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Liam Reilly

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Name:Liam O’Reilly
Born:29-1-1955
Nationality:Irish
   
National Finals:Irish National Final 1990, 1988
ESC Entries:Somewhere in Europe
   
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Biography

Liam Reilly, was an Irish singer/songwriter and  musician . He was a member of the group Bagatelle. He left the group in the mid-1980s and moved to the USA. There he started a solo career and recorded his first album  “Savannah Serenade”. In 1988 he took part in the Irish National Song Contest, the national final for the Eurovision Song Contest, with the song “Lifeline”. He became 2nd but came back to win the event in 1990. As a composer, Reilly returned to Eurovision in 1991 when he wrote Kim Jackson’s entry “Could it be that I’m in love”.
Liam Reilly also produced cassette ‘Throwing Caution to the Wind’. All songs were written by him except ‘Georgia on My Mind’ and ‘Moonriver’.
Reilly passed away “suddenly and peacefully” at his home on 1 January 2021.

Entries

Country:Ireland
Year:1990
Language:English
   
Artist:Liam Reilly
Song:Somewhere in Europe
Lyrics:Liam Reilly
Composer(s):Liam Reilly
Conductor:Noel Kelehan
   
Backings:

Kim Jackson

Mary Downes

Results 
Points:132
Position:2
Running order:17
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