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Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1993

Eurovision Song Contest 1993
Country  Ireland
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 14 March 1993
Selected entrant Niamh Kavanagh
Selected song "In Your Eyes"
Finals performance
Final result 1st, 187 points
Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest
1994►

Ireland was the host country of the Eurovision Song Contest 1993, held in Millstreet's Green Glens Arena, after Linda Martin won the 1992 Contest with "Why Me?". Radió Telfís Éireann (RTÉ) held a national final to select the Irish entry for the contest, which was won by Niamh Kavanagh and the song "In Your Eyes".

National final

The Irish national final was held on 14 March at the Point Theatre in Dublin, hosted by Pat Kenny. 8 songs competed to represent the host country at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, with the final winner selected by the votes of ten regional juries.

National Final - 14 March 1993
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Niamh Kavanagh "In Your Eyes" 118 1
2 Suzanne Bushnell "Long Gone" 54 7
3 Patricia Roe "If You Changed Your Mind" 75 3
4 Róisín Ní hAodha "Mo Mhúirnín Óg" 34 8
5 Champ "2nd Time Around" 79 2
6 Off The Record "Hold Out" 61 6
7 Dav McNamara "Stay" 67 4
8 Perfect Timing "Why Aren't We Talking Anyway" 62 5

At Eurovision

Niamh Kavanagh represented for the host country on 15 May in Millstreet, performing 14th in the running order, following Sweden and preceding Luxembourg. Kavanagh received 187 points, receiving the maximum 12 points a total of 7 times: from Italy, Malta, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and receiving points from all competing nations. This was Ireland's fifth victory in the contest, and as such Ireland would be the hosts of the 1994 Contest.

See also

External links

  • Irish National Final 1993

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