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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 (486)

Sligo veterinary lab must remain open - Carthy23 February, 2017

National reserve measures “very small step” in required direction – Matt Carthy MEP21 February, 2017

Carthy expresses support for border anti-Brexit demo18 February, 2017

Carthy invites EU Agriculture committee to discuss Brexit in Ireland17 February, 2017

Whistleblower protection around EU funds fraud 'a good start' - Carthy17 February, 2017

EU's Banking Union has 'failed spectacularly' in its first big test - Carthy16 February, 2017

Fine Gael MEPS bow to Corporate Lobby, damaging Irish Jobs and Agriculture - Carthy15 February, 2017

Carthy calls for tougher bank regulations to combat offshore secrecy13 February, 2017

All Irish MEPs must oppose dangerous CETA trade deal in key vote next Wednesday - Carthy9 February, 2017

Public funds should not be used to back bad loans - Carthy8 February, 2017


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