Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000

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Eurovision Song Contest 2000
Country  Ireland
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 20 February 2000
Selected entrant Eamonn Toal
Selected song "Millennium of Love"
Finals performance
Final result 6th (92 points)
Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Eamonn Toal represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 in Stockholm after winning the national final selection. His song "Millennium of Love" was one of eight songs presented in the national final, which was held on 20 February 2000 at the RTÉ television centre in Dublin. For the first time since 1990, Pat Kenny did not host the event, the honor instead going to 1995 Eurovision Song Contest presenter Mary Kennedy. As in the 1999 national selection, regional televoting was used to determine the winner.[1]

Draw Song Performer Points Rank
1 "Millennium of Love" Eamonn Toal 76 1st
2 "Why Did You Have to Go?" Karl Power 30 8th
3 "All in a Lifetime" Liz Fletcher 48 4th
4 "When You Are Near" Shimma 55 3rd
5 "Shine" Lisa Stanley 34 6th
6 "Journey to the Center of Your Heart" Gavin McCormack 31 7th
7 "Feel Good Emotion" Audrey Lynch 47 5th
8 "Crossroads" John Hurley 64 2nd

Toal performed 23rd in the running order on the night of the contest. "Millennium of Love" went on to place 6th with 92 points. Millennium of Love" was the only entry that year to make a reference to the turn of the millennium.

Points Awarded by Ireland
12 points  Denmark
10 points  Russia
8 points  Latvia
7 points  Estonia
6 points  Sweden
5 points  Germany
4 points  Norway
3 points  Malta
2 points  Austria
1 point  Netherlands


Points Awarded to Ireland
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

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