Louis Walsh, the manager behind Brendan Murray, has made strong statements about Ireland’s recent past at Eurovision. Walsh would like former Irish winner Johnny Logan on board to help them qualify this year.
Brandan Murray will be singing a love song, in the style of Sam Smith at the Eurovision Song Contest. ESCDaily’s Brandon McCann, who is covering Ireland for this website, is “cautiously optimistic” about these plans.
“You know something, originally, I was hoping to be as last as I could,” says Zena Donnelly from Ireland, who was drawn to be the opening act of Sunday’s final. “I had this notion that being last would be easier. But now I’m so delighted [read more…]