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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 (682)

Matt Carthy MEP to join European Parliament delegation to Palestine3 September, 2014

Matt Carthy MEP weighs in to support St. Brigids Boxing Club in Kildare2 September, 2014

Matt Carthy MEP calls on Minister Coveney to remove Collective Agreement29 August, 2014

Carthy welcomes first step to address issue of ‘nomad cattle’15 August, 2014

“Pressure now on Alex White as Minister Durkin rejects Fracking proposal” – Carthy11 August, 2014

Matt Carthy MEP reiterates opposition to fracking as he visits Belcoo protest1 August, 2014

Speaking at Magill, Carthy urges Government to withdraw Hogan nomination for EU Commissioner25 July, 2014

Matt Carthy MEP seeks clarity from Regling on Irish Bank recapitalisation23 July, 2014

Matt Carthy MEP urges Taoiseach to reconsider Commission Nomination22 July, 2014

Carthy calls for rejection of TTIP - Hits out at parties who gave up Veto15 July, 2014


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