Paschal Donohoe, Ireland’s minister for finance and public expenditure and reform spoke on the topic of “Ireland, Brexit, and the Future of Transatlantic Relations” on December 11, 2018, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. PIIE Senior Fellow Jacob Kirkegaard chaired the event and led off the discussion with Minister Donohoe.
In June 2017, Donohoe was appointed as minister for finance and public expenditure and reform and also became European Investment Bank governor for Ireland. Before his appointment, he served as minister for public expenditure and reform from May 2016 to June 2017 and as minister for transport, tourism and sport from July 2014 to May 2016. Donohoe held the position of minister for European Affairs for Ireland from July 2013 to July 2014.