The introduction to the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest hosted by Ireland for the first time. The production was also one of the first home produced colour television programmes.

Bernadette Ní Ghallchóir introduces the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest from Dublin's Gaiety Theatre. The programme was one of the first home produced colour television programmes by RTÉ. The programme opens with a couple being taken by horse and carriage through St Stephen's Green and arriving at the Gaiety Theatre.

Bernadette Ní Ghallchóir introduces proceedings in Irish, French and English.