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# song-contest - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Favourites Ukraine and nine other countries qualify for Eurovision final
# Song Contest
# Song Contest

Favourites Ukraine and nine other countries qualify for Eurovision final

May 11th 2022, 7:24 AM 25,611 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s entry, Brooke Scullion, will take to the stage in tomorrow’s semi-final.

# song-contest - Friday 25 February, 2022

Russia thrown out of this year's Eurovision over Ukraine invasion
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Russia thrown out of this year's Eurovision over Ukraine invasion

Feb 25th 2022, 4:42 PM 25,026 Views 47 Comments

The European Broadcasting Union said Russian involvement would bring the contest ‘into disrepute’.

# song-contest - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Could we do it? People are feeling nervously good about Ireland's chances in tonight's Eurovision
# Eurosong Fever
# Eurosong Fever

Could we do it? People are feeling nervously good about Ireland's chances in tonight's Eurovision

May 12th 2018, 6:02 PM 46,543 Views 56 Comments

A win may be a big ask, but the signs for a good showing are looking good.

# song-contest - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

This man will represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision
# Ryan O'Shaughnessy
# Ryan O'Shaughnessy

This man will represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision

Jan 31st 2018, 12:35 PM 41,328 Views 55 Comments

Dubliner Ryan O’Shaughnessy will perform the song ‘Together’ later this year in Lisbon.

# song-contest - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Portugal scores first ever Eurovision with simple ballad (and not a glitzy backup dancer in sight)
# Melancholy Ballad
# Melancholy Ballad

Portugal scores first ever Eurovision with simple ballad (and not a glitzy backup dancer in sight)

May 14th 2017, 9:56 AM 19,292 Views 24 Comments

The fado-tinged song “Amar Pelos Dois” was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, who is awaiting a heart transplant.

# song-contest - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Bigger than the SuperBowl but still a joke? Here’s why Eurovision is bigger, better and more ballsy then ever
# From Kyiv
From The Daily Edge
# From Kyiv

Bigger than the SuperBowl but still a joke? Here’s why Eurovision is bigger, better and more ballsy then ever

May 13th 2017, 1:00 PM 6,003 Views 7 Comments

You should be watching the big show tonight.

# song-contest - Monday 8 May, 2017

Poll: Are you going to watch the Eurovision?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Are you going to watch the Eurovision?

May 8th 2017, 12:45 PM 25,290 Views 62 Comments

Be honest.

# song-contest - Friday 22 April, 2016

Romania has been disqualified from the Eurovision
# Unpaid Debts
# Unpaid Debts

Romania has been disqualified from the Eurovision

Apr 22nd 2016, 11:40 AM 49,818 Views 60 Comments

The country’s national broadcaster has been banned from the contest for not paying debts.

# song-contest - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Nicky Byrne will represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision
# Song For Ireland
# Song For Ireland

Nicky Byrne will represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision

Jan 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 23,609 Views 75 Comments

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.

# song-contest - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Eurovision 2015 as it happened: Flying Conchita, vanishing women, and Swede heroes From The Daily Edge
Live May 23rd 2015, 7:50 PM

Eurovision 2015 as it happened: Flying Conchita, vanishing women, and Swede heroes

The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever
# Points Please
# Points Please

The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever

May 23rd 2015, 9:30 AM 32,782 Views 27 Comments

Are you a Johnny Logan or a Jahn Teigen? … Reckon you know your Dana Rosemary Scallon from your Dana International?

# song-contest - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

The 12 most important moments from the first Eurovision semi-final
# Eurovision 2015
From The Daily Edge
# Eurovision 2015

The 12 most important moments from the first Eurovision semi-final

May 19th 2015, 10:30 PM 9,279 Views 5 Comments

aaaaaand we’re off.

# song-contest - Friday 6 February, 2015

A definitive ranking of the Six Nations' best national anthems
# Song Contest
From The42
# Song Contest

A definitive ranking of the Six Nations' best national anthems

Feb 6th 2015, 6:52 PM 14,064 Views 24 Comments

You’re welcome, Europe.

# song-contest - Sunday 11 May, 2014

"It's the end of Europe!": Conchita's win sparks outrage from Russian politicians
# What A Drag
# What A Drag

"It's the end of Europe!": Conchita's win sparks outrage from Russian politicians

May 11th 2014, 7:55 PM 89,047 Views 277 Comments

“Fifty years ago the Soviet army occupied Austria. We made a mistake in freeing Austria. We should have stayed.”

# song-contest - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Poll: Ireland are out, but will you be watching the Eurovision tonight?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Ireland are out, but will you be watching the Eurovision tonight?

May 10th 2014, 12:00 PM 18,912 Views 97 Comments

Ireland aren’t in the final for the first time since 2009. Does that bother you?

# song-contest - Friday 9 May, 2014

A little dancer from Bray completely won over the Eurovision last night
# Euro Star
From The Daily Edge
# Euro Star

A little dancer from Bray completely won over the Eurovision last night

May 9th 2014, 8:03 AM 4,376 Views 4 Comments

She stole the dance segment. Robbed it.

# song-contest - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Jedward qualify for Eurovision final in Baku
# Eurovision
From The Daily Edge
# Eurovision

Jedward qualify for Eurovision final in Baku

May 22nd 2012, 9:59 PM 15,103 Views 153 Comments

The Irish duo were the last of ten acts announced this evening as qualifying for the final.