Paschal Donohoe, TD
Paschal is the Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery & Reform.
He served as Minister for Finance from June 27th 2020 to 17th December 2022. He was re-appointed Minister for Finance on June 27, 2020.
Paschal was appointed Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure & Reform on 14 June 2017. He previously served as Minister of Public Expenditure and Reform from May 6, 2016 to June 27, 2020. He previously served as Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport from July 2014 to May 2016. He was the Minister of State for European Affairs at the Departments of the Taoiseach and Foreign Affairs and Trade from July 2013 to July 2014. He was elected to the Dáil in February 2011, and was previously elected to Seanad Éireann in 2007, where he was the Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Transport.
Paschal was a member of Dublin City Council from 2004 to 2007. He was educated at St. Declan’s CBS, Cabra and Trinity College, Dublin. After graduation he worked in the UK and Ireland, and became the Sales & Marketing Director for a multinational company. Paschal is married with two young children and lives in Shandon Park, Phibsborough.