Irish National Finals 1988

Jump The Gun
Jump The Gun

The Irish Final was held at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin on March 6th, hosted by Marty Whelan & Maxi who represented Ireland in ESC 1973. The winner was chosen by an “expert” jury, one of whom was Sandy Kelly who was a member of the Duskeys that represented Ireland in ESC 1982.

1 Tearing up my heart Tranz-Am 44

7th

2 Dance to my own tune Fabienne 36

8th

3 Friends forever Timara Galassi 58

5th

4 Stop messin’ around Paul Duffy 70

3rd

5 Tar liom anois Grace Dunne 53

6th

6 Take him home Jump The Gun 92

1st

7 Lifeline Liam Reilly 85

2nd

8 In and out of love Leanne & Hotline 60

4th

 

Liam Reilly
Liam Reilly

The lead singer of Jump The Gun – Peter Eades – previously came 2nd in the 1979 Irish Final (in ‘The Miami Showband’) & equal 5th in 1980. At the ESC, Jump The Gun were 8th.

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