Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe is in Washington this week for a series of meetings with members of the US administration.

Mr Donohoe will also hold talks with senior members of Congress, as well as with the heads of the IMF and the World Bank.

Discussions will focus on US-Irish relations, trade, taxation and Brexit.

The minister will meet key members of the Trump administration, including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett.

There will also be meetings with senior members of Congress on Capitol Hill, the Managing Director of the IMF and the CEO of the World Bank.

Tomorrow, Mr Donohoe will deliver a public address at the Peterson Institute entitled 'Ireland, Brexit and the Future of Transatlantic Relations'.