Irish government hold on c bank gov post must end

ARTICLE - It is likely the Government will appoint a new governor for the Central Bank of Ireland within the next few months. Although the incumbent, Mr Maurice O'Connell, was appointed to a second term earlier this year, it is understood that he will step down once the euro changeover has been completed early in 2002.

From the Irish Times, 23 November

Historically, the governorship has been awarded to a senior civil servant from within the Department of Finance. This is a tradition that should

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