Spain’s Economy Minister Luis de Guindos addresses a recent news conference. He is opposing Ireland’s Philip Lane for the job of ECB vice-presdient

The nomination of Governor Philip Lane to contest the post as vice-president of the European Central Bank was a welcome one. Perhaps informed by the B(...)

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 (...)

Central Bank of Ireland governor  Philip Lane: if he wins, it will be the first time Ireland is represented on the ECB’s executive board. Photograph: RollingNews.ie

Central Bank governor Philip Lane and his rival for the vice-presidency of the European Central Bank last night faced a grilling by MEPs at the parlia(...)

Spanish minister of economic affairs  Luis de Guindos  Photograph: Getty Images

The European Central Bank’s second-highest post is Spain’s to lose, a survey of euro-area governments indicates. Portugal, Malta, Slovakia and Latvia(...)

Spanish economy minister Luis de Guindos. Photograph: Angel Diaz/EPA

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe remains optimistic about Central Bank Governor, Philip Lane’s chance of landing the European Central Bank (EC(...)

Luis de Guindos: Spain will not confirm the minister as its candidate for the ECB job unless it is sure of a win.   Photograph: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

There has been much talk in Government and banking circles about the decision by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe to nominate Philip Lane, the gov(...)

Luis de Guindos, Spain’s finance minister, arrives for a Eurogroup meeting of EU finance ministers in Brussels, Belgium last month.   Photographer: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

Spanish economy minister Luis de Guindos, the longtime frontrunner to become the next vice president of the European Central Bank, is facing some resi(...)

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 (...)

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