Saturday April 4, 2020

An iron fist in a velvet glove

Paschal Donohoe’s warning to the accountancy profession

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
13th November, 2018
Paschal Donohoe spells it out to the financial sector. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has always had a hard edge concealed beneath a polite exterior. No politician who has got to his level could not. But in recent times, the hard edge is becoming a little more visible. That is probably what being in charge of the two government departments with all the money and policy power - Finance and Public Expenditure - does to you.

Donohoe still peppers his speeches and responses with...

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