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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 (772)

Turn desire for united Ireland into unstoppable momentum – Carthy24 February, 2018

Carthy meets EIB to discuss impact of Forestry Investment Scheme22 February, 2018

Carthy presents report to EU AGRI committee on Antimicrobial Resistance22 February, 2018

Carthy slams Flanagan over decision to withhold report into killing of Aidan McAnespie21 February, 2018

Carthy votes against EU tax proposal21 February, 2018

Carthy calls for fundamental reform of transparency and accountability in EU decision-making process19 February, 2018

Matt Carthy MEP hits out at Forced Redundancy plans at Carrickmacross Factory16 February, 2018

Battle ahead if cuts to CAP budget are to be avoided – Carthy13 February, 2018

ANC payment announcement “a step in the right direction” – Carthy13 February, 2018

United Ireland would boost growth, jobs and living standards - Carthy13 February, 2018


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