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


2 Dance to my own tune Fabienne 36


3 Friends forever Timara Galassi 58


4 Stop messin’ around Paul Duffy 70


5 Tar liom anois Grace Dunne 53


6 Take him home Jump The Gun 92


7 Lifeline Liam Reilly 85


8 In and out of love Leanne & Hotline 60



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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