Ireland’s Accession to the European Union

02 Feb 2023  Thu

Ireland issued a commemorative stamp on January 5th, 2023 to mark 50 years of its accession to the European Union. Ireland, together with the United Kingdom and Denmark, entered the European Union (EU) on January 1, 1973. The country has also been engaged in formulating EU policy, notably in agriculture, the environment, and human rights. Overall, Ireland's EU entry has benefited its economy, society, and international stature.

Designed: Ger Garland

Printer: Joh. Enschede

Dimension: 35 x 35 mm

Printing: Offset Lithography

Perforation: 13¾

Print run: 122,000

Face value: (Nº - No Face Value). The face value on the day of issue was €1.25

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