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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 (879)

Carthy tells EU Parliament that Eurostat ruling has finished Irish Water7 September, 2015

“Time to step up to the plate for Irish Dairy farmers” - Carthy31 August, 2015

Eurostat Ruling eliminates Economic argument for Irish Water– Carthy28 July, 2015

A United Ireland is key to ensuring the prosperity of our People – Matt Carthy MEP23 July, 2015

Reilly tells Cavan Public meeting ‘Cavan needs a Fair Recovery’22 July, 2015

Sinn Féin raises issue of All Island Meat Label in Leinster House, Stormont and European Parliament21 July, 2015

Movement to help Dairy Farmers welcome but not sufficient – Matt Carthy MEP14 July, 2015

Treatment of Greece has shattered foundations of EU – Matt Carthy MEP13 July, 2015

EU institutions must back Greek debt relief - Carthy10 July, 2015

MEPs have missed a clear opportunity to take a stand on TTIP – Matt Carthy MEP8 July, 2015


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