Dundalk All Time Greats: Profile #6 Liam Reilly
Bord in Dundalk in 1955, Liam Reilly is the founding member of renowned local group Bagatelle.
The band was formed in 1978 with drummer Wally McConville and bassist Ken Doyle with guitarist John O’Brien.
Liam made a name for himself as a solo artist when he left Bagatelle in the mid-1980s.
In 1990 he was Ireland’s entry in to the Eurovision Song Contest in Zagreb in Croatia, with his song Somewhere in Europe. Liam came close to winning the contest, finishing in second place.
Liam also composed the following year’s entry to the competition - Could It Be that I’m In love - which was sung by Kim Jackson.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.