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Sophie Lennon: “It makes me feel super proud that I’m the first from Northern Ireland.”

Rehearsals for Junior Eurovision are quickly approaching, but this week we were able to grab Sophie Lennon from Ireland for a quick interview! Together we discussed her excitement for the contest and to represent her country, balancing her demanding schedule, and what she hopes to accomplish after the contest. Hello there Sophie, thanks for taking some time out of your …

Ireland’s Junior Eurovision 2022 Entry Released: Sophie Lennon Sings ‘Solas’

The Irish-language broadcaster TG4 has revealed Ireland’s entry for Junior Eurovision 2022! 13 year-old Sophie Lennon will perform Solas (meaning ‘light’) in Yerevan. Check out the newly released music video below! Sophie Lennon has a number of amazing achievements to her name. Her star rose in 2020 when a video of her singing O Holy Night for her grandfather went …

Irish Head of Delegation Outlines 2023 Eurovision Approach

Ireland’s recent history at the Eurovision Song Contest has been a tale of seemingly never-ending woes. Despite long-held nostalgia for the winning streaks of bygone years, the country has yet to conjure up a new winning formula. The last ten years, in particular, have been harrowing for Irish Eurovision fans: based upon the past decade, Ireland currently has the worst …

Sophie Lennon To Represent Ireland in Junior Eurovision 2022: Junior Eurovision Éire Recap

Welcome to our final recap of Junior Eurovision Éire, Ireland’s selection show for Junior Eurovision. Last night, the show reached its conclusion, and picked Ireland’s representative for Junior Eurovision 2022! Ireland will be represented by the incredible Sophie Lennon, who narrowly missed out on doing so in 2021. Firstly, let’s look at how the Grand Final played out, and then …

Liverpool 2023: 37 countries will participate in 2023

The list has finally dropped, and thankfully it did. With recent news about the withdrawal of Bulgaria, Montenegro and North Macedonia, there were fears of possibly more withdrawals to come, but those speculations are now over, as the EBU has finally confirmed that 37 countries will participate in the upcoming contest. 37 countries it is! In the end, it is …

Ireland’s Junior Eurovision Éire: Semi-Final Results Revealed and Grand Final Voting Now Open

Welcome back to our coverage of Junior Eurovision Éire — Ireland’s selection show for Junior Eurovision — as it draws closer to its conclusion! Last Sunday, the Irish-language broadcaster TG4 aired the show’s Semi-Final, wherein eight wonderful young talents competed for the coveted three spots in the Grand Final. Who made it to next week’s final, and how can #YOU …

Ireland’s Junior Eurovision Éire: Week Four Results

Welcome back! Last night marked the fourth episode of Junior Eurovision Éire, as the show moves ever closer to choosing Ireland’s Junior Eurovision 2022 representative. We’re now firmly over the halfway mark — this was the fourth show of six, and the last heat. So, how did it go? Each week, the show has platformed six promising talents, who must …

Folk Metal Band Cruachan Announce Bid to Represent Ireland at Eurovision 2023

Music fans of all stripes have lamented Ireland’s performance at Eurovision these past two decades, but Irish folk metal band Cruachan have decided to do something about it. In posts on the band’s social media accounts this past weekend, Cruachan announced that they “have submitted specially recorded song  for consideration to represent Ireland in next year’s Eurovision song contest.” We …

Ireland’s Junior Eurovision Éire: Week Three Results

Welcome back to our ongoing coverage of Junior Eurovision Éire, Ireland’s national selection show for Junior Eurovision. Last night, the third episode of the six-part series aired on TG4, introducing us to even more talented young singers aiming to represent Ireland in Yerevan this December. Each week, the show has platformed six promising talents, who must perform an Irish-language version …

Ireland’s Eurosong Special Returns as National Final for Eurovision 2023

RTÉ has announced that Ireland’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 will again be selected through an episode of the Late Late Show. The special episode, ‘The Eurosong Late Late Special,’ will air live in early 2023. In their announcement, RTÉ outlines what they are seeking in an entry: A “contemporary” artist who is “an accomplished songwriter with a …

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