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Celebrations backstage after Ireland wins Eurovision (1993)

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Caption   Celebrations backstage after Ireland wins Eurovision (1993)
Programme   Eurovision Song Contest 1993  
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Personalities/Groups   Kavanagh, Niamh (1968 -)
Balfe, Brendan
Healy, Shay
McHugh, John
Description   Niamh Kavanagh and members of the Irish delegation celebrate her win in the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, just after the final score was announced, backstage in the green room of the Green Glens Arena, Millstreet, County Cork on 15 May 1993. Shay Healy, the composer of Ireland's 1980 Eurovision winner 'What's Another Year?', is first right. Niamh Kavanagh is in the centre of shot wearing red. RTÉ producer John McHugh, the Head of the Irish delegation, is seated between Kavanagh and Healy. RTÉ broadcaster Brendan Balfe is in the left foreground. 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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