Eurovision 2021

#WOMEN: International Women’s Day 2021

Every year, March 8th celebrates International Women’s Day. This year at Eurovision Ireland, we are looking at some of the successful female Irish acts at the Eurovision Song Contest.

1970 – Dana

Dana was the first Irish winner and first Irish female winner at the Eurovision Song Contest. Dana won the Contest when it was held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and received a total of 32 points.

Video: YouTube/ESC:56-73

1992 – Linda Martin

Linda Martin was the second female Irish winner at the Eurovision Song Contest. Linda won the Contest when it was held in Malmo, Sweden and received a total of 155 points.

Video: YouTube/escLIVEmusic1

1993 – Niamh Kavanagh

Niamh Kavanagh was the third female Irish winner at the Eurovision Song Contest. Niamh won the Contest when it was held in Millstreet, Ireland and received a total of 187 points.

Video: YouTube/escLIVEmusic1

1996 – Eimear Quinn

Eimear Quinn was the fourth female Irish winner at the Eurovision Song Contest. Eimear won the Contest when it was held in Oslo, Norway and received a total of 162 points.

Video: YouTube/Victor Ovies

2021 – Lesley Roy

Could Lesley Roy become the fifth female Irish winner at the Eurovision Song Contest? Lesley will be taking part in the Contest, where it will be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Video: YouTube/The Late Late Show

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Looking for more 2021 News? Try: #WALES: Can i Gymru Crowns It’s 2021 Winner or #SLAVIANSKI: News From Estonia & Moldova

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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