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National Song Contest entrants (1970)

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Image ref no   2474/061
Caption   National Song Contest entrants (1970)
Programme   National Song Contest 1970  
Programme type    
Personalities/Groups   Maxi, Dick and Twink
Reilly, Pat
Scallon, Dana Rosemary (1951 -)
MacNally, John (- 2021)
Description   The entrants in the 6th National Song Contest in a publicity shot taken for the RTÉ Guide in the grounds of RTÉ in early 1970. Standing in the front row, from left to right, are; girl group Maxi, Dick and Twink, Pat Reilly (part of the duo Pat and Joan) and Dana (the winner). John MacNally is standing just behind Dana on the right.

The National Song Contest selected a song to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest. The 6th National Contest was broadcast live on RTÉ Television and Radio on 1 March 1970; stills from this shoot accompanied a Guide preview published on 27 February 1970.  
Collection   RTÉ Guide  
Photographer   Bedell, Roy  
Date of photograph   01/Jan/1970 - 27/Feb/1970
(01/Jan/1970 - 27/Feb/1970)  
Rights holder   RTÉ