Ireland is out of Eurovision. So what went wrong?
A News Item by Tintean’s Eurovision Correspondent Ireland’s chances of qualifying for the Eurovision Song Contest Final have improved overnight with a shock announcement from the European Broadcasting Union. Romania has been disqualified from competing at the Contest in 2016 because its national broadcaster, TVR, has failed to meet an outstanding debt deadline. The issue, …
Nicky Byrne’s Eurovision song, ‘Sunlight’ has steadily lost ground as the other entries in the field of 43 countries have been released. Ireland is now ranked 25th in the overall field with the bookmakers.
RTE has internally selected former Westlife member, Nicky Byrne, who has co-written the Irish entry, ‘Sunlight’.