Doherty in 2015
|Government Chief Whip|
6 May 2016
|Preceded by||Paul Kehoe|
26 January 1971 |
Finglas, Dublin, Ireland
|Political party||Fine Gael|
|Alma mater||Dublin City University|
Regina Doherty is an Irish Fine Gael politician who was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Meath East constituency at the 2011 general election. She was appointed as Government Chief Whip in May 2016.
She was a member of Meath County Council for the Dunshaughlin electoral area from 2009 to 2011. She was a member of the Oireachtas committees for Health, Finance and the implementation of the Good Friday Agreement during the 31st Dáil. She was also a member of the Constitutional Convention. and is the Chairperson of the Fine Gael Committee for Health and Children. In January 2013, her IT consultancy company went into liquidation with debts of €280,000, including €60,000 due to the Revenue Commissioners. In May 2015, following the claims of IRA involvement of the cover-up of sexual abuse by Máiría Cahill, she was provided[by whom?] with names of a number of alleged abusers which she passed on to the Gardaí who are investigating the issue.
- "Ms. Regina Doherty". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
- "Regina Doherty". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 27 February 2011.
- O'Donovan, Donal; Kelly, Fiach (23 January 2013). "Fine Gael TD's firm folds with debts of €280,000". Irish Independent. Retrieved 10 November 2014.
- "Regina Doherty of Meath East is the new Chief Whip", independent.ie, 6 May 2016
|Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Meath East