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Pearse Doherty - Spokesperson on Finance

Pearse Doherty is the Finance Spokesperson for Sinn Féin and TD for the Constituency of Donegal South West. A founding member of Ógra Shinn Féin, serving on its National Executive between 1998 and 2001, he is currently a member of the Ard Comhairle of the party.

Pearse Doherty is the Finance Spokesperson for Sinn Féin and TD for the Constituency of Donegal South West. A founding member of Ógra Shinn Féin, serving on its National Executive between 1998 and 2001, he is currently a member of the Ard Comhairle of the party.

Pearse served as the party’s first Senator, elected onto the Agricultural Panel in 2007 before being elected as a TD in the 2010 Donegal South West by-election, held following a successful High Court case which he took against the Government. He topped the poll in the general election which followed.

Keen to address the problems facing ordinary people, Pearse completed a report “Awakening the West” during his time as a Senator, which focused on the marginalisation of western counties and proposals for the development of the region.  As Finance spokesperson, he is responsible for the preparation of the party’s annual alternative budget submission, which aims to promote a fairer and progressive economy.

 Pearse is currently a director of Donegal Charity Shop, Chairperson of the Phádraig Mhícheáil Airt Committee, a member of the GAA and involved with the local scouts group. Pearse lives in the Gaeltacht area of Gweedore with his wife Roisín and his four young sons. A member of Guth na Gaeltachta and fluent Irish speaker, Pearse is a keen advocate of the Irish Language and the development of the Gaeltacht regions.


Name: Pearse Doherty

Constituency: Donegal South West

Portfolio: finance

Oireachtas/Stormont/EU Commitees:  Joint Committee on Finance and Public Expenditure

Twitter account : www.twitter.com/PearseDoherty
Facebook account: www.facebook.com/PearseDohertyTD

Website address: www.pearsedoherty.ie

LinkedIn/Other Social Media accounts: pinterest.com/PearseDoherty

Constituency Office: Magheraclogher, Derrybeg, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal 
Tel: 0749532832 

Email: [email protected]

Oireachtas contact:

Tel: 01 6183960 Email: [email protected]

Date completed:28/5/13

Statements (980)

Noonan should blame the fiscal rules not the fiscal referee – Doherty28 June, 2016

Doherty calls for big attendance at National Demonstration to protest car insurance costs on Saturday28 June, 2016

Noonan’s “taskforce” on motor insurance hasn’t started looking at reasons for huge jump in premiums - Doherty23 June, 2016

Noonan flips flops on major mortgage arrears commitment - Doherty23 June, 2016

Minister for Flood Defence hasn’t met insurance industry yet - Pearse Doherty TD22 June, 2016

Mortgage rules review being undermined by refusal to publish data on exceptions – Doherty21 June, 2016

Summer Economic Statement maps out a continuation of defeated policies – Doherty21 June, 2016

Government cannot blame EU for lack of public investment – Doherty13 June, 2016

Doherty welcomes passing of Sinn Féin’s amendment to Motor Insurance motion9 June, 2016

Time to get to the root causes of car insurance hikes - Pearse Doherty TD8 June, 2016

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