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National Song Contest entrants (1970)

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Image ref no   2474/060
Caption   National Song Contest entrants (1970)
Programme   National Song Contest 1970  
Programme type    
Personalities/Groups   McGoldrick, Anna
MacNally, John (- 2021)
Kenny, Tony
Pat and Joan
Reilly, Pat
Harrington, John
O'Leary, Anthony
Murphy, Suzanne (1946 - )
Lunny, Dónal (1947 -)
Scallon, Dana Rosemary (1951 -)
Maxi, Dick and Twink
Description   The entrants in the 6th National Song Contest in a publicity shot taken for the RTÉ Guide in the RTÉ grounds in early 1970. From left to right; Anna McGoldrick, John MacNally, Tony Kenny, all-female duo Pat and Joan (Pat is Pat Reilly, on the right), John Harrington from We 4 (standing between Pat and Joan), Tony O'Leary, Suzanne Murphy and Dónal Lunny (both from We 4), Dana (the winner) and girl group Maxi, Dick and Twink.

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