15 Things We Learned This Week

teachingThis week really has been hectic with 5 national selections having been made last weekend. Not only that but other countries who had picked their finalists also revealed their songs, Melodifestivalen staged its fourth and final heat and the rumour mill has been working over time since the UK and Australia announced their national selection reveal dates. As always we are here to keep you up to date so below are the 15 most important things that happened this week. Continue reading

Ireland choose Molly Sterling for Eurovision 2015

Last night saw Ireland choose Molly Sterling and her song ‘Playing with Numbers’ to represent Ireland at Eurovision 2015. The 16 year old was chosen over Kat Mahon who’s Charlie McGettigan penned ‘Anybody Got a Shoulder?’ finished in second place. Third place went to Swedish singer Erika Selin and in fourth was early favourite to win Nikki Kavanagh with her song ‘Memories’. Finishing bottom of the pack was Alex Saint’s ‘She’s So Fine’.

RTE have come under fire recently for choosing not only dated, boring and predictable songs to compete in the Late Late Eurosong special but also for the format itself. The studio is too small to accommodate any Continue reading

Preview: Ireland Eurosong Selection Show

ireland-flagIreland are gearing up to choose between the five acts vying to be chosen as the Eurovision representative for 2015’s contest on Friday night. Ahead of the Late Late Show Special on RTE we take a look at each act, giving our verdict and let you know what you can expect. Continue reading

Poll: Who Should Ireland Choose?

Will Ireland choose Kat Mahon?

It’s almost D-Day for Ireland. As friday and the all important Eurosong Late Late Show Special draws that bit closer, we want to know who you think Ireland should choose as their 2015 Eurovision entry. Listen to all the songs below and choose your favourite in our poll.  Continue reading

Poll: Who Should Ireland Pick?

Will Swede Erika Selin be Ireland’s pick?

Ireland have announced the five songs in the running to be their pick for this year’s Eurovision and they had their first play on Ray Darcy’s RTE Radio One show this afternoon. Does Ireland have a potential winning song? Is there a good variety among the contenders? Listen to each of the songs below and let us know which is your favourite by voting in our poll and commenting with your thoughts below.  Continue reading

Ireland Announce Their Five Contenders for Eurovision 2015

kat-mahon-357x500Ireland have announced their contenders for Eurovision 2015. The 5 acts competing to represent Ireland will face off against each other on Friday 27th February and it will see a change in format from the usual Late Late Show mentor system to a new selection show to be fronted by Nicky Byrne from Westlife.

The acts themselves see a mix of old and new including acts who have previously tried to represent Ireland before like Nikki Kavanagh Continue reading