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# Song contest

This year
Peter Flanagan: 'We were class at Eurovision back then' - remembering when Ireland was edgy & cool
The comedian looks at the quirks of Irish Eurovision entries over the years and says we’ve (probably) come a long way.
Last year
Favourites Ukraine and nine other countries qualify for Eurovision final
Ireland’s entry, Brooke Scullion, will take to the stage in tomorrow’s semi-final.
Russia thrown out of this year's Eurovision over Ukraine invasion
The European Broadcasting Union said Russian involvement would bring the contest ‘into disrepute’.
All time
Could we do it? People are feeling nervously good about Ireland's chances in tonight's Eurovision
A win may be a big ask, but the signs for a good showing are looking good.
This man will represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision
Dubliner Ryan O’Shaughnessy will perform the song ‘Together’ later this year in Lisbon.
Portugal scores first ever Eurovision with simple ballad (and not a glitzy backup dancer in sight)
The fado-tinged song “Amar Pelos Dois” was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, who is awaiting a heart transplant.
Bigger than the SuperBowl but still a joke? Here’s why Eurovision is bigger, better and more ballsy then ever
You should be watching the big show tonight.
Poll: Are you going to watch the Eurovision?
Be honest.
Romania has been disqualified from the Eurovision
The country’s national broadcaster has been banned from the contest for not paying debts.
Nicky Byrne will represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision
The 2FM DJ and former Westlife star will sing ‘Sunlight’ at the semi-final stage in Stockholm in May with the aim of qualifying for the contest proper on Saturday 14 May.
Eurovision 2015 Flying Conchita, vanishing women, and Swede heroes
All the action, live from Vienna.
The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever
Are you a Johnny Logan or a Jahn Teigen? … Reckon you know your Dana Rosemary Scallon from your Dana International?
The 12 most important moments from the first Eurovision semi-final
aaaaaand we’re off.
A definitive ranking of the Six Nations' best national anthems
You’re welcome, Europe.
"It's the end of Europe!": Conchita's win sparks outrage from Russian politicians
“Fifty years ago the Soviet army occupied Austria. We made a mistake in freeing Austria. We should have stayed.”
Poll: Ireland are out, but will you be watching the Eurovision tonight?
Ireland aren’t in the final for the first time since 2009. Does that bother you?
A little dancer from Bray completely won over the Eurovision last night
She stole the dance segment. Robbed it.
Jedward qualify for Eurovision final in Baku
The Irish duo were the last of ten acts announced this evening as qualifying for the final.