Irish cbank governor nominated for another term

Ireland's Minister for Finance Charlie McCreevy on Feb 16, 2001 said he has formally asked the president of Ireland, Mary McAleese, to re-appoint Maurice O'Connell as governor of the Central Bank of Ireland for another seven-year term. O'Connell, 65, said last month that he had been asked to stay on to oversee the implementation of the euro in early 2002. McCreevy said he was "particularly keen" to see the current governor continue throughout the euro changeover project.

O'Connell was due to

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