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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 (858)

Carthy welcomes adoption of Medicated Feed Regulation23 July, 2018

Matt Carthy MEP seeks explanations on Castleblayney Mart Closure20 July, 2018

Matt Carthy welcomes reported collapse of EU-Mercosur trade deal19 July, 2018

Carthy address Swanlinbar Republican Commemoration17 July, 2018

Carthy Appointed EP Negotiator on Brexit Trade File11 July, 2018

It’s time to rein in the Big Four – Matt Carthy MEP10 July, 2018

Carthy questions Mario Draghi on Irish housing bubble risks9 July, 2018

Carthy Negotiates Strong AGRI Response To EU Trade Deals9 July, 2018

Matt Carthy MEP: Ombudsman confirms finding of ECB maladministration5 July, 2018

‘One-size-fits-all EU approach proves difficult to achieve for Haulage sector’ - Matt Carthy MEP4 July, 2018


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