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# Eurovision Song Contest

This year
Ireland will take part in Eurovision next year despite recent run of disappointing results
RTÉ confirmed today that it is seeking song submissions for next year’s contest.
Peter Flanagan: 'We were class at Eurovision back then' - remembering when Ireland was edgy & cool
The comedian looks at the quirks of Irish Eurovision entries over the years and says we’ve (probably) come a long way.
Last year
Major shake up announced to Eurovision Song Contest voting rules
People from all over the world will now be able to vote.
Liverpool to host Eurovision Song Contest in 2023
The contest is being held in the UK after this year’s winner, Ukraine, was deemed unable to host because of the Russian invasion.
Belfast loses out as shortlist of UK Eurovision host cities for 2023 announced
Glasgow, Manchester and Sheffield are among the cities shortlisted to host the contest next year.
Opinion: Eurovision Song Contest may seem frivolous but in wartime, it matters
Johnny Fallon discusses the political relevance of the song contest coming up this week in the midst of the war in Ukraine.
All time
Belarus barred from taking part in this year's Eurovision
The EBU rejected both songs the country put forward.
Eurovision Song Contest cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak
Leslie Roy was set to represent Ireland in Rotterdam this May.
Iceland contestants have Palestine flag banners confiscated at Eurovision venue
Meanwhile Eurovision organisers released a statement after two of Madonna’s dancers wore Israeli and Palestine flags.
The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place
Eurovision fans are already blaming the Brexit factor for the UK’s dire showing.
Quiz: How well do you know the Eurovision's biggest losers?
We can’t all be winners…
Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv
Sarah McTernan represented her country in this evening’s semi-final.
Iceland's BDSM band among ten acts to qualify after first Eurovision semi final
Ireland will perform at the second semi-final this Thursday.
Quiz: Who are these acts representing at this year's Eurovision?
Singer-songwriters, folk groups and a BDSM art collective are all vying for this year’s Eurovision gong.
RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision
Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.
Political rows over Eurovision have made headlines before - so what are the chances of an Irish withdrawal?
Rarely a year went by in the late 1970s without Turkey or Greece sitting out the event.
Just 14 of the best Eurovision songs in recent years
The contest has given us some glorious songs.
Here's everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask
Do we have a chance? When’s it on? Australia are in it?
Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's last 10 years at the Eurovision?
Jedward sang Lipstick in 2011… but what did they sing in 2012?
'I hope to give others courage:' Eurovision's Conchita Wurst announces HIV diagnosis
Wurst won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014.
The Belarus Eurovision entry wants to dance naked on stage with wolves
The Eurovision’s committee may not allow the performance.
Here is how you can pay tribute to much-loved broadcaster Terry Wogan
He passed away at the age of 77 on Sunday.
Surely this is a joke? Reading release pop song and it sounds straight out of Eurovision
‘They Call Us the Royals’ – nul points.
13 of the most important moments from the Eurovision final 2015
It’s been a long night.
Which Irish Eurovision Contestant Are You?
Johnny Logan or Jedward? Find out once and for all.
Greece's Eurovision entry sounds like a cry for debt relief
Sure it’s a bit far-fetched, but stay with us on this one.
7 weird and wonderful moments from the Late Late Show Eurosong Special
Two words: Linda Martin.
Australia will compete in the Eurovision 2015
They received a special invitation to join the contest’s 60th anniversary celebrations.
Douze points: The UK will be voting in Ireland's Eurovision semi-final and people are delighted
Will you be watching?
Conchita Wurst is bringing her beautiful beard to Dublin this month
Here’s where she’s performing.
The real star of the Eurovision? That would be Marty Whelan's Twitter account
Move over, Conchita.
The Great 2014 Eurovision Drinking Game
First you gotta speed it up! Then you gotta slow it down! Then you gotta play our drinking game. (No alcohol necessary.)
Twitter is mourning Ireland's failure to get through to the Eurvision finals
Just send Jedward again, they cry. Send Jedward!
8 memorable moments in which we reached peak Eurovision
Tinfoil-clad dancers, cowbell interludes and a singing turkey. Only the Eurovision.
Are you ready for the first Eurovision semi tomorrow?
Well, are you? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
11 things you've probably forgotten about the 1994 Eurovision in Dublin
And a couple you definitely haven’t, from the contest 20 years ago today.
Do you want to dance live on stage at this year's Eurovision?
If you’re the type that faints at the thought of dancing in front of a huge crowd, this probably isn’t for you.
Ireland's Eurosong hopefuls (and Tubridy) take our fiendish Eurovision quiz
Will there be euphoria? Or only teardrops?
Sound the Eurovision klaxon, Ireland's 2014 songs will be revealed tomorrow
Who’s taking the horse to Denmark?
Eurovision tightens up rules amid bribery claims
The rankings of each jury member for all shows will now be made public after the final.