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Editorial: What can Ireland do to regain their dominance in Eurovision?

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not represent the opinions of ESCUnited as a whole. Ireland has participated in Eurovision since 1965 and currently holds the record for most wins in contest history – an amazing seven wins, with three being consecutive (1992, 1993, and 1994). Their seventh and final win came in …

(UPDATED) Ireland: RTÉ unveils Miles Graham as last entrant, sparks instant internet debate

Dublin 21 January 2022 Irish Broadcaster RTÉ have revealed the sixth and final Eurosong 2022 participant. Miles Graham’s “Yeah We’re Gonna Get Out of It” is the last hopeful competing to represent the Emerald Isle in Turin. The song, written by Graham, Justin Broad and Paul Herman, is intended as a message of hope to anyone in a repressed social …

Ireland return to The Late Late Show for Eurovision 2022

RTÉ have begun their process for Eurovision 2022 earlier than usual, and have this Friday evening confirmed that they would return to “musical democracy in action” – that’s right, The Late Late Show returns as the Irish selection process for 2022! Ireland's 2022 entry will be selected on a Eurovision #LateLate Show Special 💚⭐️🇮🇪✨🎤 Got what it takes? Go to …

Ireland: Listen to Lesley’s Maps

RTÉ, the Irish national broadcaster, reconfirmed Lesley Roy as countries representative for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest and last week it was revealed that she will sing Maps in Rotterdam this May. This morning during the morning radio show the song was premiered and now it is available on all streaming platforms and on YouTube. Lesley wrote her song in collaboration with Lukas …

Will Lesley Roy sing “Maps” for Ireland?

We may have had the Irish entry’s title leaked, if lyric site Genius is anything to go by – the website lists “Maps” as an unreleased track by Lesley Roy that appears on the Eurovision 2021 album! The song is marked as ‘unreleased’ among a number of other entries from this year’s contest, including Cyprus’ “El Diablo”, Greece’s “Last Dance”, …

Rumors circulate that The Rua could represent Ireland at Eurovision 2020

Today a post surfaced on The Irish Sun website that declared that The Rua are being considered for Eurovision 2020, quoting an anonymous source and using personal deduction. While we don’t know if this claim is factual or not, the site itself made a strong claim for why the band should be in Rotterdam. For readers who are unfamiliar with …

Ireland: RTE open for song submissions

2019 was not exactly the best year for Ireland and RTE, but the Irish national broadcaster is already looking forward and in hopes of turning their bad luck for 2020. [AdSense-B] RTE has announced that they will once again select the country’s representative through an internal selection, which has been done since 2016. However, that has resulted in only 1 …

Ireland: New Plans For Ireland

It was previously announced by ourselves, after speaking with RTE, that the Irish announcement of plans for Stockholm would be made in September / October. Today in another conversation with RTE, they have explained the reason for this delay. RTE have revealed that their initial plan to reveal their plans for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest have been delayed, they …

Ireland: Announcement in September / November

The seven time Eurovision winners, Ireland will participate in Stockholm next May, and RTE have announced to ESCUnited.com that the announcement regarding the selection process Irish will be using will be announced in September or October. It is expected that Ireland will use a national selection as in previous years, with some changes to be made. Ireland have failed to qualify …

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