Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998


Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998

ESC National Year
Year = 1998
Country = IRL
Preselection = National Final
Preselection date = 8 March 1998 | Entrant = Dawn Martin
Song = Is Always Over Now?
SF result = N/A
Final result = 9th of 25 (64 points)

Dawn Martin represented Ireland in the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest after winning the national final selection. Her song "Is Always Over Now?" was one of eight songs presented in the national final, which was held on 8 March 1998 at the RTÉ television centre in Dublin. Pat Kenny hosted the event, and the winner was selected by regional juries. ["http://www.geocities.com/national_finals_90s_00s/Ireland1998.html]

Dawn performed 13th in the running order on the night of the contest. Paul Harrington, who won the contest for Ireland in 1994, performed backing vocals. "Is Always Over Now?" went on place 9th with 64 points.

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