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# Eurovision

May 2024
Bambie Thug announces 28-city European tour after successful Eurovision appearance
Israel’s Eurovision team says it faced ‘unprecedented display of hatred' at song contest
EU writes letter to EBU criticising organisers for 'incoherence' in banning flag from Eurovision
Eurovision organisers ‘regret’ behaviour of some delegations both onsite and during broadcasts
Ireland's '10 points' for Israel shouldn't surprise anyone - a pollster explains why
Poll: Did you watch the Eurovision Grand Final last night?
'The EBU is not what the Eurovision is - f**k the EBU' - Bambie Thug
Switzerland have won Eurovision with Ireland's Bambie Thug finishing sixth
The 68th Eurovision Song Contest concluded in Malmö after a chaotic week.
Quiz: How well do you know your witches?
Dutch act Joost Klein kicked out of Eurovision after police investigation, EBU confirms
Opinion: Eurovision was always political, but the world it now operates in has changed
Johnny Fallon
We asked what the nation thinks about Eurovision - here's what we found
Bambie Thug says Eurovision win would be 'amazing for Cork' - but that Israel has cast a 'cloud' over contest
Dutch Eurovision act under investigation by EBU excluded from jury performance
Eurovision organisers say no attempt was made to ‘censor sound’ during Israel’s performance
Tensions between acts over Israel's presence on display at Eurovision press conference
The Dutch act called on Israel’s singer to answer a question about performers’ safety concerns.
Israel among ten acts to qualify for Eurovision Grand Final from tonight's semi-final show
RTÉ Eurovision chief: If we withdraw that's the end of the Olympics, the end of the World Cup
Group of Irish fans join pro-Gaza protest in Malmö demanding Israel's expulsion from Eurovision
“It is completely inappropriate for Israel to be given this propaganda platform while they’re carrying out a genocide in Gaza,” one protester said.
Israeli broadcaster says 'they will not silence us' as singer booed during dress rehearsal
Large-scale protest planned in Malmö today to coincide with Israel's Eurovision appearance
Security is likely to be stepped up within the city today, ahead of the Israeli singer’s performance in the second semi-final.
Singer who wore keffiyeh during Eurovision opening act labels EBU condemnation 'racist'
Bambie Thug 'very confident' ahead of Eurovision final as viewers rave about ‘magnificent’ performance
Watch: Sweden gave 'King of Eurovision' Johnny Logan a return to the big stage last night
The Irish singer belted out ‘Euphoria’ – the 2012 winner by the only other person to have won the contest twice, Sweden’s Loreen.
Bambie Thug says EBU 'ordered' change to Ogham make-up that spelled out pro-Palestine messages
Eurovision: Bambie Thug confirms they will perform in final after qualifying from semis tonight
The Cork-born ‘witch’ broke a bleak spell for Ireland at the competition by finishing among the top ten acts tonight.
'Crown the Witch': Raucous cheers for Bambie Thug in Malmö have Irish fans dreaming
Travelling fans were in buoyant form after last night’s full dress rehearsal, held amid tightened security at Malmö Arena.
Everything you need to know about what's happening on stage this week at Eurovision
Eurovision 2024: Bambie Thug is the anti-Dana, but they might just be the voice of a generation
Peter Flanagan
Bambie Thug recovers from 'gross' food poisoning ahead of tomorrow's Eurovision performance
How a president's intervention set the stage for the most contentious Eurovision in years
The buildup to the competition has been overshadowed by the debate over Israel’s inclusion – so what can we expect in Malmö?
Bambie Thug admitted to hospital due to 'bad shellfish' days ahead of Eurovision
Johnny Logan to return to Eurovision stage as interval act
Eurovision: 'Die in' staged at RTÉ as singers and campaigners call for boycott of contest
Former RTÉ producer Betty Purcell told The Journal: “We believe it is not a time to sing songs and clink glasses with Israel.”
April 2024
Bambie Thug has first Eurovision stage rehearsal inside the Malmö Arena
Over 400 artists, including Eurosong contestant Erica-Cody, call on Bambie Thug to boycott Eurovision
'If I wasn’t in the competition, I would also be boycotting': Bambie Thug responds to backlash
Pro-Palestine group delivers petition to RTÉ studio in Cork calling for Eurovision boycott
Eurovision organiser says abuse of contestants over Israel's inclusion in competition 'unacceptable'
March 2024
Bambie Thug among Eurovision contestants calling for 'immediate ceasefire' in Gaza conflict