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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 (1126)

Life in the Border Counties Post-Brexit: The Challenges? – Doherty20 July, 2017

Help to Buy scheme still doing damage while Fine Gael navel-gaze - Doherty17 July, 2017

Pearse Doherty TD welcomes CCPC’s study of Personal Contract Plans17 July, 2017

‘Thousands will benefit’ as Doherty’s Bill to end the six year rule passes14 July, 2017

No space for net tax cuts in Budget 2018 - Pearse Doherty TD12 July, 2017

Barnier comments expose weakness of Irish Government’s Brexit negotiation strategy – Doherty6 July, 2017

Plan to merge USC and PRSI is a major Government U-Turn - Doherty6 July, 2017

Today’s Fine Gael U-turn: The Fiscal Rules – Doherty6 July, 2017

Raids on Insurance companies ‘welcome’ – Doherty4 July, 2017

Government’s tax policy making the housing crisis worse - Pearse Doherty TD3 July, 2017

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