Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Ireland. 2008 ‘Wassenaar Arrangement and Firearms Protocol: Ireland's national report 2008.’ National Report of Ireland on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), pp. 5, 7. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations. 1 July
Ireland is also an active participant in the Wassenaar Arrangement and the relevant EU Working Groups (COARM and CODUN)….
Ireland submits annual reports to the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms Transfers.
Ireland also participated in the negotiations on the Protocol Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition, supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime (the "Firearms Protocol").
The recently adopted EU Directive amending Directive 91/477/EEC on the control and acquisition of weapons takes account of the provisions of the Firearms Protocol and will help facilitate Ireland's ratification of the Protocol in the near future.