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Irish delegation celebrates backstage at Eurovision (1993)

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Caption   Irish delegation celebrates backstage at Eurovision (1993)
Programme   Eurovision Song Contest 1993  
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Personalities/Groups   Kavanagh, Niamh (1968 -)
Knox, David Blake
Wall, Gareth
Description   Niamh Kavanagh and members of the Irish delegation celebrate a good score, during the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, backstage in the green room of the Green Glens Arena, Millstreet, County Cork on 15 May 1993. RTÉ producer David Blake Knox is first left. Niamh Kavanagh is in the centre of shot wearing red. Gareth Wall, one of her backing singers is on the left, while RTÉ producer John McHugh, the Head of the Irish delegation, and Shay Healy, the composer of the 1980 winner 'What's Another Year?' are on the right (not clearly visible). Kavanagh won the contest with 'In Your Eyes', the second of three consecutive wins for Ireland.

The contest was broadcast live on 15 May 1993. The RTÉ Guide published a Eurovision supplement on 14 May 1993. A report on the behind-the-scenes preparations was published in RTÉ's staff magazine 'Access' on 27 May 1993.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   Harding, Peter  
Date of photograph   15/May/1993
(15/May/1993 - 15/May/1993)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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