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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.

Address
10 Monaghan St
Carrickmacross
Co Monaghan

Tel: 0429674001
opening hours: 10 am - 6 pm Monday to Friday
email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Statements (824)

European Commission has failed to implement Ombudsman’s TTIP Recommendation – Carthy23 March, 2015

European Court ruling shows impact of cuts on Irish Health Service – Carthy19 March, 2015

NERI update affirms that Irish Unity makes economic and political sense – Carthy19 March, 2015

Carthy calls Commissions planned Tax Transparency Package a ‘fudge’19 March, 2015

Carthy welcomes Parliament vote to cap card payment fees10 March, 2015

Carthy hits out at Juncker's call for an EU army10 March, 2015

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael will be together after next election – either opposition or in Government - Carthy7 March, 2015

Our job is to make sure FF and FG are in opposition in the next government - Carthy7 March, 2015

We can no longer afford a divided Ireland – Carthy6 March, 2015

Concerns regarding TTIP raised at European Plenary Session25 February, 2015

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