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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 (1413)

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Labour caught out on Lisbon – Doherty24 May, 2010

Doherty warns Lifford March that this may only be the beginning24 May, 2010

Proposal for school transport fees a mockery to the notion of free education – Doherty24 May, 2010

Jobs for the unemployed now – Doherty18 May, 2010

Pensions debacle will cause people to turn their backs on politics – Doherty5 May, 2010

Chance for new education minister to right the wrongs of third level cuts – Doherty27 April, 2010

Summer works scheme welcome but no substitute for investment in school buildings – Doherty20 April, 2010

Young unemployed must be given opportunities in public contracts – Doherty9 April, 2010

Government must implement a youth jobs fund – Doherty8 April, 2010

No more education cuts – Doherty6 April, 2010

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