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1973

Ireland joined the European Economic Community
Common Agricultural Policy
Common Fisheries Policy

1974

Anti-Discrimination (Pay) Act 1974

1975

Eurofound

1979

Second Irish European Council Presidency

1984

Third Irish European Council Presidency

1986-1987

Single European Act

1990

Fourth Irish European Council Presidency

1992

Treaty on European Union

1996

Fifth Irish European Council Presidency

1998

Treaty of Amsterdam

2002

Treaty of Nice

2004

Sixth Irish European Presidency

2007

Irish became an official language of the European Union

2008-2009

Treaty of Lisbon

2010

Programme of Financial Support for Ireland (EU-IMF Programme)

2012

Fiscal Stability Treaty

2013

Seventh Irish European Presidency

2016

United Kingdom referendum on European Union membership

2020

United Kingdom formally leaves the European Union

Author: Oireachtas Library & Research Service

Last updated: 18 January 2021