Paschal Donohoe has a ‘very good chance’ of landing IMF job - Michael McGrath

The public expenditure minister has been linked with the top job at the IMF after reports he was in talks over the role emerged last week

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Paschal Donohoe has a “very good chance” of becoming the next head of the International Monetary Fund should the position become available, Michael McGrath has said.

Donohoe, the public expenditure minister, is holding preliminary conversations over becoming the next managing director at the IMF, according to reports which emerged last week.

Donohoe has insisted that he is “fully focused on his current work and responsibilities in Ireland and in the Eurogroup and committed to serving ...