Public expenditure mandarin tipped as new Central Bank boss

Robert Watt likely to get the nod after a meeting of the cabinet this week.

18th October, 2015
Patrick Honohan is leaving his post in the Central Bank

One of the country’s top civil servants is set to be appointed as the next governor of the Central Bank within the next few days.

Robert Watt, the secretary-general of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, is likely to get the nod after a meeting of the cabinet this week.

Finance minister Michael Noonan is to meet with the committee which conducted a domestic and international search for a replacement for Patrick...

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