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Wild Youth With ‘We Are One’ Will Represent Ireland at Eurovision 2023

The results are in — Ireland has chosen Wild Youth’s We Are One to represent the country in the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. The band emerged triumphant in The Late Late Eurosong Special, in which Ireland’s entry was selected by a televote alongside the votes of international and national juries. You can check out the song here: Per RTÉ: “Wild Youth …

Wild Youth Interview: “We want to do everything it takes to achieve huge success in Liverpool.”

We continue our Eurosong 2023 interview series with massive Eurovision fan and Wild Youth keyboardist and vocalist Conor O’Donohoe. Eurovision fans may remember Conor from his infamous tweet to RTE Head of Delegation Michael Kealy, asking if he could write Ireland’s 2023 Eurovision entry, and have Wild Youth perform it. That dream became a reality when the Eurosong finalists were …

Ireland’s Six 2023 Eurosong Entries Released

A new year has arrived, and with it, renewed hopes for Ireland at Eurovision. For the past decade, the country has struggled immensely to compete on the Eurovision stage — indeed, only one Irish entry has qualified to the Grand Final in the last nine years (Ryan O’Shaughnessy’s Together in 2018). Despite its status as the country with the most Eurovision …

Weakest Link, New Year’s Party, and More: BBC Announces Eurovision-Themed Programming

2023 is set to be a momentous year for the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest. Following a truly Herculean turn-around thanks to tour de force Sam Ryder, British interest in the Contest seems to be rekindled. The BBC is looking to shepherd that interest into the new year. To do so, it seems that the BBC will be …

“It’s Going to Change”: Irish Head of Delegation Shares New Eurosong Details

In a new interview, Michael Kealy (RTÉ Executive Producer and Irish Head of Delegation) has shared new details about Ireland’s selection process for Eurovision 2023 — and drops some hints about the future. Speaking to the Éirevision Podcast, Kealy outlined a few key pieces of information about the upcoming 2023 edition of The Late Late Eurosong Special. Chief among them …

Sophie Lennon interview: “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 …

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