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#Eurovision Song Contest

# eurovision-song-contest - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Belarus barred from taking part in this year's Eurovision
# Minsk
# Minsk

Belarus barred from taking part in this year's Eurovision

Mar 27th 2021, 4:00 PM 36,236 Views 26 Comments

The EBU rejected both songs the country put forward.

# eurovision-song-contest - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Eurovision Song Contest cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak
# What's Another Year?
# What's Another Year?

Eurovision Song Contest cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

Mar 18th 2020, 1:42 PM 21,306 Views 64 Comments

Leslie Roy was set to represent Ireland in Rotterdam this May.

# eurovision-song-contest - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Iceland contestants have Palestine flag banners confiscated at Eurovision venue
# Controversy
# Controversy

Iceland contestants have Palestine flag banners confiscated at Eurovision venue

May 19th 2019, 1:09 AM 66,639 Views 112 Comments

Meanwhile Eurovision organisers released a statement after two of Madonna’s dancers wore Israeli and Palestine flags.

# eurovision-song-contest - Saturday 18 May, 2019

As it happened: The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place
Live May 18th 2019, 11:59 PM

As it happened: The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place

Quiz: How well do you know the Eurovision's biggest losers?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know the Eurovision's biggest losers?

May 18th 2019, 6:00 PM 15,285 Views 11 Comments

We can’t all be winners…

# eurovision-song-contest - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv
# No Joy
# No Joy

Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv

May 16th 2019, 10:10 PM 79,818 Views 202 Comments

Sarah McTernan represented her country in this evening’s semi-final.

# eurovision-song-contest - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Iceland's BDSM band among ten acts to qualify after first Eurovision semi final
# Hatari
# Hatari

Iceland's BDSM band among ten acts to qualify after first Eurovision semi final

May 14th 2019, 11:13 PM 43,184 Views 28 Comments

Ireland will perform at the second semi-final this Thursday.

# eurovision-song-contest - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Quiz: Who are these acts representing at this year's Eurovision?
# A Song For Europe
# A Song For Europe

Quiz: Who are these acts representing at this year's Eurovision?

May 12th 2019, 9:00 PM 21,181 Views 32 Comments

Singer-songwriters, folk groups and a BDSM art collective are all vying for this year’s Eurovision gong.

# eurovision-song-contest - Sunday 30 September, 2018

RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision
# Boycott
# Boycott

RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision

Sep 30th 2018, 4:00 PM 37,355 Views 124 Comments

Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.

# eurovision-song-contest - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Political rows over Eurovision have made headlines before - so what are the chances of an Irish withdrawal?
# History Lessons
# History Lessons

Political rows over Eurovision have made headlines before - so what are the chances of an Irish withdrawal?

Sep 8th 2018, 10:00 PM 44,718 Views 112 Comments

Rarely a year went by in the late 1970s without Turkey or Greece sitting out the event.

# eurovision-song-contest - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Just 14 of the best Eurovision songs in recent years
# Eurovision
From The Daily Edge
# Eurovision

Just 14 of the best Eurovision songs in recent years

May 12th 2018, 6:00 PM 8,110 Views 0 Comments

The contest has given us some glorious songs.

# eurovision-song-contest - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Here's everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask
# A Song For Ireland
# A Song For Ireland

Here's everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask

May 8th 2018, 6:55 PM 30,719 Views 34 Comments

Do we have a chance? When’s it on? Australia are in it?

# eurovision-song-contest - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's last 10 years at the Eurovision?
# DARK TIMES
# DARK TIMES

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's last 10 years at the Eurovision?

May 6th 2018, 8:00 PM 28,822 Views 33 Comments

Jedward sang Lipstick in 2011… but what did they sing in 2012?

# eurovision-song-contest - Monday 16 April, 2018

'I hope to give others courage:' Eurovision's Conchita Wurst announces HIV diagnosis
# Eurovision Song Contest
# Eurovision Song Contest

'I hope to give others courage:' Eurovision's Conchita Wurst announces HIV diagnosis

Apr 16th 2018, 2:45 PM 33,721 Views 59 Comments

Wurst won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014.

# eurovision-song-contest - Monday 11 April, 2016

The Belarus Eurovision entry wants to dance naked on stage with wolves
# Minsky Business
# Minsky Business

The Belarus Eurovision entry wants to dance naked on stage with wolves

Apr 11th 2016, 7:45 PM 34,488 Views 53 Comments

The Eurovision’s committee may not allow the performance.

