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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.

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10 Monaghan St
Carrickmacross
Co Monaghan

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

Statements (624)

Matt Carthy MEP concerned at contrast between Britain and EU on Brexit threat to Ireland.8 September, 2017

Carthy seeks EU Brexit fund to support farmers1 September, 2017

Matt Carthy MEP raises concerns over EU tax proposal30 August, 2017

Carthy to bring anti-pylon campaign to EU parliament30 August, 2017

Junior Minister’s comments ‘deeply insulting’ to families of Dublin/Monaghan bombing victims – Carthy29 August, 2017

Carthy calls on Irish Government to implement Farm Safety Scheme29 August, 2017

Majority in favour of united Ireland must be respected - Matt Carthy MEP23 August, 2017

Government failing on flood planning – Matt Carthy MEP23 August, 2017

North South Interconnector cannot proceed unless undergrounded - Matt Carthy MEP22 August, 2017

Taoiseach Varadkar disregards democratic process on CETA for photo-op - Matt Carthy MEP22 August, 2017

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