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Ireland Resident Representative Site

What we do in Ireland

Rock of Cashel, Ireland

Rock of Cashel, Ireland

The IMF office in Ireland opened in September 2011, with Peter Breuer as the Resident Representative. The office keeps the IMF abreast of economic and social developments in Ireland and supports the authorities by explaining the views of the Fund. It also liaises with stakeholders and the teams of the European Commission and the European Central Bank.

Who we are

Mr. Peter Breuer is the Resident Representative of the IMF in Ireland. He has extensive experience covering a wide range of countries and policy issues. Prior to taking up his current position, he served as Assistant to the Director in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department. Before that, Mr. Breuer worked in the IMF’s Asia-Pacific, European, International Capital Markets, Strategy and Policy Review, and Research Departments. Policy areas he has covered include capital markets and financial stability, as well as debt sustainability and restructuring issues. Previous country responsibilities include Argentina, Bulgaria, Hong Kong, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay. Mr. Breuer holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from Brown University, a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and a B.A. from Vassar College.

Mr. Paul Moley assists the Resident Representative and manages the office, handling all administrative and technical issues. He has six years experience working at the Central Bank of Ireland in both, Financial Regulation and Central Banking. Paul holds a M.Sc. in Economic Policy Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, both from the University of Dublin, Trinity College.

Useful Links


Houses of the Oireachtas

Government News Service

Government Departments

Department of the Taoiseach

Department of Finance

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Department of Foreign Affairs

Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Department of Social Protection

Central Bank

Central Bank of Ireland

Statutory Bodies

National Assets Management Agency

National Treasury Management Agency

Industrial Development Agency

Enterprise Ireland

Data sources

Central Statistics Office

Economic and Social Research Institute


Irish Times

Irish Independent

Irish Examiner



Irish Economy