Paschal Donohoe: Eurogroup reforms will create a safety net for failing banks

As president of the Eurogroup of finance ministers, it was a priority for me to reach agreement on this crucial deal to ensure financial stability

Minister for Finance and Eurogroup president Paschal Donohoe

Citizens across the European Union depend on their governments to provide fundamental public services so that everyone has access to healthcare, education, security and so much more. Providing these public services is integral to the bond between the citizen and the state.

As president of the Eurogroup, which comprises the finance ministers from across the EU, it is my duty to ensure the eurozone finance ministers agree on how we can best act together in ...