They Can't Stop the Spring

"They Can't Stop the Spring" is a song by Irish band Dervish. On 16 February 2007, on The Late Late Show, it was chosen as the song Dervish would sing at the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki. It was written by John Waters and Tommy Moran. The song qualified directly for the Eurovision final (owing to Ireland's tenth placing in the 2006 event), but came last in the final[1] receiving only five points from Albania (backup jury).

"They Can't Stop the Spring"
Eurovision Song Contest 2007 entry
Cathy Jordan, Liam Kelly,
Brian McDonagh, Shane Mitchell,
Michael Holmes, Tom Morrow
John Waters, Tommy Moran
John Waters, Tommy Moran
Finals performance
Final result
Final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Every Song Is a Cry for Love" (2006)   
"Irelande Douze Pointe" (2008) ►

The song was succeeded as Irish representative at the 2008 Contest by Dustin the Turkey with "Irelande Douze Pointe".

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Brian Kennedy
with "Every Song Is a Cry for Love"
Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Dustin the Turkey
with "Irelande Douze Pointe"


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