Ireland were once considered the masters of the Eurovision Song Contest and, to this day, are still the record holders in that their haul of 7 Eurovision 1st place finishes has yet to be equaled by another country. The majority of Ireland’s Eurovision wins came in a ‘golden period’ in the mid ’90s, where the island nation won an unprecedented 3 Eurovisions in a row – a feat which has never been done before nor since.
Unfortunately for Ireland though, their last successful Eurovision campaign was way back in 1996 and Ireland has not reached the final of the competition since 2013. This animated infographic from Littlewoods Ireland shows some of Ireland’s most interesting Eurovision facts and statistics as well as a few fun omens which suggest that victory may well be on the cards for Ireland at long last.
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