Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1982

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Eurovision Song Contest 1982
Country  Ireland
National selection
Selection process National final - Regional juries
Selection date(s) 14 March 1982
Selected entrant The Duskeys
Selected song "Here Today Gone Tomorrow"
Finals performance
Final result 11th, 49 points
Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest
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The Irish National Final was held on 14 March 1982 by RTÉ in Dublin, Ireland.

National final[edit]

Eight finalists took part with the winner being chosen by the votes of 11 regional juries. The winner of the Irish National Contest, The Duskeys, previously took part in the 1981 Irish national final performing as 'The Duskey Sisters' tying 3rd with Tony Kenny, coming behind Karen Black and The Nevada, and winners Sheeba.

Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 The Duskeys "Here Today Gone Tomorrow" 19 1
2 Iain Freeman "Qu'il Passe" (Let Him Come Past) 14 4
3 Chips "Tissue of Lies" 2 8
4 Tony Kenny "Wherever you go" 8 6
5 Heads "Goodbye to Loneliness" 10 5
6 Deuce of Hearts "All Over Again" 15 3
7 Jody McStravick "Is There Anyone Out There?" 17 2
8 Sheeba "Go Raibh Maith Agat" (Thank You) 3 7
Jury Votes
Song A B C D E F G H I J K Total
Here Today Gone Tomorrow 2 2 5 1 2 3 4 19
Qu'il Passe 2 1 1 1 2 2 5 14
Tissue of Lies 1 1 2
Wherever You Go 1 1 3 2 1 8
Goodbye to Loneliness 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 10
All Over Again 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 3 15
Is There Anyone Out There 4 6 2 5 17
Go Raibh Maith Agat 2 1 3

A=Dublin Regional, B=Letterkenny, C=Clonmel, D=Galway, E=Dundalk, F=Cork, G=Castlebar, H=Listowel, I=Cavan, J=Tullamore, K=Dublin Central

Eurovision final[edit]

Ireland performed 17th at the end of the startfield. They finished 11th out of 18 with 49 points.

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