Central Bank governor Philip Lane said there were “very clear areas for improvement such as leadership and clarity on strategy and direction”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Central Bank governor Philip Lane, who is in the middle of a two-horse race for a key European Central Bank (ECB) position, has acknowledged to his 1(...)

Central Bank  governor Philip Lane, pictured on his first day in office in November 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Trinity College Dublin economics professor John O’Hagan didn’t think much of it when he hadn’t heard in weeks from the third-year student he’d hired i(...)

Philip Lane, governor of the Central Bank. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The governor of the Central Bank Philip Lane won strong backing for his candidacy for the vice-presidency of the European Central Bank from MEPs (...)

Philip Lane, governor of the Central Bank: going for the position of  vice president in the European Central Bank.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The governor of the Irish Central Bank, Philip Lane, faces only one other candidate in the race to become vice-president of the European Central Bank.(...)

Paschal Donohoe declined to say who might succeed Prof Lane in the event of his moving to the ECB. Photograph: Collins

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has pledged to throw the “full weight” of Ireland’s diplomatic services to secure the European Central Bank vice-pres(...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane: to be nominated as a candidate for the job of ECB vice-president.

Central Bank governor Philip Lane is to be nominated as a candidate for the job of European Central Bank vice-president. Minister for Finance Paschal (...)

Philip Lane, governor of the Central Bank: Mr Lane would also be seen as a strong contender for the job of ECB chief economist. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe is to update the Cabinet on Tuesday on whether he will nominate an Irish candidate for the post of ECB vice-presi(...)

Portuguese finance minister Mario Centeno called for candidates to replace European Central Bank vice-president Vitor Constancio, whose term expires in May. Photograph: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

Greece has neared a key milestone in its financial-crisis history, as its creditors started discussing better repayment terms for its bailout loans an(...)

Ireland’s first ECB board member? While Spain looks well placed to secure the next vacancy for its economy minister Luis de Guindos, Central Bank Governor Philip Lane is also thought to be in contention. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Euro area governments will kick off the process on Monday of finding a successor to Vítor Constâncio as vice-president of the European Central Bank w(...)

Central Bank of Ireland governor Philip Lane (left) with deputy governor Sharon Donnery. Both are tipped for key roles with the European Central Bank. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government is facing an interesting game of poker, as a string of top jobs come up at the European Central Bank over the next two years. The first(...)

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