The Country Quiz: Ireland!

How well do you know the history of Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest? Test out your knowledge here!

 
What is the title of the Irish Eurovision entry from 1977 and what position did it finish in?
 
It’s Nice to Be in Love Again, 3rd place
Born to Sing, 5th place
Cross Your Heart, 7th place
 
 
Ireland has finished in last place in the Eurovision final twice in recent years (2007 and 2013) and both finished with the same amount of points. How many points did they receive?
 
5 points
7 points
2 points
 
 
From which position in the running order did Ryan O’Shaughnessy perform from in the 2018 Eurovision final?
 
24th  
17th
9th  
 
 
Which Irish Eurovision entry finished with the lyrics ‘and don’t forget the Swiss’
 
Irlande Douze Points
Et Cetera
Dreamin’
 
 
How many Irish entries have been performed in Irish language?
 
One entry
Three entries  
Six entries
 
 
Out of the previous Irish winners, which of the following three is in correct chronological order, i.e. earliest year to most recent?
 
Dana, Linda Martin, Eimear Quinn
Niamh Kavanagh, Johnny Logan, Eimear Quinn
Johnny Logan, Eimear Quinn, Linda Martin
 
   
Since the introduction of the semi-finals, what is the biggest non-qualification streak Ireland has had?
 
4 years
2 years
3 years
 
 
Ireland did not participate in 1983. Which former or future Irish winner represented Ireland when they returned to the contest in 1984?
 
Linda Martin
Johnny Logan
Niamh Kavanagh
 
 
What colour featured on Jedward’s jackets during their 2011 performance of Lipstick?
 
Red
Silver
Blue
 
 
Which Irish Eurovision winner received the highest number of points? (As of 2018)
 
Rock ‘n’ Roll Kids
In Your Eyes
Hold Me Now
 

How well did you know the history of Ireland at Eurovision? Share with us how many you got correct, and share with us your favourite moment of Ireland at Eurovision!

Want to explore more of the Irish Eurovision history? Check out our Best of the Bunch: Ireland

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