Named artist Writer Colm Wilkinson

Created the role of Jean Valjean in the original West End and Broadway productions of Les Misérables.

YearCountrySongRole
1978Ireland Born To Sing Named artist artist
1978Ireland Born To Sing Writer writer

National final entries

Named artists only.

YearCountrySongRole
1980Ireland You Have Named artist artist (The Dajacs)
1978Ireland Born To Sing [Winning song] Named artist artist
1977Ireland There Was A Dream Named artist artist
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Trains at Eurovision

There was good news for lovers of both railways and the Eurovision Song Contest this year as Moldova’s Zdob și Zdub returned to the competition to celebrate a train journey between Chișinău and Bucharest.

But trains, stations and railway are nothing new to the lyrics of Eurovision, with over 25 songs featuring them in some way. So here is a rundown of the 10 most railwayish entries from 66 years of the Eurovision Song Contest.

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