Colm O Reardon

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Sharon Donnery: the deputy Central Bank governor for the past three years was the odds-on favourite for the job

News that Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe had looked to the other side of the world for a next Central Bank governor, Gabriel Makhlouf, prompted (...)

Gabriel Makhlouf: in June 2000 he published an OECD report accusing 19 organisation members, including Ireland, of operating potentially harmful tax regimes

The overseas official set to become the next Central Bank governor presided over an OECD report that named Ireland during the Celtic Tiger years among(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  makes a Brexit statement at Government Buildings. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this week continued efforts to coax British MPs towards a consensus that might solve the Brexit impasse, when he insisted Brita(...)

 The vacancy at the Central Bank of Ireland arose when governor Philip Lane moved to the European Central Bank. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The competition to find the next governor of the Central Bank has been narrowed down to a shortlist of four candidates, including bookies’ favourite, (...)

UK prime minister Theresa May and German chancellor Angela Merkel during a lighter moment at the start of this week’s emergency summit in Brussels. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/Reuters

German chancellor Angela Merkel went out of her way to include UK prime minister Theresa May in a lighter moment at the start of this week’s emergency(...)

John Fell, the longest-serving Irish staff member at the ECB, is understood to be among individuals who put their names forward for the Central Bank governorship.

The most senior Irish member of staff at the European Central Bank (ECB) and the deputy secretary general of the Department of Health have emerged as (...)

Independent Alliance’s Finian McGrath and Shane Ross: Michael Noonan and Enda Kenny didn’t trust them enough to share all the information they were getting out of Brussels. Photo: RollingNews.ie

Unless there is a radical resetting of relations between the two sides of the Government, there seems to be little future for the Government. A compl(...)

Fine Gael strategist Andrew McDowell, who is leaving Government for a top job with the European Investment Bank which comes with a €275,000 salary

It will be little remarked upon outside the Merrion Street and Leinster House bubble, but one of the most significant figures in Irish politics in re(...)

Colm O’Reardon (second from left) is a brother of Labour Minister of State Aodhán Ó Ríordáin. Photograph: Alan Betson

The former economic adviser to ex-tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is set to take up a senior civil service position in the Department of Health. Colm O’Reardo(...)

Who runs Ireland?

THE POLITICIANS ENDA KENNY Taoiseach Kenny holds the most powerful political position in the land. He is chief of the Cabinet, has the f(...)