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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 (880)

McGann family want peaceful protest against forced evictions – Matt Carthy MEP21 December, 2018

Matt Carthy MEP: Government must act now to reassure community following new sink-hole discovery in Magheracloone20 December, 2018

Call for Eel Fishers to engage in public consultation20 December, 2018

Time to take a stand against evictions – Carthy20 December, 2018

Statement from McGann family, Strokestown18 December, 2018

Forced evictions are the natural outworking of free rein provided by Fine Gael/Fianna Fáil to banks & vultures – Carthy17 December, 2018

Creating European Defence Fund would breach EU Treaty & further undermine Irish Neutrality - Matt Carthy MEP14 December, 2018

Left group forces plenary vote on non-performing loan report – Carthy13 December, 2018

Carthy secures European Parliament support for Western Rail Corridor13 December, 2018

Carthy: ECB dismissal of Ombudsman's G30 report must have consequences13 December, 2018


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