Success for Johnny Logan 'What's Another Year' wins the National Song Contest.
Back in 1980 Johnny Logan got his big break when he won the National Song Contest with the song 'What's Another Year', written by Shay Healy. Here we see Johnny collecting his trophy, and Shay Healy collecting his prize money of £500.
Logan went on to win the Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland. In 1987 he went on to win the competition for a second time with the song 'Hold Me Now'. Johnny Logan also composed the song 'Why Me?' sung by Linda Martin and the winning song in the 1992 Eurovision Song Contest.
The 1980 National Song Contest presented by Larry Gogan was broadcast live on RTÉ Television on 9 March 1980.