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"When" was the
Irish
Irish
entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1976, written by Brendan Graham and performed in
English
English
by Red Vincent Hurley. The song is a ballad, with Hurley singing about the manner in which "my thoughts run on to you" at various times during the day. It is later revealed, however, that the lover he sings about is no longer with him, something which plays on his mind considerably. The song ends with a plea for this lover to return to him. The song was performed seventh on the night (following Belgium's Pierre Rapsat with "Judy et Cie" and preceding the Netherlands' Sandra Reemer with "The Party's Over (Sandra Reemer song), The Party's Over"). At the close of voting, it had received 54 points, placing 10th in a field of 18. It was succeeded as Republic of Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest, Irish representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 1977, 1977 Contest by The Swarbriggs, The Swarbriggs Plus Two with "It's Nice to Be in Love Again".


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Eurovision songs of Ireland Eurovision songs of 1976 1976 songs Pye Records singles Songs written by Brendan Graham {{ireland-stub