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Shay Healy hits out at 'low life thug' who stole Eurovision trophy

‘Is there some young fellow in his bedroom standing in front a mirror with a hairbrush in his hand pretending he’s Johnny Logan?’

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SHAY HEALY HAS hit out at whoever stole his Eurovision trophy.

In a Facebook post, the songwriter and broadcaster said the trophy was stolen from his bathroom by “some low down, dirty rotten, low life thug, some audacious, irreverent, disrespectful and rude ass***e”.

Healy (74) won the trophy for writing Johnny Logan’s 1980 winning entry What’s Another Year.

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Healy wrote: “Who would steal such a thing? It’s not like it was any great shakes as a piece of art. It was a clear plastic multi layered ornament that had a gold coin floating in the interior of it.

Is there some young fellow in his bedroom standing in front a mirror with a hairbrush in his hand pretending he’s Johnny Logan, while my precious award sits on his mantelpiece forlorn and bereft of its proper home?

He continued: “When the trophy was here it was on the glass shelf in the bathroom. I’m not that fussed about awards and trophies but I resent somebody screwing with my musical history.”

Healy gave the whoever took the trophy a chance to bring it back, adding: “If you find yourself passing by you can drop back my trophy no questions asked.”

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