Minister Paschal Donohoe TD

3rd February, 2023

Paschal Donohoe TD is the Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery, and Reform. He previously served as Minister for Finance from June 2017 to December 2022, having been re-appointed to the role in June 2020.

Minister Donohoe was elected President of the Eurogroup on 9 July 2020, taking up his first two-and-a-half-year term on 13 July 2020. He was re-elected on 5 December 2022, beginning his second mandate on 13 January 2023.

From May 2016 – June 2020, he served as the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, and from July 2014 – May 2016, as the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport. He also held the position of Minister for European Affairs at the Department of An Taoiseach and the Department of Foreign Affairs from July 2013 – July 2014.

Minister Donohoe was first elected as a TD in February 2011 for the Dublin Central constituency. Prior to this he was a member of Seanad Éireann from 2007 – 2011. He also served as member of Dublin City Council from 2004 – 2007.

He 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 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.

Minister Donohoe is a graduate of the Trinity College Dublin, with a degree in Politics and Economics and he attended St. Declan’s Christian Brothers School.

Contact Paschal by phone on 01 6183689 or by email at