Ireland

Performers who have represented Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Ireland first participated in 1965 and made its most recent appearance in 2019. It has won the Contest seven times.

Performers with multiple appearances for Ireland

Up to and including 2019.

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

Conductor Conducted for Ireland more than once

NameAppearances
Noel Kelehan24
Colman Pearce4

Appearances by year for Ireland

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