June 27, 2012
The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, will speak at a conference entitled Financial Crisis: International and National Perspectives along with Minister Michael Noonan, Ireland's Minister for Finance. The event will take place at Aula Maxima, National University of Ireland (NUI) in Galway, Ireland at 2:15 p.m. (local time).
A media availability will follow.
This special event coincides with Minister Flaherty's conferral with an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by NUI Galway the following day.
Minister Flaherty will be available to Canadian journalists via conference call following the conferral of his honorary degree.
The conference call will take place at 10:30 a.m. EDT (3:30 p.m. – Galway time).
Journalists who would like to take part in the conference call must dial 613-960-7526,
or 1-877-413-4814 in North America, and enter pass code 7468665, at least 10 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin.
For further information:
Mary Ann Dewey-Plante
Office of the Minister of Finance
Department of Finance