Tonight, the Irish national final to determine the country's representative at this year's Eurovision Song Contest will be held. Five acts will compete for the Irish ticket to Oslo, among them 1993 Irish Eurovision Song Contest winner Niamh Kavanagh.
The Late Late Show: Eurosong 2010 willstart at 22:35 CET (21:35 local time) and willbe broadcast on RTÉ ONE television. esctoday.com will be attending the event so stay tuned for pre and after show news and gossip direct from Dublin. Log on to esctoday.com before show time to find out whats happening live…
How to watch?
Running Order with composer/lyricist in brackets.
- Leanne Moore – Does heaven need much Mmore?
(Tommy Moran, John Waters)
- Lee Bradshaw – River of silence
(Ralph Siegel/John O'Flynn, José Santana)
- Michael Graham – Baby, nothing's wrong
(Michael Graham, Scott Newman, Yann O'Brien)
- Monika Ivkic – Fashion queen
(Marc Paelinck, Mathias Strasser)
- Niamh Kavanagh – It's for you
(Niall Mooney, Marten Eriksson, Jonas Gladnikoff/Lina Eriksson)
- You can vote for your favourite song in our poll here.
In 2009, Ireland was represented by Sinéad Mulvey & Black Daisy, who finished 11th in the second semi final, thus not qualifying to the final. This year, Ireland will compete in the second half of the second semi final, to be held on May 27th.