The Info List - Matt Carthy

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MATTHEW JAMES CARTHY (born 19 July 1977) is an Irish politician who has served as a Member of the European Parliament
Member of the European Parliament
(MEP) from Ireland since 2014. He is a member of Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
, part of the European United Left–Nordic Green Left .

Originally from County Roscommon
County Roscommon
, he now lives in County Monaghan and was a member of Monaghan County Council
Monaghan County Council
from 2004 to 2014. Carthy was first elected as a member of Carrickmacross
Town Council in 1999, and has served as Mayor of Carrickmacross
. Carthy was elected as an MEP at the European Parliament
European Parliament
election in May 2014 with 114,727 first-preference votes. He was a member of the Border Regional Authority .


* ^ McGee, Harry (27 May 2014). "Midlands North–West: Carthy takes third seat". Irish Times. Retrieved 27 May 2014. * ^ "Matt Carthy". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 27 May 2014. * ^