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Pearse Doherty TD

Tel: 074-9532832
Email: pearse.doherty@oireachtas.ie
Website: www.pearsedoherty.ie/wordpress
Twitter: twitter.com/PearseDoherty

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: pearsedohertytd@gmail.com 

Oireachtas contact:

Tel: 01 6183960 Email: pearse.doherty@oir.ie

Date completed:28/5/13

Statements (867)

Pearse Doherty travelling to Greece on invite of Syriza3 July, 2015

Government still bows to the banks on mortgage rates – Doherty1 July, 2015

European institutions ‘holding Greece to ransom’ – Doherty29 June, 2015

Government will not stand up to banks on interest rates – Doherty10 June, 2015

Doherty calls for support for Sinn Féin bill to cap mortgage interest rates10 June, 2015

Pearse Doherty's speech during the Dáil debate on IBRC Terms of Reference9 June, 2015

Government must prevent multimillion payout to IBRC junior bondholders – Doherty9 June, 2015

Sinn Féin to move legislation to cap mortgage interest rates6 June, 2015

Almost four homes a day being repossessed – Doherty4 June, 2015

Fiscal Council cuts through government spin and show real cuts ahead – Doherty4 June, 2015

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