Tuesday, August 9, 2022

22 November – You’re the one who’s made a winner out...

How we love Ireland. It goes without saying of course. For a country with seven wins under its belt, and some of the biggest...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 19 – Ireland

Brooke - That's Rich Having stated to all and sundry that the German national final was the worst thing in Christendom, I am then reminded...

Tuesday’s child is full of grace – did you miss me...

Well since everyone else had Thursday off, I did too. Plus I spent all yesterday afternoon shut up with librarians and that's never good...

5 June – So I pack my bags and once again...

Today I've picked on one of those big stars for whom Eurovision was just a simple sideline. He won't be the only one who...

16 October – No appetite for delusion

Do you think we're short-changing you, with only one birthday per day. Well it wouldn't be right if we were to dilute the attention...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Ireland

Dying to Try by Brendan Murray Poor old Ireland has been clinging onto a once almost unassailable record number of wins for over 20 years...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2019 – Ireland

Everything about this suggests RTE are treading water. Fair enough the broadcaster came under fire and pressure to boycott the Tel Aviv contest. Rumour...

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 – I can’t even…

…Now, based on the live performances that we have seen of Nicky, we should have known what to expect. Sadly, however, even that came...

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...