Eurovision 2019 semi-final 2 predictions

Eurovision 2019 semi-final 2: predictions and hopes

So after the shocks, surprises and disappointments of semi-final 1, we’ve got the second semi-final coming up and once again, my friend and fellow Eurovision fan Clive and I have … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 semi-final 2: predictions and hopes

Sarah McTernan

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #28 IRELAND – Sarah McTernan – “22”

Ireland remain the most successful country at Eurovision (still holding off Sweden just about) though, as with the UK, it’s been a while since they last did well. Last year, … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #28 IRELAND – Sarah McTernan – “22”

EuroStarz in Concert 2018

A trip to EuroStarz in Concert 2018

It was a last minute decision to attend this concert, but I am very glad I did. A small set of past Eurovision performers, including a former winner, graced the … Continue reading A trip to EuroStarz in Concert 2018

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #38 IRELAND – Ryan O’Shaughnessy – “Together”

Up next in the countdown is the most successful country in Eurovision history – Ireland. Like the UK, Ireland’s recent fortunes in the contest have been a long way from … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #38 IRELAND – Ryan O’Shaughnessy – “Together”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #29 IRELAND – Brendan Murray – “Dying To Try”

Still Eurovision’s most successful country (though Sweden are close to catching them), Ireland’s non-qualification agonies continued last year with a very disappointing result for former-Westlife member, Nicky Byrne. They’ve switched … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #29 IRELAND – Brendan Murray – “Dying To Try”

My top 5 Eurovision songs from Ireland

My top 5 songs from…Ireland

Sweden may be doing their best to win the their crown, but Ireland remains Eurovision’s most successful country. With 7 wins (4 of them in the 1990s), Ireland have a … Continue reading My top 5 songs from…Ireland

Top 10 countries by Grand Final finishing position

200 days to the Grand Final of Eurovision 2017! Some bits of Eurovision news today: Slovakia confirms they won’t be participating next year (they haven’t taken part since 2012) and … Continue reading Top 10 countries by Grand Final finishing position

Nicky Byrne Ireland Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #32 IRELAND – Nicky Byrne – “Sunlight”

It’s the turn now of the most successful of Eurovision countries – Ireland. They may have won a record seven times, but the last 15 years have been tough for … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #32 IRELAND – Nicky Byrne – “Sunlight”

London Eurovision Preview Party 2016 video clips part 1: Nicki French, Nicky Byrne, Kaliopi, Poli Genova and Ira Losco

As expected, I had a fantastic time at the London Eurovision Preview Party 2016, held once again at Café de Paris. I took some video clips of almost all of … Continue reading London Eurovision Preview Party 2016 video clips part 1: Nicki French, Nicky Byrne, Kaliopi, Poli Genova and Ira Losco

Flag of Ireland

St Patrick’s Day feature: Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest

It’s been quite a while since I posted and a lot has been going on in Eurovision-land while I have been Down Under (I did manage to post at least … Continue reading St Patrick’s Day feature: Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest