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Lesley Roy will be Ireland's contestant for next year's Eurovision
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Lesley Roy will be Ireland's contestant for next year's Eurovision

Dec 17th 2020, 5:01 PM 26,213 Views 35 Comments

Roy was due to perform the ‘Story of My Life’ in The Netherlands this year, but the competition was cancelled.

Moment of Mbappe magic seals France victory as Ronaldo-less Portugal win comfortably
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Moment of Mbappe magic seals France victory as Ronaldo-less Portugal win comfortably

Sep 5th 2020, 10:33 PM 11,207 Views 0 Comments

Belgium were also among the European heavyweights to record Nations League opener wins.

Italian FA chief hopeful small number of fans can attend games as stricken French clubs cry for help
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Italian FA chief hopeful small number of fans can attend games as stricken French clubs cry for help

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:08 PM 2,900 Views 0 Comments

Serie A returns in mid-June, while the Ligue 1 season was declared over in early April.

Johnny Logan to lead sing-along during Eurovision's Europe Shine A Light show tonight
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Johnny Logan to lead sing-along during Eurovision's Europe Shine A Light show tonight

May 16th 2020, 9:30 AM 25,953 Views 70 Comments

This would have been the 65th edition of the contest.

Ireland to feature in Eurovision 'song celebration' tonight
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Ireland to feature in Eurovision 'song celebration' tonight

May 12th 2020, 4:24 PM 22,868 Views 24 Comments

The first semi-final of the contest was due to take place in Rotterdam today.

Eurovision Song Contest cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak
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Eurovision Song Contest cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

Mar 18th 2020, 1:42 PM 21,283 Views 64 Comments

Leslie Roy was set to represent Ireland in Rotterdam this May.

Ireland's 'banger' Eurovision entry has been unveiled
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Ireland's 'banger' Eurovision entry has been unveiled

Mar 5th 2020, 6:20 AM 100,292 Views 53 Comments

Lesley Roy will sing Story of My Life in Rotterdam in May.

'Are you brave enough?': RTÉ faced slew of demands to boycott in days leading up to Eurovision
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'Are you brave enough?': RTÉ faced slew of demands to boycott in days leading up to Eurovision

Aug 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 23,811 Views 67 Comments

RTÉ received dozens of emails in the days leading up to this year’s competition.

A Eurovision scoring screw up means rock bottom UK actually did worse than initially announced
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A Eurovision scoring screw up means rock bottom UK actually did worse than initially announced

May 23rd 2019, 11:03 AM 49,204 Views 27 Comments

In related news, it means Ireland are no longer bottom of the Eurovision table.

Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years
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Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years

May 20th 2019, 7:02 PM 32,042 Views 38 Comments

A total of 284,700 people watched Saturday’s final.

Ireland got the lowest number of votes at the Eurovision semi-finals this year
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Ireland got the lowest number of votes at the Eurovision semi-finals this year

May 20th 2019, 9:02 AM 68,303 Views 81 Comments

It wasn’t to be for Irish Eurovision hopeful Sarah McTernan last Thursday.

Iceland contestants have Palestine flag banners confiscated at Eurovision venue
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Iceland contestants have Palestine flag banners confiscated at Eurovision venue

May 19th 2019, 1:09 AM 66,465 Views 112 Comments

Meanwhile Eurovision organisers released a statement after two of Madonna’s dancers wore Israeli and Palestine flags.

As it happened: The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place
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As it happened: The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place

May 18th 2019, 11:59 PM 129,112 Views 83 Comments

Eurovision fans are already blaming the Brexit factor for the UK’s dire showing.

Quiz: How well do you know the Eurovision's biggest losers?
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Quiz: How well do you know the Eurovision's biggest losers?

May 18th 2019, 6:00 PM 15,224 Views 11 Comments

We can’t all be winners…

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision finals this weekend?
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Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision finals this weekend?

May 17th 2019, 11:40 AM 56,886 Views 109 Comments

Ireland’s hopeful Sarah McTernan failed to advance to the finals last night.

Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv
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Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv

May 16th 2019, 10:10 PM 79,772 Views 201 Comments

Sarah McTernan represented her country in this evening’s semi-final.

'Hugely embarrassing': Emails to RTÉ show pushback against calls for Eurovision boycott
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'Hugely embarrassing': Emails to RTÉ show pushback against calls for Eurovision boycott

May 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 73,426 Views 142 Comments

RTÉ received almost three times as many emails objecting to a boycott as emails calling for one between January and April.

Iceland's BDSM band among ten acts to qualify after first Eurovision semi final
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Iceland's BDSM band among ten acts to qualify after first Eurovision semi final

May 14th 2019, 11:13 PM 43,149 Views 28 Comments

Ireland will perform at the second semi-final this Thursday.

Galway City Council calls on RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision
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Galway City Council calls on RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision

May 14th 2019, 5:00 PM 20,756 Views 113 Comments

GCC passed a motion last night calling on RTÉ not to broadcast the contest.

Quiz: Who are these acts representing at this year's Eurovision?
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Quiz: Who are these acts representing at this year's Eurovision?

May 12th 2019, 9:00 PM 21,164 Views 32 Comments

Singer-songwriters, folk groups and a BDSM art collective are all vying for this year’s Eurovision gong.

Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision
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Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 22,262 Views 124 Comments

You can show solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle for freedom against Israeli apartheid, occupation and war crimes by supporting the boycott, writes Zoe Lawlor.

Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination
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Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 40,610 Views 220 Comments

They pretend that the Jewish people have no right to live in the places where they were born and where their history, religion and culture are deeply rooted, writes the Israeli ambassador to Ireland, Ophir Kariv.

Everything you need to know about this year's Eurovision Song Contest
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Everything you need to know about this year's Eurovision Song Contest

May 11th 2019, 11:00 AM 25,397 Views 82 Comments

This year’s competition is being held – controversially – in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'
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Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'

Apr 29th 2019, 3:56 PM 23,911 Views 196 Comments

There have been widespread calls for a boycott of this year’s event both in Ireland and abroad.

Sligo County Council votes unanimously to call on RTE to boycott the Eurovision
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Sligo County Council votes unanimously to call on RTE to boycott the Eurovision

Apr 5th 2019, 3:07 PM 15,642 Views 94 Comments

Sligo County Council has previously voted to fly the Palestinian flag from Council Officers for a month in 2017, as well as voting to support a bill to ban goods from Israeli settlements in 2018.

Israeli ambassador praises RTÉ's 'strong position' on Eurovision boycott calls
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Israeli ambassador praises RTÉ's 'strong position' on Eurovision boycott calls

Mar 23rd 2019, 8:00 AM 25,240 Views 143 Comments

His comments come in the wake of renewed calls for RTÉ to sit out this year’s contest.

'Stand on the right side of history': Protest outside RTÉ calls for broadcaster to boycott Eurovision
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'Stand on the right side of history': Protest outside RTÉ calls for broadcaster to boycott Eurovision

Mar 8th 2019, 3:26 PM 29,353 Views 164 Comments

The protest follows this morning’s announcement that Sarah McTernan will represent Ireland at this year’s contest.

This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel
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This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel

Updated Mar 8th 2019, 10:20 AM 85,163 Views 177 Comments

Sarah McTernan came third in The Voice of Ireland in 2015.

'I'm a musician, not a tool': Ukraine drops Eurovision entrant after accusing her of politicising contest
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'I'm a musician, not a tool': Ukraine drops Eurovision entrant after accusing her of politicising contest

Feb 26th 2019, 2:34 PM 26,526 Views 17 Comments

Anna Korsun won Ukraine’s national Eurovision finals on Saturday.

RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision
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RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision

Sep 30th 2018, 4:00 PM 37,315 Views 124 Comments

Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.

Tel Aviv chosen ahead of Jerusalem to host Eurovision 2019
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Tel Aviv chosen ahead of Jerusalem to host Eurovision 2019

Sep 13th 2018, 3:57 PM 15,474 Views 50 Comments

The more controversial choice of Jerusalem was rejected in favour of Tel Aviv.

Political rows over Eurovision have made headlines before - so what are the chances of an Irish withdrawal?
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Political rows over Eurovision have made headlines before - so what are the chances of an Irish withdrawal?

Sep 8th 2018, 10:00 PM 44,686 Views 112 Comments

Rarely a year went by in the late 1970s without Turkey or Greece sitting out the event.

Israel to host Eurovision after public broadcaster resolves funding row hours before deadline
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Israel to host Eurovision after public broadcaster resolves funding row hours before deadline

Aug 14th 2018, 6:17 PM 12,615 Views 88 Comments

The country in May won the right to host next year’s Eurovision when Israeli singer Netta Barzilai won the 2018 contest.

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott
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'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott

Jul 1st 2018, 7:45 AM 11,082 Views 90 Comments

Martin said his party is considering a Bill tabled in the Seanad that aims to prohibit Ireland from trading with any companies originating in an occupied territory.

"The resonances are huge": Carrie Crowley on why she's supporting a boycott of the Eurovision in Israel next year
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"The resonances are huge": Carrie Crowley on why she's supporting a boycott of the Eurovision in Israel next year

Jun 27th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,901 Views 71 Comments

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.

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year
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Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year

Jun 14th 2018, 7:28 AM 63,944 Views 208 Comments

Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.

'I've already seen the Irish': Ryan O'Shaughnessy was snubbed by Will Ferrell at the Eurovision
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'I've already seen the Irish': Ryan O'Shaughnessy was snubbed by Will Ferrell at the Eurovision

May 15th 2018, 5:24 PM 7,907 Views 0 Comments

Ryan was dying to meet him.

UK Eurovision singer SuRie told Phillip and Holly that the stage invader who stole her mic left her with bruises
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UK Eurovision singer SuRie told Phillip and Holly that the stage invader who stole her mic left her with bruises

May 15th 2018, 9:48 AM 9,585 Views 2 Comments

The stage invader was taken into police custody immediately after the incident.

One million viewers tuned in to watch Eurovision
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One million viewers tuned in to watch Eurovision

May 14th 2018, 5:31 PM 19,993 Views 43 Comments

The final had an average of 690,000 viewers on Saturday night.

It turns out the UK and Ireland both gave each other a decent amount of points during Eurovision
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It turns out the UK and Ireland both gave each other a decent amount of points during Eurovision

May 14th 2018, 5:00 PM 5,403 Views 0 Comments

The UK and Irish public are actually sound apparently.

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