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Ireland

Ireland ~ Éire

" Good evening Dublin! "
" Tráthnóna Baile Átha Cliath! "

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Ireland in nutshell

Entries51 in totalin 56 contests (incl. semifinals)
Best placing, finals1st1970: Dana - All kinds of everything
1980: Johnny Logan - What's another year
1987: Johnny Logan - Hold me now
1992: Linda Martin - Why me?
1993: Niamh Kavanagh - In your eyes
1994: Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan - Rock'n'roll kids
1996: Eimear Quinn - The voice
Best placing, incl. semifinals1st1970: Dana - All kinds of everything
1980: Johnny Logan - What's another year
1987: Johnny Logan - Hold me now
1992: Linda Martin - Why me?
1993: Niamh Kavanagh - In your eyes
1994: Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan - Rock'n'roll kids
1996: Eimear Quinn - The voice
Best points, finals2261994: Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan - Rock'n'roll kids
Best points, incl. semifinals2261994: Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan - Rock'n'roll kids
Average placing (1965-2017)9,2 / 11th51 entries in 56 contests
Average points (1975-2015)79,5 / 13th39 entries in 44 contests
Average points (1975-2017*)77,3 / 14th41 entries in 46 contests
Qualifying percentage41,7% /26th5/12 entries
Worst placing26th2013 final: Ryan Dolan - Only love survives
Last placestwice2007 final: Dervish - They can't stop the spring
2013 final: Ryan Dolan - Only love survives
Nil points--
EBU memberRTE, Radio Telefís Éireann
National finalwww.rte.ie/tv/eurovision/

Notes

* = points of ESC 2016 & 2017 are included in the statistics as unofficial combined results (so NOT as separate official jury and televoting points)


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Marc RobertsBrian KennedySinéad Mulvey & Black Daisy
1997: Marc Roberts2006: Brian Kennedy2009: Sinéad Mulvey & Black Daisy2015: Molly Sterling

Here are the Irish entries:

YEARPERFORMER(S)TITLEPLACINGPOINTS
1965Butch MooreI'm walking the streets in the rain6th11
1966Dickie RockCome back to stay4th14
1967Sean DunphyIf I could choose2nd22
1968Pat McGeeganChance of a lifetime4th18
1969Muriel Day & The LindsaysThe wages of love7th10
1970DanaAll kinds of everything1st32
1971Angela FarrellOne day love11th79
1972Sandie JonesCeol an ghra15th72
1973MaxiDo I dream10th80
1974TinaCross your heart7th11
1975The SwarbriggsThat's what friends are for9th68
1976Red HurleyWhen10th54
1977The Swarbriggs + 2It's nice to be in love again3rd119
1978Colm C T WilkinsonBorn to sing5th86
1979Cathal DunneHappy man5th80
1980Johnny LoganWhat's another year1st143
1981SheebaHoroscopes5th105
1982The DuskeysHere today, gone tomorrow11th49
1983----
1984Linda MartinTerminal 32nd137
1985Maria ChristianWait until the weekend comes6th91
1986Luv BugYou can count on me4th96
1987Johnny LoganHold me now1st172
1988Jump the GunTake him home8th79
1989Kiev Connolly & The Missing PassengersThe real me18th21
1990Liam ReillySomewhere in Europe2nd132
1991Kim JacksonCould it be that I'm in love10th47
1992Linda MartinWhy me?1st155
1993Niamh KavanaghIn your eyes1st187
1994Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettiganRock'n'roll kids1st226
1995Eddie FrielDreamin'14th44
1996Eimear QuinnThe voice1st162
1997Marc RobertsMysterious woman2nd157
1998DawnIs always over now?9th64
1999The MullansWhen you need me17th18
2000Eammon ToalMillennium of love6th92
2001Gary O'ShaughnessyWithout your love21st6
2002----
2003Mickey Joe HarteWe've got the world11th53
2004s----
2004fChris DoranIf the world stops turning23rd7
2005sDonna & Joseph McCaulLove?14th53
2005f----
2006sBrian KennedyEvery song is a cry for love9th79
2006fBrian KennedyEvery song is a cry for love10th93
2007s----
2007fDervishThey can't stop the spring24th5
2008s1Dustin The TurkeyIrelande douze pointe15th22
2008f----
2009s2Sinéad Mulvey & Black DaisyEt cetera11th52
2009f----
2010s2Niamh KavanaghIt's for you9th67
2010fNiamh KavanaghIt's for you23rd25
2011s2JedwardLipstick8th68
2011fJedwardLipstick8th119
2012s1JedwardWaterline6th92
2012fJedwardWaterline19th46
2013s1Ryan DolanOnly love survives8th54
2013fRyan DolanOnly love survives26th5
2014s2Can-linn feat. Kasey SmithHeartbeat12th35
2014f----
2015s2Molly SterlingPlaying with numbers12th35
2015f----
2016s2Nicky ByrneSunlight15th46
2016f----
2017s2Brendan MurrayDying to try13th86
2017f----

