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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 (862)

Kenny’s comments on TTIP reveal Irish Government’s weak approach to negotiations – Carthy25 April, 2015

Department appeals figures highlight flaws in Land Eligibility Procedures – Carthy22 April, 2015

Treaty Negotiators becoming increasingly desperate as opposition to TTIP grows – Carthy22 April, 2015

Carthy addresses European Conference on Wealth Taxation22 April, 2015

Carthy to deliver Keynote Speech at Eradicating Poverty for Network Development Conference in Brussels21 April, 2015

Latest TTIP leak reveals further threat to democracy – Carthy20 April, 2015

Minister must roll out Rural Development Plan Immediately- Carthy20 April, 2015

Farmers increasingly sceptical of Government's approach to land eligibility - Carthy16 April, 2015

Carthy to host Delegation in Brussels to discuss impact of EU US trade deal on Ireland15 April, 2015

Carthy stands in solidarity with turf cutters in Loughrea9 April, 2015


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