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This address by Minister Donohoe was the fifth in a series of lectures on Populism and the Challenges to the Liberal Order, which is co-hosted by the IIEA and Trinity College Dublin in association with Trinity Research in Social Sciences (TRiSS). The series seeks to examine the underlying effects which are drawing voters towards populist and anti-establishment movements and to gain a better understanding of the consequences that may follow.


About the Speaker:

Paschal Donohoe is TD for Dublin Central and has been Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform since June 2017. Prior to that, he served as Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform from May 2016. He also previously served as he served as the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport and Minister of State for European Affairs. He was elected as a TD for Dublin Central in February 2011. Prior to this, he was a member of Seanad Éireann from 2007 to 2011.