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1996 Eurovision Winner Eimear Quinn

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Eimear Quinn performing “The Voice” which placed 1st and won the contest for Ireland with 162 points in the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. The 41st edition of the competition show took place at the Oslo Spektrum in Oslo, Norway on May 18th, 1996. (source) Eurovision Song Contest Winner …

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1995 Eurovision Winner Secret Garden

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Secret Garden performing “Nocturne” most of the song was instrumental which placed 1st and won the contest for Norway with 148 points in the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. (source) Eurovision Song Contest Winner for 1995: Secret Garden Song: Nocturne Winning Country: Norway Performed in: Ireland

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1994 Eurovision Winner Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan

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Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan performing “Rock ‘n’ Roll Kids” which placed 1st and won the contest for Ireland with 226 points in the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. (source) Eurovision Song Contest Winner for 1994: Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan Song: Rock ‘n’ Roll Kids Winning Country: Ireland Performed …

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1993 Eurovision Winner Niamh Kavanagh

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Niamh Kavanagh was the winner of this Eurovision for Ireland with the song, “In Your Eyes”. (source) Eurovision Song Contest Winner for 1993: Niamh Kavanagh Song: In Your Eyes Winning Country: Ireland Performed in: Ireland

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1992 Eurovision Winner Linda Martin

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Linda Martin performing “Why Me?” which placed 1st and won the contest for Ireland with 155 points in the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. (source) Eurovision Song Contest Winner for 1992: Linda Martin Song: Why Me Winning Country: Ireland Performed in: Sweden

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1988 Eurovision Winner Céline Dion

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For Céline Dion, winning the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest was the starting point of her globe-wide career. Had she only been known in Canada and France before 1988, the Eurovision Song Contest gave her the opportunity to record songs which would sell millions of copies all around the world. (source) …

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1987 Eurovision Winner Johnny Logan

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Johnny Logan was the winner for Ireland with the song “Hold Me Now”. That made him the first performer to win the contest twice, as he had won also in 1980. (source) Eurovision Song Contest Winner for 1987: Johnny Logan Song: Hold Me Now Winning Country: Ireland Performed in: Belgium

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1981 Eurovision Winner Bucks Fizz

“Bucks Fizz performing “Making Your Mind Up” which placed 1st and won the contest for United Kingdom with 136 points in the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. The 26th edition of the competition show took place at the Simmonscourt Pavillion, Royal Dublin Society in Dublin, Ireland on April 4th, 1981.” Eurovision Song Contest Winner for …

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1980 Eurovision Winner Johnny Logan

“The Irish Johnny Logan who would later be called “Mr. Eurovision” secured Ireland’s second victory. The Australian-born singer who only became an Irish citizen after he sang for Ireland in the 1980 contest, would later return and win the contest again in 1987.” (source) Eurovision Song Contest Winner for 1980: Johnny …

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1971 Eurovision Winner Séverine

“The small principality of Monaco won for the first time with the song Un Banc, Un Abre, Une Rue by French-born Séverine.” (source) Eurovision Song Contest Winner for 1971: Séverine Song: Un Banc, Un Abre, Une Rue Winning Country: Monaco Performed in: Ireland

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1970 Eurovision Winner Dana

“Dana made an attempt to enter the Eurovision Song Contest in 1969, coming in second in the Irish National Song Contest with the song Look Around. The next year she was invited to compete again with the song All Kinds Of Everything, which went on to win the competition on …

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