Eurovision Top 100 (2007-2016) Part Four

Eurovision NI 2016
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.
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Review: Ireland- Molly Sterling ‘Playing With Numbers’

Eurovision 2015 Ireland Molly Sterling

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. Continue reading

Semi Final 2: Results

Austria's Conchita Wurst's Rising Like a Phoenix

Austria’s Conchita Wurst’s Rising Like a Phoenix

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 Continue reading

Twitter Battles: Quarter Final Results, Semi Final Battles Revealed

 

With just three days to go to Eurovision final day our Twitter Battles are really starting to heat up.

 

Below are the Quarter Final results and the Semi Final match ups which will both take place tomorrow Thursday 8th May. Continue reading

Semi Final 2: A Sneak Peak!

JoinUs_press_1Rehearsals for both Eurovision semi finals are well underway this week and we take a wee sneak peak at them.We’ve already done semi final one, now it’s the second semi final’s turn. Continue reading

Eurovision That Could Have Been: Ireland

Would you have preferred Eoghan Quigg for Ireland?

Would you have preferred Eoghan Quigg for Ireland?

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:

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Can Linn and Kasey Smith perform on Late Late Show: Watch!

Kasey Smith performs 'Heartbeat'

Kasey Smith performs ‘Heartbeat’

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).

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Review: Ireland- Can-Linn feat. Kasey Smith ‘Heartbeat’

Kasey Smith performs 'Heartbeat'

Kasey Smith performs ‘Heartbeat’

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 Continue reading