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Can a citizen from any country join?

To join applicants must:-

a) Be a national of a European Union Member State, or

b) Be a national of an EEA State or the Swiss Confederation, or

c) Be a refugee under the Refugee Act, 1996, or

d) Have a period of 1 year's continuous residence in the State on the closing date of the advertisement for the competition for the vacancy to which the admission relates, and during the eight years immediately preceeding that period, has had a total residence in the State amounting to four years, or Have been granted subsidiary protection, or

e) is a family member of such a person, in compliance with the Admissions and Appointments Regulations, 2013.