# eurovision-song-contest - Monday 1 February, 2016

Here is how you can pay tribute to much-loved broadcaster Terry Wogan
# RIP
# RIP

Here is how you can pay tribute to much-loved broadcaster Terry Wogan

Feb 1st 2016, 8:21 AM 12,295 Views 18 Comments

He passed away at the age of 77 on Sunday.

# eurovision-song-contest - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Surely this is a joke? Reading release pop song and it sounds straight out of Eurovision
# Seriously?
From The42
# Seriously?

Surely this is a joke? Reading release pop song and it sounds straight out of Eurovision

Sep 30th 2015, 3:55 PM 9,596 Views 8 Comments

‘They Call Us the Royals’ – nul points.

# eurovision-song-contest - Sunday 24 May, 2015

13 of the most important moments from the Eurovision final 2015
# Best Bits
From The Daily Edge
# Best Bits

13 of the most important moments from the Eurovision final 2015

May 24th 2015, 12:41 AM 6,575 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a long night.

# eurovision-song-contest - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Which Irish Eurovision Contestant Are You?
# Hold Us Now
From The Daily Edge
# Hold Us Now

Which Irish Eurovision Contestant Are You?

May 23rd 2015, 7:45 PM 8,243 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Logan or Jedward? Find out once and for all.

# eurovision-song-contest - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Greece's Eurovision entry sounds like a cry for debt relief
# With Or Without Eu
# With Or Without Eu

Greece's Eurovision entry sounds like a cry for debt relief

May 20th 2015, 5:24 PM 15,506 Views 26 Comments

Sure it’s a bit far-fetched, but stay with us on this one.

# eurovision-song-contest - Saturday 28 February, 2015

7 weird and wonderful moments from the Late Late Show Eurosong Special
# Eurovision
From The Daily Edge
# Eurovision

7 weird and wonderful moments from the Late Late Show Eurosong Special

Feb 28th 2015, 12:39 AM 6,807 Views 2 Comments

Two words: Linda Martin.

# eurovision-song-contest - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Australia will compete in the Eurovision 2015
# Aussievision
From The Daily Edge
# Aussievision

Australia will compete in the Eurovision 2015

Feb 10th 2015, 6:28 PM 3,539 Views 7 Comments

They received a special invitation to join the contest’s 60th anniversary celebrations.

# eurovision-song-contest - Monday 26 January, 2015

Douze points: The UK will be voting in Ireland's Eurovision semi-final and people are delighted
# Hold Me Now
# Hold Me Now

Douze points: The UK will be voting in Ireland's Eurovision semi-final and people are delighted

Jan 26th 2015, 2:34 PM 13,587 Views 20 Comments

Will you be watching?

# eurovision-song-contest - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Conchita Wurst is bringing her beautiful beard to Dublin this month
# Conchita
From The Daily Edge
# Conchita

Conchita Wurst is bringing her beautiful beard to Dublin this month

Jun 12th 2014, 3:55 PM 14,931 Views 51 Comments

Here’s where she’s performing.

# eurovision-song-contest - Monday 12 May, 2014

The real star of the Eurovision? That would be Marty Whelan's Twitter account
# Oh Marty
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Marty

The real star of the Eurovision? That would be Marty Whelan's Twitter account

May 12th 2014, 2:51 PM 6,017 Views 1 Comment

Move over, Conchita.

# eurovision-song-contest - Saturday 10 May, 2014

The Great 2014 Eurovision Drinking Game
# Douze Points!
From The Daily Edge
# Douze Points!

The Great 2014 Eurovision Drinking Game

May 10th 2014, 6:00 PM 16,954 Views 20 Comments

First you gotta speed it up! Then you gotta slow it down! Then you gotta play our drinking game. (No alcohol necessary.)

# eurovision-song-contest - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Twitter is mourning Ireland's failure to get through to the Eurvision finals
# Eurovision 2014
From The Daily Edge
# Eurovision 2014

Twitter is mourning Ireland's failure to get through to the Eurvision finals

May 8th 2014, 10:45 PM 5,723 Views 9 Comments

Just send Jedward again, they cry. Send Jedward!

