1972 – The Republic of Ireland signs a treaty of accession to the European Economic Community.

Jack Lynch, Taoiseach signs the Treaty of Accession ensuring that Ireland would join what was then the European Economic Community, January 1 1973.


Signing of the Accession Treaty of Ireland


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