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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 (1339)

‘Momentous day’ as Dáil passes ’No Consent, No Sale’ legislation - Pearse Doherty TD31 January, 2019

It is time to end the vulture fixation and put people first – Pearse Doherty TD29 January, 2019

Fine Gael preparing to use Brexit as cover for right wing agenda – Pearse Doherty TD29 January, 2019

Pearse Doherty TD to move legislation to prevent vulture funds from preying on mortgage holders23 January, 2019

Pearse Doherty TD calls for full public investigation into overspend at National Children’s Hospital17 January, 2019

Taoiseach must engage with Nurses & Midwives Union Representatives – Pearse Doherty TD15 January, 2019

State must stand firm on tax sovereignty - Pearse Doherty TD15 January, 2019

Fine Gael letting the mask slip in push to shield the wealthy from Property Tax – Pearse Doherty TD14 January, 2019

We must limit moneylenders, not compete with them – Doherty8 January, 2019

Low and middle income families must be protected from carbon tax increases - Pearse Doherty TD7 January, 2019

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