“Paschal Donohoe has gained vast experience in a multitude of government roles and has always kept the European dimension of his work in mind. He is skilled in finding and delivering compromises in challenging times”, commented Markus Ferber MEP, EPP Group Spokesman on Economic Affairs, following the election of Paschal Donohoe as new President of the Eurogroup.

“As the Irish Finance Minister, he simply has an excellent record of accomplishment. The EPP Group is looking forward to fruitful cooperation with Paschal Donohoe. In the years to come, the Eurozone will face many challenges and we are looking forward to working towards overcoming them together”, Ferber concluded.


The EPP Group is the largest political group in the European Parliament with 187 Members from all EU Member States

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