However, it has been confirmed that the event will take place in Tel Aviv.
Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.
Mickey Harte has been in a stand-off with RTÉ since June 2011.
“We don’t turn the other cheek to those who boycott us.”
The Embassy of Israel said the boycott will not facilitate Ireland’s role or influence in the Middle East.
Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin called for a boycott of the Independence Day celebrations.
"The resonances are huge": Carrie Crowley on why she's supporting a boycott of the Eurovision in Israel next year
She was speaking as part of a group of Irish artists and public figures like Eurovision commentator Mike Murphy, music legend Christy Moore and Senator David Norris who launched the boycott campaign today in Dublin.
Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.
The news comes following the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.
Lorde has been accused of joining a “a global antisemitic boycott of Israel” by an outspoken rabbi.
Dublin GAA supporters are planning to boycott all retail outlets in Croke Park after banning of flag
Dublin will face Armagh, Down or Monaghan in their All-Ireland quarter-final next Saturday in Croke Park.
Sheila Cloney was caught in the middle of a fight which saw Catholics boycott Protestant businesses, farms and schools.
“Forty white actors in two years and no flava at all,” said Spike Lee.
Former Laois selector Declan O’Loughlin is calling for a boycott of Nowlan Park if the O’Moore County beat Wicklow and set up a shot at the Dubs next summer.
The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.
England would back a European boycott of the 2018 World Cup in protest at the re-election of Sepp Blatter as Fifa president, says Greg Dyke.
Reds supporters are boycotting the game after being charged £50 for a ticket.
It’s causing a real stir online, as you can imagine.
He’s called for a boycott of the designers.
They say they will not accept invitations to Israel, or funding from institutions linked to its government.
Charging for water began on January 1 -the first bills are due to be issued from April.
Irish Water says it does not envisage bringing people to court, but what would the likes of Paul Murphy do if the company did?
Two commentators tackle the issue…
Acting ethically isn’t a straightforward process but one thing is certain – we have a duty to think very carefully about our choices.
Academics for Palestine set up the petition earlier this year.
About 20,000 people also marched in London today.
The action by Kinvara follows calls by Trócaire for a ban on goods from settlements in the West Bank.
The Sultan of Brunei introduced sharia laws that mean stoning for people found guilty of adultery and homosexuality.
LGBT groups have called on Irish officials and An Garda Síochána to follow the New York mayor’s lead and boycott the parade.
The George will stop selling the soft drink for the duration of the Games.
Enda Kenny will not be following Bill de Blasio in boycotting the event over its ban on pro-gay rights expressions, but the Tánaiste insisted the LGBT community has encouraged Irish government participation.
#dontreadthedailymail has been trending on Twitter.
Cardinal Sean O’Malley said Enda Kenny is “aggressively promoting abortion legislation”.
When L.A last hosted the Games, Ronald Reagan was US President, Russians boycotted and Like A Virgin topped the charts.
The INMO said the low numbers were a testament to the effectiveness of its boycott of the scheme.
The HSE has said that the numbers applying for the scheme have been small, leading to a review taking place.
Government is concerned that people won’t pay. Are they right to be worried?
A ‘boycott Mauritius’ campaign was spontaneously started on Twitter last night.