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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
# Boycott
# Boycott

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

Aug 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 24,766 Views 67 Comments

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
# FOI
# FOI

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

May 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 73,465 Views 142 Comments

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
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

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

May 11th 2019, 11:00 AM 25,426 Views 82 Comments

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
# Eurovision 2019
# Eurovision 2019

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

Apr 5th 2019, 3:07 PM 15,676 Views 98 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.

# eurovision-2019 - Friday 8 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 8th 2019, 3:26 PM 29,411 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
# Sarah McTernan
# Sarah McTernan

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

Updated Mar 8th 2019, 10:20 AM 85,211 Views 177 Comments

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
# Anna Korsun

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

Feb 26th 2019, 2:34 PM 26,536 Views 17 Comments

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
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

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

Feb 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 51,941 Views 112 Comments

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
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

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

Oct 4th 2018, 6:05 AM 8,400 Views 49 Comments

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
# Controversial
# Controversial

Tel Aviv chosen ahead of Jerusalem to host Eurovision 2019

Sep 13th 2018, 3:57 PM 15,500 Views 50 Comments

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