Archive for the category: ‘Speeches’

Speech by President of Eurogroup, Minister Paschal Donohoe to the ECON Committee of the European Parliament

25th January, 2021

Madam Chair, Honourable Members of the European Parliament’s ECON Committee, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Thank you very much for inviting me for this economic......

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Statement Eurogroup President Donohoe following Eurogroup meeting

18th January, 2021

Good evening everyone, and a very happy and a healthy new year to all of you. One of my hopes for 2021 is to......

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End-year Exchequer returns remarks

5th January, 2021

Good afternoon everyone.   The Exchequer returns, which we are publishing today, provide a stark picture of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on......

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Remarks by Paschal Donohoe following the Eurogroup video conference of 16 December 2020

16th December, 2020

Good afternoon, everybody. We had a very productive and efficient Eurogroup meeting today. We also had the pleasure of welcoming a new finance minister......

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Finance Bill 2020 Second Stage Opening Speech

4th November, 2020

A Cheann Comhairle, I move that this Bill be read a second time.       When the Budget was announced three weeks ago, I said......

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Remarks by President Donohoe following the Eurogroup video conference of 3 November 2020

3rd November, 2020

Today’s virtual Eurogroup meeting comes at a time when governments across Europe face serious challenges on the health and economic front. Some are also......

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Budget Day Speech 2021

13th October, 2020

A Cheann Comhairle,   When I presented Budget 2020 we confronted the main challenge then facing our country – a hard Brexit. This year,......

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Budget 2021: White Paper Opening remarks by Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe T.D.

9th October, 2020

Good afternoon to all and thank you for coming here today. As you know, next Tuesday and Minister McGrath and I will present Budget......

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Remarks by Paschal Donohoe following the Eurogroup video conference of 5 October 2020

5th October, 2020

Good afternoon. Today’s Eurogroup was in the form of a videoconference again. I obviously look forward to the day we can all meet again......

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Speech by Minister Donohoe at Ibec virtual event: ‘Europe, Digital Policy/Opportunities & Recovery from the Pandemic’

2nd October, 2020

I would like to thank the Irish Business and Employers Confederation (Ibec) for the invitation to speak today.   Ibec has been a strong......

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