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#eurovision 2019

# eurovision-2019 - Sunday 4 August, 2019

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

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

# eurovision-2019 - Thursday 16 May, 2019

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

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

# eurovision-2019 - Saturday 11 May, 2019

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

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

# eurovision-2019 - Friday 5 April, 2019

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

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.

# eurovision-2019 - Friday 8 March, 2019

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

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

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

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

# eurovision-2019 - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

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

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

# eurovision-2019 - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'This will be tricky': Diplomacy at RTÉ after public urged broadcaster to boycott Eurovison 2019

Last June, Israeli media queried why Ireland had yet to confirm its participation in Eurovision 2019.

# eurovision-2019 - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Ever dreamed of performing at the Eurovision? RTÉ makes call-out for 2019 songs

Next year’s competition is being held in Israel.

# eurovision-2019 - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Tel Aviv chosen ahead of Jerusalem to host Eurovision 2019

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