IRELAND

"Happy man" - Cathal Dunne

The Irish Final was held on February 4th at the RTE TV Studios in Dublin, hosted by Mike Murphy. The winning song was chosen by the votes of 10 regional juries.

1 No restrictions Tweed

4

5th

2 Angie Johnny Logan 15

3rd

3 Goodbye Anderson

3

6th=

4 The main attraction The Memories 13

4th

5 Hiding behind our smile Red Hurley & Tina

0

8th

6 Happy man Cathal Dunne 36

1st

7 Superstar Catriona Walsh

3

6th=

8 Too much is going on The Miami Showband 26

2nd

Cathal Dunne previously came 4th in the 1976 Irish Final. At the ESC he was 5th. Tina represented Ireland in ESC 1974 and Red Hurley did the same in 1976.

FINNISH NATIONAL FINAL 1979

1979 NATIONAL FINALS