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Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1965

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Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1965

Eurovision Song Contest 1965
Country  Ireland
National selection
Selection process National final - juries
Selected entrant Butch Moore
Selected song "Walking the Streets in the Rain"
Finals performance
Final result 6th, 11 points
Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest

Ireland was represented by Butch Moore, with the song '"Walking the Streets in the Rain", at the 1965 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 20 March in Naples.

National final

The final was held at the studios of broadcaster RTÉ in Dublin, hosted by Bunny Carr. Twelve songs took part, with the winner chosen by voting from twelve regional juries. Other participants included future Irish representative Dickie Rock (1966).

Draw Artist Song Place
1 Frances McDermott "Another Day, Another Dream" 6
2 Joan Connolly "Another Star, Another Tear" 3
3 Unknown Artist "Concerto of Love" -
4 Unknown Artist "House on the Hill" -
5 Butch Moore "Walking the Streets in the Rain" 1
6 Patricia Cahill "I Stand Still" 2
7 Dickie Rock "I Still Love You" 7
8 Jim Doherty Trio "Love Me Truly" -
9 Unknown Artist "On Such a Night" -
10 Brendan Bowyer "Suddenly I'm in Love" 5
11 John Keogh "Yesterday's Dream" 3
12 Unknown Artist "You Said You Loved Me" -

Eurovision Final

Ireland performed 4th at the beginning of the startfield. Ireland finished 6th with 11 points.

Points Awarded by Ireland

5 points  Austria
3 points  Luxembourg
1 point  France
Points Awarded to Ireland
5 points 3 points 1 point


  • Eurovision Song Contest : National Final : Ireland 1965 -

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