Throughout the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland (DARD) website you will frequently be referred to European Union (EU) member countries or member states. Certain pieces of legislation have differences when they are used in relation to EU and non-EU countries so it can be important to be sure that a country is currently a member.

Current members

The following list provides the current EU Member States:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
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