Ireland

Performers who have represented Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Ireland first participated in 1965 and made its most recent appearance in 2021. It has won the Contest seven times.

See national final entries for Ireland.

Named artist Backing artist Performers with multiple appearances for Ireland

Up to and including 2021.

NameAppearances
Pat Reilly5
Alain Pentony3
Leanne Moore3
Margot Daly3
Anne Bushnell2
Niamh Kavanagh2
Garrett Wall2
Jimmy Swarbrigg2
Janet Grogan2
Carol Keating2
Tommy Swarbrigg2
Jules Edwards2
Karen Black2
Nicola Kerr2
Eamonn Toal2
Paul Harrington2
Alan McGrath2
Linda Martin2
Edward Grimes2
Alison Vard Miller2
John Grimes2
Mary Clifford2
Johnny Logan2
Maxi2
Kim Jackson2
Rita O'Regan2
Donna Bissett2

Conductor Writers with more than one song for Ireland

Up to and including 2021.

NameSongs
Brendan J. Graham4
Jonas Gladnikoff3
Johnny Logan3
Jimmy Swarbrigg2
Tommy Swarbrigg2
Niall Mooney2
Joe Burkett2
Liam Reilly2

Conductor Conducted for Ireland more than once

NameAppearances
Noel Kelehan24
Colman Pearce4

Spokesperson Spokespeople with multiple appearances for Ireland

Up to and including 2021.

NameAppearances
Eileen Dunne10
John Skehan9
Nicky Byrne5
Brendan Balfe5
Derek Mooney4
Gay Byrne2
Frank Hall2
David Heffernan2
Sinéad Kennedy2

