Deloitte awarded contract at Irish central bank

Deloitte and Touche has been awarded a contract to carry out an external audit at the Irish central bank.

Deloitte is set to replace PricewaterhouseCoopers as the auditor at the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland in a contract worth an estimated 250,000, according to eTenders website for Irish public tenders.

Asked if the PPARS controversy had any impact in the tendering process, a spokesman for the Central Bank was quoted as saying it did not and added: "Deloitte is one o