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Department of Finance taking over IFS 2020 strategy

Responsibility within Government for developing the IFS sector has been moved to the Department of Finance from the Taoiseach’s office.

Following Eoghan Murphy appointment as Minister of State for financial services at the Department of Finance.

A recent statement by the Department of Finance said this would provide a “more co-ordinated and streamlined approach” to the Government’s IFS 2020 Strategy, which is designed to create 10,000 net new jobs over the next four years.

International financial services has come under the umbrella of the Department of the Taoiseach since Charlie Haughey’s time in office.

11/08/2016