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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 (1287)

Micheál Martin spinning mistruths and non-solutions – Pearse Doherty TD12 September, 2018

Sinn Féin proposes three year rent freeze and tax relief for renters – Pearse Doherty TD12 September, 2018

Report on Banks’ Corporation Tax shows €117m in tax foregone in 2017 - Pearse Doherty TD5 September, 2018

Minister Donohue’s Corporation Tax Roadmap is a forced march - Pearse Doherty TD5 September, 2018

Tax receipts ‘a wake up call to government’ – Doherty5 September, 2018

Pearse Doherty TD welcomes Bank of Ireland rowing back on cashless banks28 August, 2018

Fine Gael's Housing Crisis ‘putting renters in dire need of help’ – Doherty28 August, 2018

Pearse Doherty TD says failure to tax banks shows government's true budget priorities23 August, 2018

Revenue figures show income inequality still blights Irish society - Pearse Doherty TD22 August, 2018

School subcontractors must be paid for their work - Pearse Doherty TD26 July, 2018

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