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#Pearse Doherty

# pearse-doherty - Monday 7 December, 2015

Lucinda had a pop at Pearse Doherty - and then they had a row on Twitter

“We don’t believe that Sinn Féin is ready, or has any desire, to be in a position of responsibility in the country.”

The draft banking inquiry report is finally ready - but with no executive summary

Two members of the committee have decided not to back it.

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Rescued: The banking inquiry will now write a much shorter report

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the committee was attempting a “rescue operation”.

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Pearse Doherty isn't allowed to ask Enda any of these questions

The Sinn Féin TD has had a number of questions about the IBRC inquiry disallowed.

# pearse-doherty - Monday 9 November, 2015

The 'farcical' Anglo loans inquiry could be on the verge of collapse

The inquiry into the sale of certain loans by the former Anglo Irish Bank is in trouble.

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Enda says there will be no statues erected in his glory

Thank god for that, says you.

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

WATCH: With the Dáil chamber nearly empty, Pearse Doherty lets rip Not Holding Back This post contains videos

WATCH: With the Dáil chamber nearly empty, Pearse Doherty lets rip

There was some criticism of the lack of government presence in the Dáil as the opposition parties responded to the Budget.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Denis O'Brien's legal action against the Oireachtas is back in court today

The action was taken by the businessman earlier this year over remarks made in the Dáil under privilege regarding his banking affairs with IBRC.

# pearse-doherty - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Why Pearse Doherty eventually wants to sell sweets in Donegal Beyond Politics This post contains videos

Why Pearse Doherty eventually wants to sell sweets in Donegal

We asked the Sinn Féin finance spokesperson about life after politics.

A 'startling' €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can't be touched - because of this man

And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 1 October, 2015

This man doesn't care that Sinn Féin 'scares the bejaysus' out of some people Shinnernomics This post contains videos

This man doesn't care that Sinn Féin 'scares the bejaysus' out of some people

Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty dropped by to give us the Sinn Féin alternative.

# pearse-doherty - Sunday 13 September, 2015

How many of these TDs can hold their seats?

Banking inquiry members have faced a heavy workload this year, but has it damaged their chances of re-election?

# pearse-doherty - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Why have Gardaí and Revenue still not destroyed nearly €500 million worth of drugs?

One TD has called the situation “bizarre.”

# pearse-doherty - Monday 7 September, 2015

The next leader of Sinn Féin, from most to least likely

Gerry Adams has led Sinn Féin for over three decades. But who succeeds him?

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry The Life Of Brian This post contains videos

11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry

The former Taoiseach defended the bank guarantee and got a badly-needed toilet break.

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo Conspiracy Theories This post contains videos

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo

The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.

# pearse-doherty - Monday 6 July, 2015

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?

The next 48 hours will be crucial.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Banking inquiry suspended as Charlie McCreevy clashes with Pearse Doherty

The former finance minister strongly defended Fianna Fáil’s policies.

# pearse-doherty - Monday 22 June, 2015

For three years, ministers have repeatedly given the EXACT same answer to Moriarty questions

Questions about the garda investigation into the tribunal’s findings have not disclosed much information since 2012.

A whopping €90m-worth of drugs was destroyed in Ireland last year

The figure represents a five-fold increase on 2013.

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Denis O'Brien is taking legal action over Dáil comments about his finances

The businessman has issued proceedings against the Houses of the Oireachtas and the State.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Pearse Doherty on latest Denis O'Brien allegations: Prove I'm wrong

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Dáil hears new claims about Denis O'Brien's dealings with IBRC

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the businessman made three attempts to extend loan agreements with the liquidators of IBRC before a fourth attempt was accepted.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Sinn Féin has broken Dáil rules on party political broadcasts... AGAIN Rule Breakers This post contains videos

Sinn Féin has broken Dáil rules on party political broadcasts... AGAIN

It’s the second time in less than a year that the party has flouted long-standing rules about party political broadcasts at Leinster House

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

What would happen if Sinn Féin scraps Irish Water and water charges? Shinnernomics This post contains videos

What would happen if Sinn Féin scraps Irish Water and water charges?

Here’s what we know about the Sinn Féin alternative to Irish Water…

This would be the first act of a Sinn Féin government

Sinn Féin has published a bill to abolish water charges today.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Is Sinn Féin's rise a threat to the economy? This man doesn't think so...

Goldman Sachs assessment is not going down well with Sinn Féin.

# pearse-doherty - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Sinn Féin are bringing in the lawyers over alleged abuse investigations

Pearse Doherty says claims by Regina Doherty are “scurrilous”.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Watch: Patrick Honohan bangs table as he comes to 'loggerheads' with Pearse Doherty Notes On A Scandal This post contains videos

Watch: Patrick Honohan bangs table as he comes to 'loggerheads' with Pearse Doherty

The banking inquiry got animated today.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Sinn Féin says the money it got from Martin Sheen and others 'is not a secret'

The Irish Times has disclosed some $12 million in donations to its US fundraising arm over the last two decades

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

What exactly is Sinn Féin's policy on abortion? Pro Life Or Pro Choice? This post contains videos

What exactly is Sinn Féin's policy on abortion?

The party’s policy could be radically overhauled at its Ard Fheis this weekend.

# pearse-doherty - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Where have you seen these political faces before?

They all have one place in common besides the Dáil.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Video: There was some unlikely banter between these two political foes earlier...

Michael Noonan and Pearse Doherty had a right laugh down at the Finance Committee this evening.

# pearse-doherty - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Sinn Féin and the curious incident of the 'broken calculator'

How much would it cost to scrap water charges?

# pearse-doherty - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Do Sinn Féin's numbers add up? We could soon know for sure...

The government is considering a special Oireachtas committee to cost pre-budget submissions.

# pearse-doherty - Friday 23 January, 2015

€100 water charges grant WON'T be scrapped, despite EU concerns

The European Commission is concerned about the Government’s revised water charges package.

# pearse-doherty - Friday 16 January, 2015

Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee

At the banking inquiry yesterday, the Central Bank governor recalled a conversation with the then-finance minister in December 2008.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Enda Kenny is facing a motion of no confidence next week

Enda Kenny is facing a motion of no confidence next week

The vote will coincide with an anti-water charges protest planned for next week.

Anglo junior bondholders may still get pay-outs

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said it is unclear whether the €280 million worth of bondholders will pursue their claims but if they do, they may be legally entitled to a dividend.

# pearse-doherty - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Remember those tax cuts most people scored in the Budget? Here's how much they cost

And how tweaking those changes would have shifted the Budget picture.