The Top 100 countdown of my songs from the last ten years of Eurovision is well underway. Today sees the fourth instalment where I reveal the songs have placed 61-70, read on to find out which songs made the cut! Click here to find out who placed 71-80, 81-90 and 91-100.
Ireland’s Eurovision fortunes have really taken a turn for the worse ever since their hey days of the late 80s/early 90s when they won a record breaking seven times. While still unbeaten to this day, Ireland haven’t even come close in recent years. They failed to qualify in 2014 with Cann Linn and Kasey Smith. They came in 26th place of 26 in the Final in 2013 with Ryan Dolan. It took Jedward’s ‘Lipstick’ in 2011 to see Ireland with any decent chance of doing well. Read on to see what we make of their chances in 2015.
Semi Final 2 was an interesting state of affairs altogther and to me felt like a completely different show to the first semi final that happened on Tuesday. Mainly because the selection of songs vying to go through
It was slim pickings for Ireland at Eurovision this year as the Late Late Show presented 5 possible runners for the contest in February. I believe the stand out song was Can Linn and Kasey Smith’s ‘Heartbeat’ which ended up winning the selection process. However there were one or two other songs that could have been contenders too. Check them out below:
Last night RTE’s the Late Late Show wished the Irish Eurovision representatives Can Linn and Kasey Smith the best of luck when they travel to Copenhagen next week to begin the rehearshals for the semi final qualifier on the 8th May. Have a look at the performance below introduced by host Ryan Tuburdy (19 mins in).
Can-Linn and Kasey Smith have been selected to represent Ireland in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest after quite a controversial selection process. RTE’s Eurosong 2014 saw judging panelist Louis Walsh being accused of bias towards two of