January 12 1974 AD: Teething Trouble For Ireland in EEC

Ireland, still a fledgling member of the EEC is at the centre of a controversy based on confusion over what membership of the EEC means exactly. Following the dispatch of an information committee from Brussels, several Fianna Fail TDs are disabused of their belief that the EEC is a legal means of importing arms to be used against the British. The controversy dies down, but the information committee is eaten somewhere in Kerry by unknown political activists with big bushy eyebrows and caps.

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