Shay Healy

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Shay Healy (29 March 1943 – 10 April 2021)[1] was an Irish songwriter, broadcaster and journalist. He was best known for his role as host of Nighthawks, a RTÉ Television chat show. He was also known for composing "What's Another Year", Ireland's winning entry in the 1980 Eurovision Song Contest.

In 2004, Healy was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.[2]

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  1. Crowley, Sinéad. "Songwriter and broadcaster Shay Healy dies aged 78". RTÉ. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  2. Sunday Independent, "Presenting with Parkinson's", 18 December 2005

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