While we’ve still won the most Eurovisions in history (seven), Ireland have not won the competition since Eimear Quinn’s effort ’The Voice’ scored victory in 1996.
Recently we have found even getting out of the semi-finals difficult, as former Westlife star
Yet another failure at the song contest prompted Amsterdam-based Irish comedian Richy Sheehy to pen a classic parody song - all to the tune of Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan’s 1994 winning entry ’Rock ’n’ Roll Kids’.
Watch out for an epic Father Ted reference.
With a performance like that maybe we should send Richy to Kiev for Eurovision 2017.
If you are heading over to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival you can catch Richy performing in August - see here for dates.
Here’s ’Rock ’n’ Roll Kids’ again for no other reason than it’s bloody fantastic.