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Ireland
Flag of Ireland
Broadcaster RTÉ
Appearances
Appearances 30 (20 finals)
Debut NVSC #01
Best result 1st: #28
Worst result 19th in SF: #26
North Vision Ranking of Nations
Rank (#33) 18th
Highest ranking 3rd
Lowest ranking 55th
Ireland has participated in the North Vision Song Contest twenty-six times since making its debut in the first edition. The Irish broadcaster, Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), has been in charge for the country's participation since the 1st edition. The broadcaster hosted several selections, including Made In Ireland and Emerald Festival. However, some of their entries were selected internally.

Ireland's best result is their victory in the 28th edition, achieved by Lyra with the song "Falling". The country failed to qualify on various occasions, however, the worst result to date came in the 26th edition, with 19th place in the semi-final.

Ireland hosted the 29th edition of the contest. The contest has been broadcast since the 1st edition by RTÉ and had several commentators in charge either for radio or television.

Contestants

Table key
 Winner  Last place  Did not qualify to the semi-finals
 Second place  Automatically qualified to the final  Withdrawn or disqualified
 Third place  Did not qualify to the final  Did not compete
Edn. Artist Song Final Points Semi Points
#01 Alexandra Burke "The Silence" 17 82 8 77
#02 The Wanted "Walks like Rihanna"
Failed to qualify
18 39
#03 Leona Lewis "I See You" 5 137 3 103
#04 Bellefire "Say Something Anyway" 22 72 "Big 5" member
#05 Janet Devlin "Wonderful" 16 113 7 78
#06 Geraldine McQueen "Once Upon A Christmas Song" 25 32 9 79
#07 Clare Maguire "The Last Dance" 20 95 5 74
#08 Ryan Dolan "Start Again" 18 82 6 81
#09 Lesley Roy "Thinking Out Loud"
Failed to qualify
17 41
#10 Phildel feat. Sleepthief "Dust and Cloud" 18 89 7 74
#11 Janet Devlin "House of Cards" 11 136 2 105
#12 HomeTown "Where I Belong" 17 89 8 77
#13 Walking On Cars "Hand in Hand" 17 99 8 78
#14 Clare Maguire "The Shield and the Sword" 8 134 3 108
#15 Young Wonder "Enchanted"
Failed to qualify
17 35
#16 Markus Feehily "Love Is a Drug" 13 114 6 88
#17 Celtic Woman feat. Oonagh "Tír na nÓg" 10 117 4 95
#18 Shane Filan & Nadine Coyle "I Could Be"
Failed to qualify
18 39
Did not compete
#20 Aine Cahill "The Pictures" 19 183 4 167
Did not compete
#22 Bonzai "I Did"
Failed to qualify
12 124
Did not compete from #23 to #24
#25 Greywind "Circle" 23 148 10 130
#26 Laoise "You"
Failed to qualify
19 44
#27 Aine Cahill "Water Into Wine" 13 122
#28 Lyra "Falling" 1 561 1 297
#29 FLAVIA "Hateful" 25 87 "Big 6" member
#30 Empara Mi "Blood in the Water"
Failed to qualify
11 162
#31 Empara Mi "WYGD" 4 321 1 278
#32 Daniel Blume "Nights like This" 20 168 "Big 6" member
#33 Meg Mac "Give Me My Name Back"
Failed to qualify
13 118
#34

Other contests

OGAN Second Chance Contest

The contest takes place during the contest, usually during the second semi-final of the respective edition. It is not an televised event, but only through YouTube. Ireland debuted in the first edition, held for the eighth edition.

Edn.  Artist  Song  Final  Points 
#08 Little Green Cars "Down to the River" 18 47
#09 O.R.B. "Feel it in your Soul" 13 42
#10 Wonder Villians "Zola" 19 38
#11 Alex Winston "Sister Wife" 14 63
Did not participate
#13 Ellin Fflur "Sgwenna Dy Stori" 9 43
#14 London Rose "Kick Drum" 13 42
#15 Eve Belle "Too Young to Feel this Old" 15 37
#16 Ronan Keating "Fires" 11 73
Did not participate
#25 Heathers "Call Home" 6 63
#26 Laoise "Halfway" 13 46
Did not participate
#28 Tara Lee "Drive" 1 99
Did not participate
#30 Matt Taylor "Cut You Off" 9 61
#31 Janet Devlin "Honest Men" 18 29
#32 Jay Pryor feat. Ida "Rich Kid$" 14 52
#33 Flynn "One Of Us" 10 61

Junior North Vision Song Contest

Edn.  Artist  Song  Final  Points 
#04 Fresh Ré "Young" 18 33
Did not participate
#07 Fresh Ré "Get Down Low" 22 18
Did not participate
#11 Ruby O'Kelly "You Won't Stop Me" 15 32

              

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