Ireland has held the presidency on 6 occasions, each for 6 month terms.
January to June 1975.
July to December 1979.
July to December 1984.
January to June 1990.
July to December 1996.
January to June 2004.
Ireland first applied to join what was then called the European Economic Community on the 31st of July 1961, but was unsuccessful. A second application in 1967 had been blocked again but in 1969 it was agreed to start negotiations to join. A referendum held in May 1972 confirmed Ireland's entry and on the 1st of January in 1973 Ireland joined.
Ireland joined what was then known as the European Economic Community, or EEC, on the 1st of January, 1973.
Ireland joined the European Union in 1973.
On the 1st of January 1973, when it was known at the European Economic Community.
Both joined the European Union in 1973.
1st January 2002.
Kerry is a county in Ireland. Ireland is a member of the EU. So Kerry is in the EU.
The nearest EU country to Ireland is the United Kingdom. The UK borders directly on Ireland, as Northern Ireland is part of the UK.
Ireland is one of the countries in the European Union, so the answer is yes.
MÃ¡ire Geoghegan-Quinn is the current EU Commissioner for Ireland, as at February 2012.
MÃ¡ire Geoghean Quinn was nominated as Ireland's EU Commissioner in November 2009.
The term "southern Ireland" is an incorrect term for the Republic of Ireland. The Republic of Ireland joined what was then called the EEC in 1973. It is now known as the EU.
what member states currently holds the presidency of the eu in October 2017
1973, the same year as the rest of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Ireland (the republic) also joined at the same time along with Denmark.
The question was before 5 years. To reply now, its difficult. The merits of Bulgaria is: Next year Bulgaria will have the rotating presidency role of the EU for 6 months. Bad is: its still not a member of the Schengen