Appearances by year for Ireland

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
2021  List of performers is complete Maps
Writer Emilie Eriksson, Lesley Roy, Lukas Hällgren
Spokesperson  Ryan O'Shaughnessy
2020Story Of My Life
Writer Catt Gravitt, Lesley Roy, Robert Marvin, Tom Shapiro
2019  List of performers is complete 22
Writer Janieck van de Polder, Marcia Sondeijker, Roel Rats
Spokesperson  Sinéad Kennedy
2018  List of performers is complete Together
Writer Laura Elizabeth Hughes, Mark Caplice, Ryan O'Shaughnessy
Spokesperson  Nicky Byrne
2017  List of performers is complete Dying to Try
Writer James Newman, Jörgen Elofsson
Spokesperson  Nicky Byrne
2016  List of performers is complete Sunlight
Writer Nicky Byrne, Ronan Hardiman, Wayne Hector
Spokesperson  Sinéad Kennedy
2015  List of performers is complete Playing With Numbers
Writer Greg French, Molly Sterling
Spokesperson  Nicky Byrne
2014  List of performers is complete Heartbeat
Writer Hazel Kaneswaran, Jonas Gladnikoff, Patrizia Helander, Rasmus Palmgren
Spokesperson  Nicky Byrne
2013  List of performers is complete Only Love Survives
Writer Ryan Dolan, Wez Devine
Spokesperson  Nicky Byrne
2012  List of performers is complete Waterline
Writer Nick Jarl, Sharon Vaughn
Spokesperson  Gráinne Seoige
2011  List of performers is complete Lipstick
Writer Dan Priddy, Lars Halvor Jensen, Martin Michael Larsson
Spokesperson  Derek Mooney
2010  List of performers is complete It's For You
Writer Jonas Gladnikoff, Lina Eriksson, Mårten Eriksson, Niall Mooney
Spokesperson  Derek Mooney
2009  List of performers is complete Et Cetera
Writer Christina Schilling, Daniele Moretti, Jonas Gladnikoff, Niall Mooney
Spokesperson  Derek Mooney
2008Irelande Douze Pointe
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Darren Smith, Simon Fine
Spokesperson  Niamh Kavanagh
2007  List of performers is complete They Can't Stop The Spring
Writer John Waters, Tommy Moran
Spokesperson  Linda Martin
2006  List of performers is complete Every Song Is A Cry For Love
Writer Brian Kennedy
Spokesperson  Eimear Quinn
2005  List of performers is complete Love?
Writer Karl Broderick
Spokesperson  Dana
2004  List of performers is complete If My World Stopped Turning
Writer Brian McFadden, Jonathan Shorten
Spokesperson  Johnny Logan
2003  List of performers is complete We've Got The World
Writer Keith Molloy, Martin Brannigan
Spokesperson  Pamela Flood
2001  List of performers is complete Without Your Love
Writer Pat Sheridan
Spokesperson  Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh
2000  List of performers is complete Millennium of Love
Writer Gerry Simpson, Raymond Smyth
Spokesperson  Derek Mooney
1999  List of performers is complete When You Need Me
Writer Bronagh Mullan
Spokesperson  Clare McNamara
1998  List of performers is complete Is Always Over Now?
Writer Gerry Morgan
Spokesperson  Eileen Dunne
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1997  List of performers is complete Mysterious Woman
Writer John Farry
Spokesperson  Eileen Dunne
1996  List of performers is complete The Voice[Winning song]
Writer Brendan J. Graham
Spokesperson  Eileen Dunne
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1995Dreamin'
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Barry Woods, Richard Abbot
Spokesperson  Eileen Dunne
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1994  List of performers is complete Rock 'n' Roll Kids[Winning song]
Writer Brendan J. Graham
Spokesperson  Eileen Dunne
1993  List of performers is complete In Your Eyes[Winning song]
Writer Jimmy Walsh
Spokesperson  Eileen Dunne
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1992  List of performers is complete Why Me[Winning song]
Writer Johnny Logan
Spokesperson  Eileen Dunne
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1991Could It Be That I'm In Love
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Liam Reilly
Spokesperson  Eileen Dunne
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1990  List of performers is complete Somewhere In Europe
Writer Liam Reilly
Spokesperson  Eileen Dunne
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1989  List of performers is complete The Real Me
Writer Kiev Connolly
Spokesperson  Eileen Dunne
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1988  List of performers is complete Take Him Home
Writer Peter Eades
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1987  List of performers is complete Hold Me Now[Winning song]
Writer Johnny Logan
Spokesperson  Brendan Balfe
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1986  List of performers is complete You Can Count On Me
Writer Kevin Sheerin
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1985  List of performers is complete Wait Until The Weekend Comes
Writer Brendan J. Graham
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1984  List of performers is complete Terminal 3
Writer Johnny Logan
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1982Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Sally Keating
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1981  List of performers is complete Horoscopes
Writer Jim Kelly, Joe Burkett
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1980  List of performers is complete What's Another Year[Winning song]
Writer Shay Healy
Spokesperson  David Heffernan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1979  List of performers is complete Happy Man
Writer Cathal Dunne
Spokesperson  David Heffernan
Conductor  Proinnsías Ó Duinn
1978  List of performers is complete Born To Sing
Writer Colm Wilkinson
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1977  List of performers is complete It's Nice To Be In Love Again
Writer Jimmy Swarbrigg, Tommy Swarbrigg
Spokesperson  Brendan Balfe
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1976  List of performers is complete When
Writer Brendan J. Graham
Spokesperson  Brendan Balfe
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1975That's What Friends Are For
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Jimmy Swarbrigg, Tommy Swarbrigg
Spokesperson  Brendan Balfe
Conductor  Colman Pearce
1974  List of performers is complete Cross Your Heart
Writer Paul Lyttle
Spokesperson  Brendan Balfe
Conductor  Colman Pearce
1973  List of performers is complete Do I Dream
Writer George F. Crosbie, Jack Brierlev
Conductor  Colman Pearce
1972  List of performers is complete Ceol On Ghrá
Writer Joe Burkett, Liam MacUistín
Conductor  Colman Pearce
1971  List of performers is complete One Day Love
Writer Donald Martin, Ita Flynn
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1970  List of performers is complete All Kinds Of Everything[Winning song]
Writer Derry Lindsay, Jackie Smith
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Conductor  Dolf van der Linden
1969The Wages Of Love
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Michael Reade
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1968  List of performers is complete Chance Of A Lifetime
Writer John Kennedy
Spokesperson  Gay Byrne
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1967  List of performers is complete If I Could Choose
Writer Michael Coffey, Wesley Burrowes
Spokesperson  Gay Byrne
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1966  List of performers is complete Come Back To Stay
Writer Rowland Soper
Spokesperson  Frank Hall
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
1965  List of performers is complete I'm Walking The Streets In The Rain
Writer George Prendergast, Joe Harrigan, Teresa Conlon
Spokesperson  Frank Hall
Conductor  Gianni Ferrio
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