8 memorable moments in which we reached peak Eurovision
# Euronly Joking Me
From The Daily Edge
# Euronly Joking Me

8 memorable moments in which we reached peak Eurovision

May 8th 2014, 9:30 PM 22,941 Views 23 Comments

Tinfoil-clad dancers, cowbell interludes and a singing turkey. Only the Eurovision.

# eurovision-song-contest - Monday 5 May, 2014

Are you ready for the first Eurovision semi tomorrow?
# Euro The One That I Want
From The Daily Edge
# Euro The One That I Want

Are you ready for the first Eurovision semi tomorrow?

May 5th 2014, 1:59 PM 2,504 Views 0 Comments

Well, are you? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

# eurovision-song-contest - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

11 things you've probably forgotten about the 1994 Eurovision in Dublin
# Riverdance
From The Daily Edge
# Riverdance

11 things you've probably forgotten about the 1994 Eurovision in Dublin

Apr 30th 2014, 9:45 AM 27,975 Views 41 Comments

And a couple you definitely haven’t, from the contest 20 years ago today.

# eurovision-song-contest - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Do you want to dance live on stage at this year's Eurovision?
# Let's Dance
From The Daily Edge
# Let's Dance

Do you want to dance live on stage at this year's Eurovision?

Mar 11th 2014, 10:35 AM 1,154 Views 0 Comments

If you’re the type that faints at the thought of dancing in front of a huge crowd, this probably isn’t for you.

# eurovision-song-contest - Friday 28 February, 2014

Ireland's Eurosong hopefuls (and Tubridy) take our fiendish Eurovision quiz
# Quiz Me Now
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz Me Now

Ireland's Eurosong hopefuls (and Tubridy) take our fiendish Eurovision quiz

Feb 28th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,135 Views 1 Comment

Will there be euphoria? Or only teardrops?

# eurovision-song-contest - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Sound the Eurovision klaxon, Ireland's 2014 songs will be revealed tomorrow
# Eurovision
From The Daily Edge
# Eurovision

Sound the Eurovision klaxon, Ireland's 2014 songs will be revealed tomorrow

Feb 5th 2014, 11:38 AM 994 Views 0 Comments

Who’s taking the horse to Denmark?

# eurovision-song-contest - Monday 23 September, 2013

Eurovision tightens up rules amid bribery claims
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Eurovision tightens up rules amid bribery claims

Sep 23rd 2013, 1:22 PM 9,475 Views 22 Comments

The rankings of each jury member for all shows will now be made public after the final.

# eurovision-song-contest - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Financial crisis means Poland and Portugal quit the Euro(vision)
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Financial crisis means Poland and Portugal quit the Euro(vision)

Nov 25th 2012, 3:47 PM 13,950 Views 34 Comments

Poland’s national broadcaster will follow the lead of Portugal by withdrawing from the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.

# eurovision-song-contest - Saturday 26 May, 2012

No luck for Jedward as Sweden sails to Eurovision landslide
# Eurovision
From The Daily Edge
# Eurovision

No luck for Jedward as Sweden sails to Eurovision landslide

May 26th 2012, 11:59 PM 12,167 Views 95 Comments

Sweden’s Loreen powers to victory with ‘Euphoria’, while Jedward fail to make an impact and finish tied for 19th place.

As it happened: Eurovision Song Contest 2012 – grand final From The Daily Edge
Live May 26th 2012, 9:30 PM

As it happened: Eurovision Song Contest 2012 – grand final

# eurovision-song-contest - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Dancing on the streets of Baku: Jedward celebrate Euro qualification
# Edzerbaijohn
From The Daily Edge
# Edzerbaijohn

Dancing on the streets of Baku: Jedward celebrate Euro qualification

May 23rd 2012, 5:29 PM 7,092 Views 55 Comments

John and Edward met some of their fans in Azerbaijan today after their Eurovision success last night.

# eurovision-song-contest - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision Song Contest?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision Song Contest?

May 22nd 2012, 10:15 AM 4,426 Views 48 Comments

The semi-finals begin this evening, with the big finale on Saturday. Will you admit to sneaking a peek?

Jedward face 1:30am performance in order to make Eurovision final
# Edzerbaijohn
From The Daily Edge
# Edzerbaijohn

Jedward face 1:30am performance in order to make Eurovision final

May 22nd 2012, 9:22 AM 4,892 Views 20 Comments

Azerbaijan is three hours ahead of CET, and four ahead of Ireland – meaning a late night in Baku…

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