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Matt Carthy MEP


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Matt Carthy is the Sinn Féin MEP for the newly created Midlands, North, West constituency. 

Matt is married to Lynn and they have four young children. He lives in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan having spent much of his childhood in Co. Roscommon.

Matt wants to be a fresh voice in Europe for the Midlands, North, West constituency.  He believes the EU parliament should not be seen as a retirement home for former TDs but rather as a platform to stand up for the Irish people.

“I am there to defend Irish interests. I am opposed to austerity and to handing more power to the EU” he says.

As someone who was born in England to Irish emigrant parents Matt knows the devastation being caused by emigration. He understands the needs of rural Ireland and will demand that resources are delivered fairly to regions most in need of support and that agriculture is recognised as central to the development of local economies.  

Securing increased investment from the European Investment Bank in job creation will be a priority for Matt.

10 Monaghan St
Co Monaghan

Tel: 0429674001
opening hours: 10 am - 6 pm Monday to Friday
email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Statements (682)

Mercosur leaks a "damning indictment of EU Commission and Irish Government failure to protect farmers - Carthy7 December, 2017

Carthy condemns 'dangerous trajectory' of EMU package6 December, 2017

EU Investment Court “An affront to democracy & a threat to the Irish economy” - Carthy6 December, 2017

Carthy criticises EU tax haven blacklist as a whitewash6 December, 2017

Carthy meets with Catalan President Carles Puigdemont5 December, 2017

North must be granted special status within EU - Carthy4 December, 2017

MEP Carthy calls for action on fodder crisis2 December, 2017

Brexit will severely damage the Irish road haulage sector unless certainty sought by the Irish government - Carthy1 December, 2017

EU Commission unwilling to address farm succession and generational renewal in meaningful way - Carthy30 November, 2017

Carthy calls for new analysis of impact of CCCTB on EU states’ revenue30 November, 2017


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