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# european-court-of-auditors - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says

Jun 29th 2021, 6:58 PM 12,212 Views 4 Comments

A report from the European Court of Auditors said many passengers were forced to accept vouchers for cancelled flights.

# european-court-of-auditors - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Cash for underused airports and farms used for motocross: How the EU wasted billions
# Slow Clap
# Slow Clap

Cash for underused airports and farms used for motocross: How the EU wasted billions

Nov 10th 2015, 9:56 AM 13,501 Views 29 Comments

The EU’s financial watchdog said the ‘error rate’ for spending was over 4% of the union’s budget.

# european-court-of-auditors - Thursday 10 July, 2014

EU Commission seeks return of €57m in farm support payments
# CAP
# CAP

EU Commission seeks return of €57m in farm support payments

Jul 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,091 Views 11 Comments

European Court of Auditors says Commission did not properly supervise Member States in the calculation of CAP entitlements.

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

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

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

Nov 6th 2012, 5:21 PM 8,315 Views 19 Comments

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

# european-court-of-auditors - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Kevin Cardiff's Department of Finance successor named
# Secretary General
# Secretary General

Kevin Cardiff's Department of Finance successor named

Mar 6th 2012, 6:17 PM 5,087 Views 42 Comments

The department’s Second Secretary is stepping up to the top post following Cardiff’s appointment to the European Court of Auditors.

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

Kevin Cardiff takes up Court of Auditors post today
# Court Of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors

Kevin Cardiff takes up Court of Auditors post today

Mar 1st 2012, 12:00 PM 1,826 Views 24 Comments

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

# european-court-of-auditors - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Three countries refuse to sign off on EU accounts for 2010
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

Three countries refuse to sign off on EU accounts for 2010

Feb 22nd 2012, 9:37 AM 2,989 Views 8 Comments

The UK, Sweden and the Netherlands refused to sign off after the European Court of Auditors reported accounting errors.

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

MEPs approve Kevin Cardiff's nomination to Court of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors

MEPs approve Kevin Cardiff's nomination to Court of Auditors

Dec 13th 2011, 11:27 AM 1,622 Views 26 Comments

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
# Court Of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors

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

Dec 13th 2011, 7:53 AM 761 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Largest MEP grouping confirms backing for Kevin Cardiff nomination
# Court Of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors

Largest MEP grouping confirms backing for Kevin Cardiff nomination

Dec 12th 2011, 4:25 PM 2,070 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Cardiff off the agenda at European and Irish committee meetings
# Kevin Cardiff
# Kevin Cardiff

Cardiff off the agenda at European and Irish committee meetings

Nov 29th 2011, 10:27 AM 847 Views 3 Comments

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.

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

Government likely to get second chance on Cardiff nomination
# Kevin Cardiff
# Kevin Cardiff

Government likely to get second chance on Cardiff nomination

Nov 27th 2011, 8:15 AM 1,947 Views 9 Comments

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

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

German MEP 'felt sympathy' for O'Shea after reading email
# Court Of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors

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

Nov 25th 2011, 4:46 PM 3,243 Views 4 Comments

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
# Court Of Auditors
# Court Of Auditors

TDs seek urgent meeting with MEPs over Cardiff vote

Nov 25th 2011, 10:05 AM 1,391 Views 21 Comments

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

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

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Nov 24th 2011, 7:34 PM 2,552 Views 1 Comment

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as all the bits and pieces you may have missed.

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

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

Nov 24th 2011, 3:46 PM 6,266 Views 35 Comments

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
# Eoin O'Shea

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

Nov 24th 2011, 2:14 PM 5,511 Views 32 Comments

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

Gilmore: Kevin Cardiff 'remains the government nominee' for EU job
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Gilmore: Kevin Cardiff 'remains the government nominee' for EU job

Nov 24th 2011, 11:49 AM 1,187 Views 27 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore defends the nomination of Kevin Cardiff to the European Court of Auditors – and stands by his man.

Irish MEPs divided on Kevin Cardiff's rejection by EU committee
# Kevin Cardiff
# Kevin Cardiff

Irish MEPs divided on Kevin Cardiff's rejection by EU committee

Nov 24th 2011, 8:18 AM 1,544 Views 17 Comments

The Government will meet today to discuss the fallout from yesterday’s vote.

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

Kevin Cardiff still in with chance of EU job: De Rossa
# Kevin Cardiff
# Kevin Cardiff

Kevin Cardiff still in with chance of EU job: De Rossa

Nov 23rd 2011, 8:44 PM 3,060 Views 32 Comments

It’s not over yet, as committee rapparteur plans to recommend acceptance of Cardiff’s nomination.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Nov 23rd 2011, 7:24 PM 3,117 Views 2 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

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 3,280 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 6,721 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 1,218 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.

# european-court-of-auditors - Monday 21 November, 2011

Childers bemoans Gilmore’s handling of Labour bullying claims
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Childers bemoans Gilmore’s handling of Labour bullying claims

Nov 21st 2011, 2:34 PM 1,918 Views 13 Comments

MEP Nessa Childers says she is disappointed that Eamon Gilmore did not personally get in touch over claims she was bullied.

# european-court-of-auditors - 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 1,001 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