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# eurovision - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Eurovision winners deny doing cocaine in the Green Room
# Måneskin
# Måneskin

Eurovision winners deny doing cocaine in the Green Room

May 23rd 2021, 2:31 PM 169,533 Views 64 Comments

Footage of Måneskin singer Thomas Raggi went viral last night.

# eurovision - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Italy have won Eurovision 2021 with the UK finishing rock bottom on 'nul points'
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Italy have won Eurovision 2021 with the UK finishing rock bottom on 'nul points'

May 22nd 2021, 11:48 PM 83,353 Views 140 Comments

After a gap last year, the contest was held in front of a live crowd of 3,500 in Rotterdam.

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision final tonight?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision final tonight?

May 22nd 2021, 9:51 AM 43,637 Views 93 Comments

What’s Another Year?

# eurovision - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Eurovision: Ireland's Lesley Roy has failed to qualify for this Saturday's song contest final
# A Song For Ireland
# A Song For Ireland

Eurovision: Ireland's Lesley Roy has failed to qualify for this Saturday's song contest final

Updated May 18th 2021, 10:14 PM 98,583 Views 197 Comments

The first Eurovision semi-final was held this evening in Rotterdam.

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest
# A Song For Ireland
# A Song For Ireland

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest

Updated May 18th 2021, 3:00 PM 45,434 Views 60 Comments

G’wan Lesley.

# eurovision - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision this week?

May 16th 2021, 9:57 AM 43,341 Views 55 Comments

What’s Another Year?

# eurovision - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Fans may be allowed to attend 2021 Eurovision Song Contest
# A Song For Europe
# A Song For Europe

Fans may be allowed to attend 2021 Eurovision Song Contest

Apr 1st 2021, 9:27 PM 16,786 Views 37 Comments

The government said it wants to allow a maximum of 3,500 people to attend a total of nine shows in the city of Rotterdam.

# eurovision - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Belarus barred from taking part in this year's Eurovision
# Minsk
# Minsk

Belarus barred from taking part in this year's Eurovision

Mar 27th 2021, 4:00 PM 36,235 Views 26 Comments

The EBU rejected both songs the country put forward.

# eurovision - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Christians in Cyprus protest against Eurovision entry they say promotes satanic worship
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Christians in Cyprus protest against Eurovision entry they say promotes satanic worship

Mar 6th 2021, 1:48 PM 29,005 Views 40 Comments

The artist says her song has been misinterpreted and is about an abusive relationship between two lovers.

# eurovision - Friday 26 February, 2021

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam
# Maps
# Maps

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam

Feb 26th 2021, 9:26 AM 40,990 Views 46 Comments

Last year’s contest was cancelled for the first time in its 65-year history.

# eurovision - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Eurovision will 'definitely take place' this year with contingency plans in place, organisers say
# Going Ahead
# Going Ahead

Eurovision will 'definitely take place' this year with contingency plans in place, organisers say

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:18 PM 11,561 Views 33 Comments

The announcement was made this afternoon.

# eurovision - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Lesley Roy will be Ireland's contestant for next year's Eurovision
# Let's Try That Again
# Let's Try That Again

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

Dec 17th 2020, 5:01 PM 26,265 Views 35 Comments

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

# eurovision - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Moment of Mbappe magic seals France victory as Ronaldo-less Portugal win comfortably
# Eurogiants
From The42
# Eurogiants

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

Sep 5th 2020, 10:33 PM 11,217 Views 0 Comments

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

# eurovision - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Italian FA chief hopeful small number of fans can attend games as stricken French clubs cry for help
# European Matters
From The42
# European Matters

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

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:08 PM 2,902 Views 0 Comments

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

# eurovision - Saturday 16 May, 2020

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

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

May 16th 2020, 9:30 AM 26,049 Views 70 Comments

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

# eurovision - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Ireland to feature in Eurovision 'song celebration' tonight
# Story Of My Life
# Story Of My Life

Ireland to feature in Eurovision 'song celebration' tonight

May 12th 2020, 4:24 PM 22,907 Views 24 Comments

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

# eurovision - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Eurovision Song Contest cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak
# What's Another Year?
# What's Another Year?

Eurovision Song Contest cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

Mar 18th 2020, 1:42 PM 21,303 Views 64 Comments

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

# eurovision - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Ireland's 'banger' Eurovision entry has been unveiled
# Story Of My Life
# Story Of My Life

Ireland's 'banger' Eurovision entry has been unveiled

Mar 5th 2020, 6:20 AM 100,363 Views 54 Comments

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

# eurovision - 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 24,708 Views 67 Comments

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

# eurovision - Thursday 23 May, 2019

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

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

May 23rd 2019, 11:03 AM 49,262 Views 27 Comments

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

# eurovision - Monday 20 May, 2019

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

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

May 20th 2019, 7:02 PM 32,190 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
# Not Our Year
# Not Our Year

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

May 20th 2019, 9:02 AM 68,373 Views 81 Comments

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

# eurovision - Sunday 19 May, 2019

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

Iceland contestants have Palestine flag banners confiscated at Eurovision venue

May 19th 2019, 1:09 AM 66,630 Views 112 Comments

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

# eurovision - Saturday 18 May, 2019

As it happened: The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place
Live May 18th 2019, 11:59 PM

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

Quiz: How well do you know the Eurovision's biggest losers?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

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

May 18th 2019, 6:00 PM 15,283 Views 11 Comments

We can’t all be winners…

# eurovision - Friday 17 May, 2019

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision finals this weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision finals this weekend?

May 17th 2019, 11:40 AM 56,895 Views 109 Comments

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

# eurovision - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv
# No Joy
# No Joy

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

May 16th 2019, 10:10 PM 79,817 Views 202 Comments

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

'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 - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

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

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

May 14th 2019, 11:13 PM 43,177 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Galway City Council calls on RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision

May 14th 2019, 5:00 PM 20,801 Views 115 Comments

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

# eurovision - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Quiz: Who are these acts representing at this year's Eurovision?
# A Song For Europe
# A Song For Europe

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

May 12th 2019, 9:00 PM 21,181 Views 32 Comments

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

# eurovision - Saturday 11 May, 2019

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

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

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 22,369 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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 40,679 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
# 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 - Monday 29 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 29th 2019, 3:56 PM 23,981 Views 197 Comments

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

# eurovision - 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 - Saturday 23 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 23rd 2019, 8:00 AM 25,270 Views 143 Comments

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

# eurovision - 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 29,410 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 - 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.

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