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|Caption||Des Smyth in 8th National Song Contest (1972)|
|Programme||National Song Contest 1972|
Smyth, Des (- 2020)
Irish singer Des Smyth performing the song 'Let's Be Thankful', on stage at the Cork Opera House during the 8th National Song Contest on 13 February 1972. The National Song Contest chose a song to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest.
The contest was broadcast live on RTÉ Radio and Television; details on all that year's contestants can be found in the RTÉ Guide on 11 February 1972. Stills from this shoot accompaned a follow-up Guide article on the contest published on 18 February 1972.
|Date of photograph||
(13/Feb/1972 - 13/Feb/1972)