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 , part of the European United
Left–Nordic Green Left .
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 election in May 2014 with 114,727
first-preference votes. He was a member of the Border Regional
* ^ 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.