Sebastian Barnes has been reappointed to the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council by Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe.

Mr Barnes will continue to serve in his current role as chairperson of the council for the duration of his term, having been first appointed to role of full chair of the council in July this year.  

Minister Donohoe congratulated Mr Barnes on his reappointment to the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council. "His contribution to the work of the council has enhanced the public debate and scrutiny that now takes place around complex fiscal and economic issues in Ireland."