Ireland’s 1971 Eurovision singer, Angella Farrell, finished 11th of 18 in the contest staged in Dublin’s Gaiety theatre. Scanned from New Spotlight, March 1971: Photos not credited by probably Roy Esmonde or Mark Nolan 1971 / 70s / Magazines / Music - Mainstream / New Spotlight Tags: eurovision share You Might Also Like Scene – 1976 – Irish Weekly Music Magazine May 27, 2012 Ireland’s First Music Festival – with Thin Lizzy – Sept 4, 1970 August 27, 2012 NME September 1979 – The Undertones September 11, 2011 This Post Has One Comment jaykay 2 Jun 2012 And blimey, weren’t we glad she didn’t win! Would have bankrupted the country. They made sure it wouldn’t happen again either in 1972 with that piece of crap “Ceol an Gra”. We had to learn it at school: “Eistigi, eistigi, cloisim aris e, ceol an ghra… Bad at the time, still bad. We had to wait until 1980 for the “glory” of European success. Which we were desperate to win. But it’s not a bit like that these days… ummm, wait… Comments are closed.