Philip Lane: has shepherded some of the finest minds in Irish and European economics through their doctoral research theses. Photograph: Eric Luke

Eminent Trinity economist Philip Lane’s impending elevation to the governor’s chair at the Central Bank was warmly welcomed by the corduroy-jacket-wea(...)

Gabriel Fagan, chief economist at the Central Bank: “When you have an economy that falls very sharply, there tends to be, at some point, a sharp pick-up”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

At the launch of the Central Bank’s latest quarterly commentary, chief economist Gabriel Fagan expounded on what’s loosely known at the “elastic band (...)

Central Bank chief economist Gabriel Fagan, and Gillian Phelan, head of monetary policy, at the press conference on the Central Bank’s Quarterly Bulletin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Central Bank has questioned the economic case for an expansionary budget next year, saying there is no need for fiscal policy to support activity(...)

Has the Central Bank hit the target in its trawl for a new chief economist?This week, it announced it has hired Gabriel Fagan from the ECB to take cha(...)

Mr Brady is the latest prominent figure to leave the Central Bank of the team assembled to guide Ireland out of the financial crisis. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Patrick Brady, the director of risk and policy at the Central Bank of Ireland, has resigned in the latest senior exit from the bank. The Central Ba(...)

Gabriel Fagan joins the Central Bank from the European Central Bank, where he held a number of key roles

The Central Bank has announced the appointment of Gabriel Fagan to the role of chief economist.Mr Fagan replaces Lars Frisell, who was appointed chief(...)