Carthy Calls On Irish Government To Block CETA – The Canadian TTIP

Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has called on the Irish Government to block the provisional ratification of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) deal prior to the agreement being put to national parliaments.  Carthy said that inclusion within CETA of the controversial Investment Court Systems (ICS) that he believes present huge Irish constitutional […]

Time To “Root Out” Shocking Influence Of Corporations On EU Decision Making – Carthy

Sinn Fain MEP Matt Carthy has said it’s time to “root out” what he termed the “shocking” influence of corporate lobbyists on political decision making at EU level. The European Commision is currently engaged in consultation on whether an EU Transparency Register should be mandatory. Currently the Register is entirely voluntary, meaning that many corporations […]

EU US Trade Deal under threat as Legal advice confirms Investment Court will require Irish referendum – Matt Carthy MEP

The ongoing EU-US trade deal (TTIP) negotiations are under threat as Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy, has confirmed that legal opinion obtained by him has clearly established that an Irish referendum will be required if the European Commission proceed with proposals to constitute an Investment Court as part of an agreement. There will be knock-on […]

Court Of Auditors Report Confirms Failures Of Irish Governments – Carthy

Speaking in response to the European Court of Auditors report into the Commission’s management of bailout programmes, Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy, has said that the report reconfirms the fact that it was the Fianna Fáil government policy choices which saw the Irish people sacrificed in order to save Banks and protect vested financial interests. […]

Rural Post Offices Need Government Support – Carthy

The Sinn Féin member of the European Parliament’s Agriculture & Rural Development committee, Matt Carthy, has welcomed the report authored by Bobby Kerr which includes a recommendation that isolated post offices across the state should receive up to €20,000 a year in government subsidies to stay alive. However Mr. Carthy said that the survival of […]

Greater Supports Needed For Irish Dairy Farmers

Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North West and member of the European Parliament’s Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, Matt Carthy, has called on Minister Simon Coveney to ensure that greater supports for Irish Dairy Farmers are put in place. Carthy made his call as Farmers protest in Dublin ahead of a demonstration in Brussels next […]

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