Sunday, November 18, 2018

What does the web predict for tonight’s semi-final?

Tonight, Eurovision Song Contest fans get to settle down with the first slice of the 2018 competition. Nineteen songs will compete for ten Grand...

Ireland missing the mark

Ireland’s second rehearsal is our third of the morning. This isn’t really working for me at all. It’s not the staging, which has frustrated...

My Irish dream shattered (possibly)

Ooh Ireland! What have you done? My favourite song of the year and you’ve tried to be too ambitious. Ryan starts well enough, looking...

Irish dancing – but it’s no Riverdance

I was still having a beer when Ireland came on, but somehow that seems quite appropriate. Ryan standing with guitar, a female backing singer...

Oh old Ireland …

I was scared with this one - scared that this would be "the one with the gay dancers", but thankfully it's not turned into...

17 April – Until a voice came through into my head

I mentioned people who came back for a second try yesterday. There have been plenty of them, with varying degrees of success. You must...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Ireland

Last year, the Irish team floundered by entering a former boy band singer with a terribly high voice and a dreary song. This time...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 21 – IRELAND

Together by Ryan O'Shaughnessy Every year, as I come to my Countdown, I get to the point where I ponder 'is Ireland ever going to...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 23 – Ireland

If this song is going to be remembered for anything it's going to be "oh it's the one with the gays dancing that Russia...

I thought we’d be together ’till we died …

It was the great Goddess of camp, Cher who once sang about what she'd do were she ever granted the powers to turn back...