Fionnán Sheahan: Paschal the Player in IMF pole position – unless ‘twin engine’ of France and Germany have disparate designs

Donohoe has hurdles to overcome on path to Washington but it’s his to lose

Paschal Donohoe could almost treble his salary if he lands IMF role

Fionnán Sheahan

When a third-choice minister is being tipped as European Commissioner, our most influential role on the EU stage, you’ve got to wonder how seriously we take international affairs.

Meanwhile, exactly a decade after our country exited a bailout, an Irishman is in the running to head up the International Monetary Fund.