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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 (1217)

Government attack on Irish Language would make Deputies of the first Dáil turn in their graves26 January, 2009

Ionsaí rialtais ar an Ghaeilge a chuirfeadh samhnas ar Theachtaí na Chéad Dála26 January, 2009

Doherty slams latest broadband setback22 January, 2009

Doherty slams Bus Éireann cutbacks21 January, 2009

Doherty opposes nationalisation of Anglo Irish Bank in Seanad20 January, 2009

Major report on West of Ireland adopted by Oireachtas Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Committee14 January, 2009

Hands off Western Development Commission – Doherty6 January, 2009

Full substitute cover must be permanently retained in all schools - Doherty12 December, 2008

CSO figures highlight Government's broadband failure - Doherty10 December, 2008

O'Keeffe must reverse all education cuts - Doherty5 December, 2008

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