Ireland: Five finalists announced by RTE

Irish National Broadcaster RTE has officially released the names of the 5 artists that will be taking in the Irish National Final as the country selects their song for Eurovision 2014. The artists have been selected by five mentors, who hope to coach them towards another victory at Eurovision for Ireland.

The sons will premiere tomorrow (6 February) at 2pm on the 2FM show on RTÉ Radio. The artists, songs and mentors are as follows:

Patricia Roe – ‘Don’t hold on’ (Mentor: Valerie Roe)
Eoghan Quigg – ‘The movie song’ (Mentor: Mark Murphy)
Can-linn & Kasey Smith – ‘Heartbeat’ (Mentor: Hazel Kaneswaran)
Andrew Mann – ‘Be mine’ (Mentor: Cormac Battle)
Laura O’Neill – ‘You don’t remember me’ (Mentor: Billy McGuinness)

Last year Ryan Dolan represented Ireland at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Only love survives’. He qualified for the final, where he finished in the 26th and last place.


  1. I hope nothing but the best for Ireland! So very best of luck to every participant and whole Ireland from Finland! 🙂

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