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IRELAND's

TOP10

(Ireland has given points 55 times 1975-2017*)

POSCOUNTRYPOINTS*CONTESTSAVERAGEnotes
1Latvia117176,9 
2Lithuania134216,4 
3United Kingdom202414,9language, neighbour
[ Australia1944,8 ]language
4Denmark184404,6 
5Sweden189434,4 
6Bulgaria43104,3 
7Estonia92224,2 
8Romania99244,1 
9Italy88233,8 
10Norway173463,8 
( 48FYR Macedonia0150,0 ) 
( 48Montenegro070,0 ) 
( 48San Marino050,0 ) 

* = points of ESC 2016 & 2017 are included in the statistics as unofficial combined results (so NOT as separate official jury and televoting points)


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Ireland

IRELAND's FRIENDS

TOP10

(Ireland has participated 46 times 1975-2017*)

POSCOUNTRYPOINTS*CONTESTSAVERAGEnotes
1United Kingdom271416,6language, neighbour
2Sweden219395,6 
3Luxembourg96185,3 
4Denmark178364,9 
5Austria165354,7 
6Switzerland171384,5 
7Belgium153384,0 
8Norway173434,0 
9Turkey124323,9 
10Italy93253,7 
( 50Georgia090,0 ) 

* = points of ESC 2016 & 2017 are included in the statistics as unofficial combined results (so NOT as separate official jury and televoting points)


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Ireland

Chart of the Irish entries

final update 23rd October 2016
thanks to 72 voters:

POSYEARPERFORMER(S)TITLEPOINTSFAVE
11993Niamh KavanaghIn your eyes35412
21987Johnny LoganHold me now3278
31996Eimear QuinnThe voice2999
41980Johnny LoganWhat's another year2383
51997Marc RobertsMysterious woman2355
61992Linda MartinWhy me?2302
71984Linda MartinTerminal 31903
81970DanaAll kinds of everything1712
91994Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettiganRock'n'roll kids1623
102011JedwardLipstick1400
111998DawnIs always over now?1172
121981SheebaHoroscopes1120
132013Ryan DolanOnly love survives1071
142010Niamh KavanaghIt's for you1052
152014Can-linn feat. Kasey SmithHeartbeat852
161985Maria ChristianWait until the weekend comes773
171991Kim JacksonCould it be that I'm in love752
182003Mickey Joe HarteWe've got the world722
192015Molly SterlingPlaying with numbers650
201972Sandie JonesCeol an ghra622
211995Eddie FrielDreamin'610
221974TinaCross your heart601
232016Nicky ByrneSunlight531
241969Muriel Day & The LindsaysThe wages of love491
241977The Swarbriggs + 2It's nice to be in love again491
261976Red HurleyWhen490
271986Luv BugYou can count on me470
281979Cathal DunneHappy man460
291973MaxiDo I dream451
302007DervishThey can't stop the spring401
302009Sinéad Mulvey & Black DaisyEt cetera401
322006Brian KennedyEvery song is a cry for love380
332012JedwardWaterline370
341988Jump the GunTake him home361
351968Pat McGeeganChance of a lifetime341
361965Butch MooreI'm walking the streets in the rain340
371990Liam ReillySomewhere in Europe330
381989Kiev Connolly & The Missing PassengersThe real me310
391978Colm C T WilkinsonBorn to sing280
401967Sean DunphyIf I could choose260
401982The DuskeysHere today, gone tomorrow260
402005Donna & Joseph McCaulLove?260
432000Eammon ToalMillennium of love170
441966Dickie RockCome back to stay120
451999The MullansWhen you need me110
452004Chris DoranIf the world stops turning110
472008Dustin The TurkeyIrelande douze pointe60
482001Gary O'ShaughnessyWithout your love50
491971Angela FarrellOne day love20
501975The SwarbriggsThat's what friends are for10

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