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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 (345)

Sinn Féin seek urgent clarification on budget allocation for Mica Redress12 October, 2021

Minister for Finance must clarify Government position on updated text of OECD tax agreement – Pearse Doherty TD5 October, 2021

Minister for Finance cannot clarify tax reliefs gifted to data centres at a time when our electricity supply is under threat - Pearse Doherty TD28 September, 2021

The banking levy must be extended with revenue contributing to 100 percent redress scheme – Pearse Doherty TD27 September, 2021

Questions over how pharmaceutical giant 'used Irish and Maltese structures to avoid tax' – Pearse Doherty TD15 September, 2021

Sinn Féin select Pádraig Delargy and Ciara Ferguson as new Foyle MLAs8 September, 2021

Commencement of delayed sections of Consumer Insurance Contracts Act welcome - Pearse Doherty TD1 September, 2021

Establishment of new Garda Insurance Fraud Coordination Office welcome – Pearse Doherty TD30 August, 2021

Failure of Competition Authority to take legal action against insurers for breach of competition law a blow for consumers - Pearse Doherty TD20 August, 2021

Sinn Féin notes belated publication of the scheme of Individual Accountability Framework Bill over a decade after financial crash - Pearse Doherty TD28 July, 2021

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