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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 …

Ireland joins Junior Eurovision

Ireland will make its debut in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest later this year, the EBU has confirmed. The broadcaster representing the country is TG4, an Irish Gaelic language television channel. The channel aims to send an Irish-language entry to the contest and will launch a nationwide talent search for singers aged between 10 to 15 years old to perform …

Ireland: ‘Odious little man’ Billy McGuinness criticises selection

Ireland’s national final has come under fire once again from Irish musician Billy McGuinness for featuring an entry composed entirely of Swedish artists and writers. The Aslan singer – who made headlines last year when erupting into an argument with Linda Martin during Eurosong, with the Eurovision winner branding him an ‘odious little man’ – has said “Surely a Swedish …

Ireland: Meet the participants

Ireland’s national broadcaster RTÉ has confirmed the five acts that will take part in this year’s Eurosong. Nikki Kavanagh returns after losing out to Jedward in 2011 with “Falling”. The other acts include Swedish singer Erika Selin who was set to perform Timoteij’s “Kom” at Melodifestivalen 2010. The five acts aiming to represent Ireland are; Alex Saint – She’s So …

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