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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 (771)

"Successful economies need policies based on public investment and wage protection" - Carthy13 October, 2014

Carthy and Anderson take part in Global Frackdown Day7 October, 2014

Carthy raises Farm Inspections burden with Commissioner Ciolos6 October, 2014

Hogan failed to answer questions put to him – Matt Carthy MEP2 October, 2014

MEP Matt Carthy asks - "What is stopping an Irish bid for bank recapitalisation?"1 October, 2014

MEP Matt Carthy calls on the European Commission for Mountain Rescue VAT exemption1 October, 2014

Carthy - Irish Government must no longer bury its head in the sand over tax30 September, 2014

Latest Irish Water revelations emphasise Hogan's unsuitability for EU Commission - Matt Carthy MEP28 September, 2014

People of South Leitrim and Roscommon should send a clear message to failed Government Parties - Matt Carthy MEP26 September, 2014

“Hogan’s appointment to Commission becoming untenable” – Carthy25 September, 2014


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