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Pearse Doherty - Spokesperson on Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform

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: Spokesperson on Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform

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 (1158)

Segregation proposal deeply misguided - Doherty20 August, 2008

Doherty expresses concern over neglect of Islands off west coast19 August, 2008

Doherty sets out on constituency tour in campaign to regenerate West of Ireland18 August, 2008

Government still shirking its commitment to the west of Ireland5 August, 2008

New planning guidelines will mean little unless funds for new schools are released - Doherty1 August, 2008

HSE travel cuts will undermine patient care16 July, 2008

Government must minimise negative impact of EU Postal Directive11 July, 2008

Rural Ireland must not pay price for government's abuse of public purse9 July, 2008

Call to suspend Rockall exploration licensing9 July, 2008

Taoiseach must engage with US Presidential candidates on undocumented Irish - Doherty8 July, 2008

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