Eurovision By Year
1995 OverviewHOST COUNTRY: Ireland HOST CITY: Dublin HOST VENUE: Point Theatre HOST BROADCASTER: RTÉ HOST PRESENTERS: Mary Kennedy INTERVAL ACTS: Lumen
GRAND FINAL: 13th May
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 23
Who Won in 1995?
ARTIST Secret Garden
1995 FactsThere were rumours that Ireland had entered a song that would not be too popular with the European audience so as to avoid hosting the contest for a fourth time. This was never proven, however it did inspire an episode of 'Father Ted' in which the Priests decide to enter a song called 'My Lovely Horse'.
The winning song proved a little controversial as it was more instrumental than vocal performance