Ireland: Eurovision week schedule of events on RTÉ

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Today, Saturday May 17th heralds the beginning of the so called “Eurovision Week” across Europe. In culmination of the the Grand Final of the 53rd Eurovision Song Contest taking place next Saturday night. Eurovision related events will be taking place all week and RTÉ, the Irish broadcaster, is no exception in taking part.

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Here is the schedule for the Irishaudiencewatchingand listening to RTÉ:

  • Saturday, May 17th, 21:30 local time, RTÉ ONE television, Tubridy TonightA special Eurovision panel discussion on Dustin the Turkey's chances in Belgrade next week will take place during the chatshow. (1hr 15mins)
  • Sunday, May 18th, 23:45 local time, RTÉ ONE television, Eurovision Previews Show 1 – Previews of all this years Eurovision 2008 entries. Presented by Marty Whealan. (1hr 20mins)
  • Monday, May 19th, 23:45 local time, RTÉ ONE television, Eurovision Previews Show 2Previews of all this years Eurovision 2008 entries. Presented by Marty Whealan.(1hr 20mins)
  • Tuesday, May 20th, 19:30 local time, RTÉ TWO, television, Dustin's Road to Belgrade – Sinead Ní Churnain looks back at Dustin's rise from orphan egg to TV presenter, politician and musical great. The half-hour programme charts the highs and the lows on Dustin's road to this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade. (30 mins)
  • Tuesday, May 20th, 20:00 local time, RTÉ TWO television, Eurovision Song Contest 2008 SF1 – Live coverage from Belgrade of the first semi-final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Commentated by Marty Whealan. (2hrs 5mins)
  • Tuesday, May 20th, 20:00 local time, RTÉRADIO ONE, Eurovision Song Contest 2008 SF1 – Live coverage from Belgrade of the first semi-final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Commentated by Larry Gogan. (2hrs 5mins)
  • Thursday, May 22nd, 20:00 local time, RTÉ TWO television, Eurovision Song Contest 2008 SF2 – Live coverage from Belgrade of thesecond semi-final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Commentated by Marty Whealan. (2hrs 5mins)
  • Saturday, May 24th, 19:30 local time, RTÉ RADIO ONE, The Eurovision through the yearsLarry Gogan looks back at the past Eurovisions and features some of the tracks. (30 mins)
  • Saturday, May 24th, 20:00 local time, RTÉ RADIO ONE, Eurovision Song Contest 2008 The final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest live from Belgrade. Presented by Larry Gogan. (3hrs 35 mins)
  • Saturday, May 24th, 20:00 local time, RTÉ ONE television, Eurovision Song Contest 2008Marty Whelan is your host for live coverage of the53rd Eurovision Song Contest 2008Final from Belgrade. (3hrs 35mins)

Only radio events listed above will be streamed live online and will be available worldwide. A live link will appear on this article during radio show times.

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