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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 (808)

Carthy congratulates Emily O’Reilly in her re-election as European Ombudsman16 December, 2014

Commission observations on Rural Development Programme expose Minister’s bluff – Carthy11 December, 2014

Government Parties have two choices – abolish water charges or face annihilation – Carthy11 December, 2014

Carthy hosts Irish participants at key TTIP conference in Brussels9 December, 2014

Carthy raises TTIP Transparency with European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly3 December, 2014

MEP launches discussion document on TTIP US/EU trade negotiations amid public concern1 December, 2014

More Clarity Required on Juncker’s Investment Announcement - Carthy26 November, 2014

Carthy to Launch Discussion Document on Potential Consequences of TTIP for Ireland25 November, 2014

Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann to be awarded European Citizen’s Prize Award - Carthy20 November, 2014

Draghi responses shows real level of 'Ireland's influence in EU'17 November, 2014


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