The Irish singer Liam Reilly passed away at the age of 65. Liam Reilly is a famous name in the Eurovision fandom.
In 1988, he competed in the national final of Ireland with the song “Lifeline“. He ended in the 2nd place.
In 1990, he tried his luck again, this time with the song “Somewhere in Europe”. Reilly wrote and composed the song by himself.
He won in the national final and represented his home country at Eurovision 1990.
Liam ended as a runner-up performing a wonderful soft rock ballad. His performance is familiar namely following his warm voice and the piano playing:
In 1991, he returned to the Eurovision Song Contest as a writer and composer of “Could it be that I’m in love” by Kim Jackson
No doubt it’s a sad day to the Eurovision family and Irish music industry. Rest In Peace