Minister Paschal Donohoe is the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform since June 15th 2017. Previously he served, from May 2016-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. Mr Donohoe has also held the position as the Minister for European Affairs at the Department of An Taoiseach and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade from July 2013 to July 2014.
He was elected to Dáil Éireann (Irish Parliament) in February 2011 representing the constituency of Dublin Central. Prior to his election, he was a member of Seanad Éireann (Irish Senate) from 2007 to 2011. He served as member of Dublin City Council from 2004 to 2007.
He is a graduate of the University of Dublin, Trinity College, with a degree in Politics and Economics.
Alternate Governor: Nicholas O'Brien