Thursday, December 9, 2021

Ireland – Having another go to get it right.

This is too busy and there are too many elements in this song to make it work properly.   There are lots of nice ideas...

The Fanning Verdict: Day One at Eurovision 2021

I'll be here throughout rehearsals to tell you what I thought of what was going on and gathering up the official clips in one...

Ireland – they came, had a go, but ….

Well Ireland, that was a bit of a let down. They took 26 minutes to produce a performance and... well the picture of a...

Ireland – eventually

And in what feels like no time at all we’re on the last rehearsal of the day. Blimey that’s gone quickly. Maybe it was...

Ireland releases Maps – Has Lesley got an A-Z to the...

ICYMI RTE have snuck out "Maps", their entry sung by Lesley Roy this morning, Friday 26th February.  It's below in case you've not seen...

“Biggest bop ever – the new Euphoria” … says nobody after...

If you use social media to build expectation around your Eurovision song, you've only yourself to blame when your perfectly-competent entry ends up being...

The beginner’s guide to Ireland at Eurovision 2020

RTÉ is joining forces with in 2FM Rising to pick a song to represent Ireland in the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest. Once the undisputed masters...

Sarah McTernan lands Irish Eurovision job

Irish broadcaster RTÉ has revealed that Sarah McTernan will represent Ireland at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. She's a surprise choice for...

Ireland and the Eurovision backstop

In the latest of our occasional Eurovision history series, Phil ponders the 'Irish Question' - or how Ireland lost the knack of Eurovision. Forget...

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...