12th March 2006

Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1J 7LA

Who would have thought that the voting preferences of the Maltese judge at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest could have had such an effect on history? For, by handing the maximum 12 points to Niamh Kavanagh’s pleasant-enough-but-hardly-earth-shattering ballad ‘In Your Eyes’, giving Ireland the prize over plucky little UK’s Sonia [we came second? Blimey, that…