basic salary of €229,000.

# court-of-auditors - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

MEPs approve Kevin Cardiff's nomination to Court of Auditors

The European Parliament has this morning approved the nomination of Kevin Cardiff to the European Court of Auditors.

MEPs set to vote on Cardiff's nomination for Court of Auditors job

The European Parliament’s plenary session will vote in Strasbourg this morning, and is expected to back Cardiff’s candidacy.

# court-of-auditors - Monday 12 December, 2011

Largest MEP grouping confirms backing for Kevin Cardiff nomination

The European People’s Party, the largest group of MEPs, will vote in favour of Cardiff’s nomination to the European Court of Auditors.

# court-of-auditors - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Cardiff off the agenda at European and Irish committee meetings

Neither the Oireachtas committee on EU Affairs, and the EU Budgetary Control Committee, are due to discuss the Kevin Cardiff situation at today’s meetings.

# court-of-auditors - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Government likely to get second chance on Cardiff nomination

European Parliament rules mean the full plenary vote now cannot give Kevin Cardiff the EU job – opening the door for a second nominee.

# court-of-auditors - Friday 25 November, 2011

German MEP 'felt sympathy' for O'Shea after reading email Exclusive

German MEP Jens Geier also says it remains unclear as to whether the European Parliament can still seal Kevin Cardiff’s fate – due to confusions over voting procedures.

TDs seek urgent meeting with MEPs over Cardiff vote

TDs ask for a meeting to discuss Eoin O’Shea’s emails – as an influential MEP calls for a second meeting on Kevin Cardiff.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know by 9am: Calls for second MEP vote on Cardiff, RTÉ denies prejudice allegations, families at ‘breaking point’ – and a busy day for US shoppers

# court-of-auditors - Thursday 24 November, 2011

In numbers: why you'd want to be on the EU Court of Auditors

You might have to move to Luxembourg, but the pay and expenses regime would more than make up for the inconvenience…

Irish rep on Court of Auditors: I emailed MEPs to lobby against Cardiff

Eoin O’Shea admits to emailing two influential MEPs on the Budgetary Control Committee advising against Kevin Cardiff’s appointment.

# court-of-auditors - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Kevin Cardiff misses EU job by one vote Court Of Auditors This post contains videos

Kevin Cardiff misses EU job by one vote

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Budget may introduce charges for medical cards, plans to burn Bank of Ireland bondholders, and no more ‘Six Degrees of Separation’