Event Details

Monday, April 15, 2019

IRELAND: Luncheon with His Excellency Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure, and Reform

Event Information

Date & time

Monday, April 15, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Washington, DC


Jeffrey Donald at +1-917-346-9029 or jdonald@bciu.org

This is an off the record luncheon with His Excellency Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure, and Reform, Government of Ireland. Hosting opportunities are available. 

For more information, please contact Jeffrey Donald at jdonald@bciu.org or +1-917-346-9029.


Biographical Information

His Excellency Paschal Donohoe is the Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Dublin Central. In June 2017, he was appointed as the Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform.

Prior to his appointment as the Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, he served from May 2016 to June 2017, as the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, and from July 2014 to May 2016, as the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport. Minister Donohoe has also held the position of Minister for European Affairs at the Department of An Taoiseach and the Department of Foreign Affairs from July 2013 to July 2014.

He was elected as a Teachta Dála in February 2011, where he topped the poll in Dublin Central. Prior to his election, he was a member of Seanad Éireann from 2007 to 2011. He served as member of Dublin City Council from 2004 to 2007.

Minister Donohoe was formerly the Chair of Ireland’s Future in Europe Oireachtas Sub-Committee, as well as a member of the Public Accounts Committee. He has also served as the Vice-Chair of the European Affairs Committee and, as a Senator; he served as a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport.

During his time as member of Dublin City Council, he served as Chair of the Environment and Engineering Strategic Policy Committee, as a member of the Corporate Policy Group and as Chairman of the Central Area Committee.

Minister Donohoe is a graduate of University of Dublin, Trinity College, with a degree in Politics and Economics and has attended St. Declan’s Christian Brother's School in Cabra, Dublin.