|Appearances||13 (5 finals)|
|Best result||3rd: #02|
|Worst result||19th in SF: #05|
Ireland has participated in the contest 13 times since its debut in 1st edition. The Irish broadcaster, Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), has been the organiser of the Irish entries since the country's debut in the contest.
The country's best result is the 3rd place in the 2nd edition, with Ryan Dolan and his song "Start Again". The country's worst result is the 19th place in the semi-final in the 5th edition of the contest.
Contestants & Results
|01||Hozier||From Eden||Failed to qualify||14||35|
|02||Ryan Dolan||Start Again||3||120||3||61|
|03||Hozier||Someone New||Failed to qualify||10||50|
|05||The Script||Breakeven||Failed to qualify||19||33|
|08||HomeTown||The Night We Met||16||85||9||79|
|09||Sinead O'Connor||No Man's Woman||Failed to qualify||17||39|
|10||Ronan Keating||The Way You Make Me Feel||15||46|
|11||Markus Feehily||Love Is A Drug||8||114||Big 5 member|
|13||Anúna ft Linda Lampenius||Greensleeves||Failed to qualify||12||65|