18 November 1946
First Closed Meeting (held in Dublin).
25 November 1946
First Public Meeting (held in Dublin)
Departure of Conor F. for the U.S.A.
Second Irish Group Formed (In Bundoran)
Group Started in Belfast
Group started in Limerick
First Issue of “The Road Back”
Group started in Cork
Group started in Galway
Bill W. and his wife Lois visit Ireland
First All-Ireland Convention (held in Dublin) (This convention rotates yearly between Connaught, Munster, Ulster and Leinster).
24 November 1968
First Meeting of General Service Conference (Held in Dublin)
General Service Office opened in Dublin
Return visit of Lois to Ireland
23 August 1978
General Service Board was Incorporated
18 November 1978 **
First Meeting of the General Service Board (Held in Dublin)
Service Handbook for Ireland Published (GreenHandbook)
Sackville died 22nd August 1979
Census estimated 6000 members
The Archival material was donated to the General Service Board
Ireland became a member of the new European Service Conference
Richard P. died 19th December 1982
A.A. celebrated 40 years in Ireland
General Service Office moved to new premises 109 South Circular Road, Dublin 8
Archives - Mobile Display started
Second Edition of Service Handbook for Ireland published
Conor F. died in Philadelphia July 8th
General Board acquired and developed facilities at 109 South Circular Road, Dublin 8
13 January 1996
Opening of Golden Jubilee Year Events, Burlington Hotel, Dublin
25th-28th April 1996
Golden Jubilee All Ireland Convention, Killarney, Co. Kerry
18th November 1996
Golden Jubilee Closed Meetings throughout Ireland
6th/7th December 1996
Closing Function of Jubilee Year, Newcastle, Co. Down
Eva Jennings died
General Service Office moved to new premises:
Unit 2, Block C, Santry Business Park, Swords Road, Dublin 9.
*The meeting which marked the start of the Group was the subject of Jack Alexander’s Article No. 2 which appeared in the “Saturday Evening Post” in April 1950.
**At this meeting of the Board, an Executive Committee to the Board was appointed whose function will be to attend to the day to day general services of A.A.. The Committee will consist of four Board Members and four Non-Board members representative of the four provinces. The members will rotate. The Committee will meet once a month and will be responsible to the Board which will meet twice yearly.
A Secretary to the Board was appointed who will also act as Secretary to the Executive Committee.
The Board decided that a suitably qualified person be appointed as Executive Secretary to manage the affairs of General Service Office. This will be a salaried appointment.
It was agreed that immediate steps be taken to procure more suitable premises for the General Service Office.