Philip Lane, governor of the Central bank of Ireland, believes a Brexit deal will happen.

Central Bank of Ireland governor Philip Lane believes the UK and the European Union will eventually agree on a withdrawal deal, with a long transition(...)

Philip Lane’s departure from the Central Bank would create a race for the governorship of the institution. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Central Bank governor Philip Lane is poised to win the State’s first executive seat at the European Central Bank (ECB), triggering a succession race t(...)

Philip Lane: three years into the job as Central Bank governor this month, he may soon become the shortest-ever holder of the position. Photograph: Tom Honan

It was the year Ronald Reagan was sworn in for a second term as US president, Bruce Springsteen’s album Born in the USA topped the charts, and more th(...)

Sharon Donnery, deputy governor of the Central Bank, surprised Government officials when she put her name forward in August to lead the ECB’s Single Supervisory Mechanism. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Central Bank deputy governor Sharon Donnery has been beaten by an Italian economist in a competition to become the next chair of the European Central (...)

Sharon Donnery, a deputy governor of the Central Bank, reportedly has Germany’s backing to become the next head of the ECB’s banking supervision arm. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The German government is supporting the Republic in securing two top positions at the European Central Bank (ECB), which would go against convention (...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane has been widely considered the leading name to succeed ECB chief economist Peter Praet when he steps down early next year. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe was certain his calculation to pull his man from the race for the vice-presidency of the European Central Bank (E(...)

Philip Lane, governor of the Central Bank, is a holder of a doctorate in economics. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is unlikely to put a name forward for upcoming openings at the top of the euro-zone’s banking supervision authority, as it concentrates(...)

German Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann: a perennial critic of the ECB’s long-standing quantitative easing programme. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Next year there will be a changing of the guard at the European Central Bank as Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann is being tipped to succeed current pres(...)

Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann said public discussion of who will succeed Mario Draghi as ECB president had started “much too early”. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Jens Weidmann has signalled he is open to succeeding Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank, the Bundesbank chief’s strongest hint so (...)

Britain’s top Brexit official, David Davis, in Vienna this week: some Europeans, he said, “fear Brexit could lead to an Anglo-Saxon race to the bottom with Britain plunged into a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction”.

UK Brexit secretary David Davis this week ruled out a “Mad Max-style” dystopia in Britain after it leaves the EU, dashing hopes Theresa May, Boris Joh(...)

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