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Pearse Doherty - Deputy Leader (Dáil), Spokesperson on Finance and Public Expenditure and 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]

Sinn Fein Constituency Office
Address: Unit 16 Chestnut Road, Ballybofey Co. Donegal.  
Phone No.: 074 91 30899

Oireachtas contact:

Tel: 01 6183960 Email: [email protected]

Statements (1643)

Sinn Féin legislation would require insurers to report savings passed onto customers as a result of Personal Injuries Guidelines - Pearse Doherty TD20 April, 2021

KBC exit a blow to Irish banking sector that requires explanation and action – Pearse Doherty TD16 April, 2021

Stability Programme Update lacks ambition needed for a fair economic recovery - Pearse Doherty TD14 April, 2021

Ulster Bank receive record €38 million fine for disgraceful treatment of customers, but not a single individual held to account - Pearse Doherty TD25 March, 2021

Transparency needed on how insurance industry passes savings onto customers as a result of new guidelines - Pearse Doherty TD24 March, 2021

Serious questions remain for Davy and Government over Central Bank investigation – Pearse Doherty TD10 March, 2021

NTMA must clarify if Davy will have role in bond auction – Pearse Doherty TD8 March, 2021

Davy resignations welcome but accountability should not be at the discretion of the financial sector - Pearse Doherty TD6 March, 2021

Minister’s response to actions of senior executives at Davy Stockbrokers reveals little interest in accountability - Pearse Doherty TD3 March, 2021

Minister for Finance must explain decision to allow Goodbody to dodge the banker bonus levy despite being bought by AIB - Pearse Doherty TD2 March, 2021

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