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# eurovision 2019

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'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.
'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.
Everything you need to know about this year's Eurovision Song Contest
This year’s competition is being held – controversially – in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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.
'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.
This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel
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
Anna Korsun won Ukraine’s national Eurovision finals on Saturday.
'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.
Ever dreamed of performing at the Eurovision? RTÉ makes call-out for 2019 songs
Next year’s competition is being held in Israel.
Tel Aviv chosen ahead of Jerusalem to host Eurovision 2019
The more controversial choice of Jerusalem was rejected in favour of Tel Aviv.