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IoD Webinar: An Update on the Programme for Government and the Irish Economy

Michael McGrath TD

Michael McGrath TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform

IoD Webinar: An Update on the Programme For Government and the Irish Economy

12 November 2020 9:30am

As part of our ongoing work to share exclusive content and insights with members, we are delighted to invite you to join our upcoming webinar with Michael McGrath TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

In this webinar, Minister Michael McGrath TD will provide an update on the Programme for Government and the Irish economy. 

Please note, there will be a live Q&A facility for this webinar.

Michael McGrath TD

Michael McGrath TD

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform

Michael McGrath is currently a TD for Cork South Central and is the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform since June 2020.

As Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael is responsible for delivering well-managed and well-targeted public spending, through modernised, effective and accountable public services. The department oversees the implementation of the National Development Plan, drives the programme of public service reform, and has a key role in decisions made across government.

Michael grew up in the harbour town of Passage West in County Cork. Before entering national politics, Michael served in local government as a member of Passage West Town Council and Cork County Council (Carrigaline electoral area). He was elected to Dáil Éireann in his first election contest in 2007 and has been re-elected in every election since (2011, 2016 and 2020).

Before going into politics full time, Michael held senior positions in both the private sector (Financial Controller, RedFM) and public sector (Head of MIS, UCC). He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and has served on that body’s Audit, Risk and Finance Committee.

In his time in the Dáil, Michael has served on a number of Oireachtas committees including the Finance Committee, the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry, the European Affairs Committee and the Public Accounts Committee.

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Queries

  • For any queries in regards to this webinar, please contact Sharon Kirwan, Senior Events and Membership Executive, IoD Ireland.

How to view this webinar

  •  To view this webinar, please register to attend via the below 'Member Booking' button.
  •  All registered attendees will receive a joining instructions email on Wednesday 11th November, with a link to where you can access the webinar.
  • This webinar will take place via the online platform Zoom. Please download Zoom to your system before the webinar to ensure you can view the webinar.
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  • On the morning of the event, please then click the webinar link in the joining instructions email and you will be able to view the webinar. Please note it will prompt you for your email address before you can join, this is required feature of the Zoom platform. For more information on this, please view: Zoom Video Communications GDPR Compliance