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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 (677)

EU leaders ‘a shower of utter hypocrites’ on human rights abuses in Catalonia – Carthy4 October, 2017

Ryanair disregard rights of passengers and workers despite EU regulation attempts – Matt Carthy MEP3 October, 2017

Irish Government must take lead in achieving Special Status for North following European Parliament resolution – Carthy3 October, 2017

Fine Gael shed crocodile tears on Mercosur deal exposed by approach to New Zealand deal – Carthy3 October, 2017

EU must support democracy in Catalonia – Carthy2 October, 2017

Macron’s EU vision is a recipe for further alienation – Matt Carthy MEP29 September, 2017

Matt Carthy MEP slams An Post ‘doomsday plan’ for 400 branch closures29 September, 2017

EU Parliament resolution on Brexit endorses call for Special Status for the North of Ireland – Carthy28 September, 2017

Europe's silence on Catalonia risks EU credibility – Matt Carthy MEP27 September, 2017

Matt Carthy MEP encourages local authorities to avail of funding under EU WiFi scheme27 September, 2017


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