Flag of Ireland "The Last Dance"
Clare Maguire The Last Dance Cover
North Vision Song Contest 7 entry
Country Ireland
Artist(s) Clare Maguire
Language English
Songwriter(s) Fraser T Smith
Finals performance
Semi-final result 5th, 74 points
Final result 20th, 95 points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Once Upon A Christmas Song" (6)   
"Start Again" (8) ►

"The Last Dance" is a song by English-Irish singer-songwritter Clare Maguire. It was chosen to represent Ireland in the North Vision Song Contest 7 in the United Kingdom.

At North Vision

"The Last Dance" was decided to perform 18th out of 22 in the contest's first semi final. On the 3rd March it was announced that the song had qualified for the grand final, becoming the 6th time Ireland has been seen in the final.

In the final Maguire placed 20th out of 25 with 95 points, giving her the third highest placing of an Irish act in NVSC since the country's first participation.


Chart (2011) Peak


Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) 39
Denmark Airplay (Tracklisten) 3
Scotland (Official Charts Company) 12
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 23

The song was re-released in 2014 for Maguire's participation in the North Vison Song Contest 7.

Chart (2014) Peak


Ireland 7
Portugal 15