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#Pearse Doherty

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

'Like Del Boy trying to sell discounted goods': Socialist TDs are not impressed by water charge concessions

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said that the Government will “wait and see” if the public accepts the new water charges package.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 6 November, 2014

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

What is James Reilly listening to? (Because it isn't Richard Boyd Barrett)

RBB reaching the peak of his speech? Headphones on.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

One of these Sinn Féin TDs is thinking about not paying their water charges

The party opposes water charges but is not actively encouraging householders to boycott their bills.

Sinn Féin wants to abolish water charges, property tax and JobBridge

The party has announced its pre-Budget proposals this morning.

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

'If I was Minister for Finance I would meet Donald Trump - but not on his terms'

Michael Noonan’s rendezvous with ‘The Donald’ in May was criticised at MacGill this afternoon.

'We are on the cusp of a government without Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'

Lucinda Creighton has said that the window of opportunity for a new political movement is closing.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Noonan: Dara Calleary "is like an arsonist blaming the fire brigade"

The Finance Minister was accused of failing to deliver a deal on bank recapitalisation.

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

'Good cop/bad cop' claims lead to call for banking inquiry to 'remove cloak of secrecy'

Claims and counter-claims have led to a split among members of the inquiry and a call for the investigation into the banking collapse to move into public session.

# pearse-doherty - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Fantasy or reality? Pearse Doherty wanted to explain 'Shinnernomics', so here's what he said...

They’re the subject of much debate so we asked Sinn Féin a few questions about their budget proposals this week. Here’s what the party finance spokesperson said…

# pearse-doherty - Monday 23 June, 2014

Sinn Féin may be getting ready for government, but is it ready for questions about policy?

Analysis: The Sinn Féin president struggled with specifics in an interview this morning but he and others will face similar questions in the months ahead.

# pearse-doherty - Monday 16 June, 2014

Noonan: Fianna Fáil pulled a stroke over the banking inquiry "and fair dues to them"

Micheál Martin said the claims are “unfounded” and the government needs to “stop digging”.

Having made a 'complete and utter balls of it', what hope now for the banking inquiry?

Analysis: Before it’s even started the public perception of the banking inquiry has been badly damaged.

# pearse-doherty - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Fine Gael say Sinn Féin's economics were 'disastrous' in France. Were they? Here are the facts...

‘Wealth tax’, ‘higher income tax rate’, Hollande tried that didn’t he? Well sort of…

Shinnernomics: Opponents call them fantasy, so how realistic are Sinn Féin's budget proposals?

The rise of Sinn Féin raises obvious questions about what they would do in government. We take a closer look at the party’s economic policies.

# pearse-doherty - Saturday 7 June, 2014

'A dog's dinner': Banking inquiry could be delayed as government tries to sort out its own mess

With membership of the committee still not finalised the inquiry into the collapse of the Irish banking system is already facing a race against time.

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Sinn Féin could be in trouble for filming a party political broadcast outside Leinster House

The party could now be the subject of a complaint to the Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 15 May, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Whistleblower claims he was targeted after arresting garda for drunk driving

Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty revealed the allegations in the Dáil today, telling TDs the whistleblower claims the case against the arrested garda was struck out of court on dubious grounds.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

TDs decide not to put Peter Mathews on the banking inquiry

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that the Irish people “suffered great hardship” because of the bank guarantee as the Dáil debated a motion to establish an inquiry.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 8 May, 2014

These Fine Gael TDs will serve on banking inquiry - but no decision on second Labour member

A motion formally establishing the investigation into the collapse of the Irish banking system is due to be debated in the Dáil next week.

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Regulator knew about Setanta Insurance concerns since last November

An estimated 75,000 customers are believed to have been left without insurance after the company entered liquidation.

# pearse-doherty - Monday 5 May, 2014

What Constitutional ban has the Opposition 'neutered to the point of comedy'?

Deputies Pearse Doherty and Stephen Donnelly have argued that a section of the Irish Constitution needs to be changed.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Fine Gael and Labour are 'austerity junkies' failing to attract investment - Pearse Doherty

Sinn Féín has called on the government to access more funding from the European Investment Bank to stimulate job creation.

# pearse-doherty - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Pearse Doherty: Missing bank guarantee letters may be grounds for conspiracy theory

Letters have gone missing from the Department of Finance and – it was revealed this week – Bank of Ireland in a development described as “highly suspicious” by the Sinn Féin deputy Pearse Doherty.

# pearse-doherty - Friday 11 April, 2014

Should broadcasters be held responsible for offending people?

What are the folks on Kildare Street up to today? Well, you asked…

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Richie Boucher defends €843,000 pay, says BOI is 'comfortable'

Bank of Ireland officials told the finance committee that they would veto any suggestion of debt write-down made by a Personal Insolvency Practitioner.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

The government has sold thousands of mortgage owners 'down the river' - Donnelly

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly accused the government of failing to take the welfare of “tens of thousands of men, women and children” into account when selling mortgage loans to US hedge funds.

# pearse-doherty - Monday 7 April, 2014

Independent review to scrutinise decision not to sue KPMG

Sinn Fein finance spokesman urges swift action to ensure statute of limitations not activated.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 20 March, 2014

2008 Merrill Lynch report drastically undershot costs of bank rescue by €47bn

International expert firm was paid €7.3m for advice by Fianna Fail/Green government

# pearse-doherty - Friday 7 February, 2014

‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion

The party’s Ard Fheis is under way in Wexford with delegates voting down a motion to allow members to vote with their conscience on the issue of abortion.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Leaving to work in Australia? Make sure you know your rights

A pamphlet published by two unions and Sinn Féin gives details of pay conditions as well as contact information for groups offering support to Irish migrants in the country.

# pearse-doherty - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Noonan may ask Bank of Ireland for missing bank guarantee documents

The Department of Finance is now making efforts to locate two letters related to the bank guarantee which have gone missing, according to Minister Michael Noonan.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 16 January, 2014

'We need to get to the bottom of this': More details sought on missing bank guarantee letters

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach expressed concern over the loss of documents related to the bank guarantee in the Department of Finance.

# pearse-doherty - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

We don’t intend to lose the discipline that's been put in the system by the Troika - Taoiseach

Launching a new economic strategy today, the Government says they want unemployment down to 10 per cent by 2016 and under 6 per cent by 2020.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Quinn on ESB strike threat: We're acutely aware of the seriousness of the situation

It was Education Minister Ruairí Quinn fielding questions in the Dáil this morning.

# pearse-doherty - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Sinn Féin for next government coalition? Not likely, say FF and FG pols

Second part of TV3 exploration also hears Sinn Féin politicians questioned about IRA criminality.

# pearse-doherty - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Pearse Doherty: ‘The claims by Micheál Martin are unfounded and untrue’

Sinn Féin’s finance spokesperson has hit back at the Fianna Fáil leader over claims he made about the Republican movement last night.

# pearse-doherty - Sunday 24 November, 2013

More pressure for Adams as documentary puts issue of IRA membership back in spotlight

Former IRA members say he was a key figure in the organisation. The Sinn Féin President has consistently denied such claims.