Irlande 1965

Ireland was represented by Butch Moore, with the song ‘ »I’m Walking the Streets in the Rain« , at the 1965 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 20 March in Naples. This was Ireland’s first time to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest.

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 Paul Russel « Concerto of Love »
4 Unknown Artist « House on the Hill »
5 Butch Moore « I’m 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

Butch Moore at Eurovision

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

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