Category Archives: Ireland

366 The Voice – Eimear Quinn (Ireland, 1996)

The most recent of Ireland’s record-setting seven winning songs is at No. 366, 58 places higher than win No. 6 (see No. 424). Higher too than win No. 4 – Linda Martin’s Why Me fell short of the Top 500 … Continue reading

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424 Rock ‘n’ Roll Kids – Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan (Ireland, 1994)

Rock ‘n’ Roll Kids holds a unique place in the pantheon of Eurovision winners, its triumph being the only time a country has won the contest three times in a row. Two consecutive wins is slightly more common, achieved four times … Continue reading

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442 Terminal 3 – Linda Martin (Ireland, 1984)

First there was Lys Assia (see No. 474), then Charlotte Perrelli (see No. 449) and now Linda Martin joins the ranks of Eurovision winners who are represented in the Top 500 by another song rather than their winner. Written by Johnny … Continue reading

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482 Waterline – Jedward (Ireland, 2012)

Lipstick finished in a very respectable eighth place the year before but it’s the twins’ 2012 entry, the more conventional pop number Waterline, that finds a place inside our Top 500, even though it ended up 11 places lower. Jedward – John and … Continue reading

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