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Matt Carthy MEP


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Matt Carthy lives in Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan with his wife Lynn and their five children. Matt has been a Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands Northwest Constituency since 2014, having previously been a member of Monaghan County Council, and Carrickmacross Town Council. He is a member of the European Parliaments’ Agriculture & Rural Affairs and Economic & Monetary Affairs Committees.

Matt is fighting for:

  • Jobs, infrastructure and services for rural Ireland
  • A radically reformed EU that works for the people
  • Supports for families in mortgage distress
  • Measures for banks & corporations to pay their share of taxes
  • Giving ordinary working people a break by addressing the cost of living crisis and improving wages
  • A fair deal for Irish family farmers
  • A United Ireland

And against:

  • Brexit and any hardening of the border in Ireland
  • The further transfer of powers to Brussels
  • More stealth taxes on Irish families
  • Cuts to local services
  • Dangerous EU trade deals
  • The creation of an EU army

10 Monaghan St
Co Monaghan

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

Statements (905)

Carthy to Question ECB in light of Trichet Letters7 November, 2014

Targeting of Agricultural Reserve Funds “unacceptable” – Carthy6 November, 2014

"Future of Irish Dairy Sector must be safeguarded" - Carthy appointed Shadow Rapporteur on EU Milk Package report5 November, 2014

Trinity College Study reveals the heartbreak behind emigration figures - Carthy4 November, 2014

"Government must listen to the people on Water Charges" - Carthy4 November, 2014

Ireland to lose significant Power at EU Level as QMV element of Lisbon Treaty comes into effect Tomorrow – Carthy31 October, 2014

UNICEF Report on Child Poverty shows children are paying price for Government Policy – Carthy28 October, 2014

Minister for Agriculture has allowed meat processors to ‘run amok’ - Carthy28 October, 2014

Carthy appointed member of key EU - US Delegation as TTIP Talks progress23 October, 2014

Sinn Féin MEPs vote against European Commission - Carthy reaffirms Commitment to work with Phil Hogan on Agricultural Issues22 October, 2014


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