The Irish broadcaster RTÃ� has confirmed to esctoday.com that it will particpate in the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in 2010.
Speculation had arisen that RTÉ may withdraw from the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 given the current economic financial climatein Ireland as too other countries. With numerous countries' broadcasters having withdrawn or facing a consideration towithdraw due to financial strain, esctoday.com contacted RTÉ for an update.
RTÉ have confirmed to esctoday.com that, this week that it has just submitted its' application to the EBU for its participation in next May's contest to be held in Oslo, Norway.
With regarding a format for selecting a song, RTÉ are looking at a set of possible options and hope to reach a final decision shortly.
Stay tuned to esctoday.com for more information on the Irish selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest 2010.