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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 (861)

EU Commission continues to ignore concerns with US trade deal - Carthy13 November, 2015

Draghi refusal to accept ECB failures 'frustrating' - Carthy12 November, 2015

Draghi dialogue with Irish MEP's 'A farce' - Carthy10 November, 2015

The EU has failed those farming in disadvantaged areas - Matt Carthy MEP6 November, 2015

Open and informed debate needed on reunification - Carthy5 November, 2015

Lost trade and hiked energy costs must be central to Brexit debate5 November, 2015

Carthy calls on Minister White to suspend Fracking study4 November, 2015

Economic strategy requires investment in Public Services - Carthy3 November, 2015

United Ireland would create a better society for everyone - Carthy30 October, 2015

Another Leak proves again that Commission is selling off standards in US trade talks - Carthy27 October, 2015


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