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Evidence to Parliamentary Committees


Kevin Cardiff has given extensive evidence in relation to the financial crisis to various committees of the Oireachtas, the Irish palriament, both while an official of the Department of Finance and since.  The most important has been his evidence to the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry

Cardiffs' extensive evidence to the Banking Inquiry was composed of the following:-

  1. A Statement to the Inquiry, with appendices.  Available here:
  2. Extensive documentation to support the written evidence. 
  3. Oral Evidence provided during public hearings.  Transcripts are available here: 
  4. Two further letters in relation to supplementary questions from the committee: 


Cardiff has also appeared at other Oireachtas committees (see below) and provided evidence and opinion in relation to the economic and financial crisis to the Regling/Watson inquiry, the Honohan inquiry, the Nyberg inquiry, the Wright group and in certain legal proceedings.

Oireachtas Committee appearances included the following:

  • Joint Committee on Economic and Regulatory Affairs
    • 8 July 2009
  • Committee of Public Accounts
    • 6 May 2010
    • 15 July 2010 (closed session)
    • 22 July 2010
    • 21 October 2010
    • 21 July 2011