Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, has been asked whether he would be interested in becoming the next Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, reports RTE.
In response, he did not completely rule himself out of the running but stated that there is currently no vacancy.
Mr Donohoe reiterated that his focus is on his current role as a Minister and the President of the Eurogroup.
Meanwhile, Minister for Finance, Michael McGrath, acknowledged that he is unsure whether Mr Donohoe is interested in the position, but believes he possesses all the necessary qualities to fulfil the role.
Mr McGrath added that it would be an incredible opportunity if the position became available, and that Mr Donohoe would make a great candidate, reports RTE.
However, he clarified that it is entirely up to Mr Donohoe to decide whether he is interested in the role or not.
At this time, it is unknown whether there will even be a vacancy, reports RTE.
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