The viewing public, voting by phone and text, has chosen the John Waters/ Tommy Moran' composition, They can't stop the Spring as Ireland's entry for the 52nd Eurovision Song Contest.
The song will be performed by traditional music band Dervish in Helsinki in May.
Host Pat Kenny announced the winner after Dervish performed the four contending songs on the 'Late Late Show' last Friday night. Mr Waters said the song combined an Irish flavour with a European theme. esctoday.com editor Gavin Murray was at the press conference after the live show
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