Eurovision 2019: How a night of banter and bondage played out on Twitter

Twitter was at it again as Eurovision returned in outrageous style.

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Eurovision Song Contest grand final: Who will perform and when?

Madonna and a slew of former winners will sing on the night, as well as the 26 international acts vying for first place.

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Tuneless Euro-noise

The country will share Sarah McTernan’s disappointment following her failure to reach the final tonight of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel which, when we last checked, is not in Europe.

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Ireland fail to claim spot in Eurovision final

Sarah McTernan lost out on a spot in this year's Eurovision Song Contest final.

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Christy Mooore among those playing gigs to protest at Eurovision final

Christy Moore is among those playing gigs coinciding with the song contest final on Saturday, writes Ellie O’Byrne.

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Ireland’s Sarah McTernan to make Eurovision debut in second semi-final

The Netherlands’ Duncan Laurence has been touted as the clear favourite to win the 2019 contest.

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Israel’s Netta kicks off Eurovision Song Contest’s first live semi-final

Seventeen international acts will take to the stage as the event begins in earnest but only 10 will make it to the final.

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor withdraws from Eurovision's UK jury

The BBC said the move was due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’.

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Eurovision 2019 will kick off tonight with first semi-final

This year’s contest, which will be hosted by Israel, has proven controversial and has been overshadowed by months of protest and calls for a boycott.

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Eurovision to kick off tonight with first live semi-final

Seventeen international acts will vie for 10 spots in the grand final.

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Riverdance lit the torch for modern dance, says founder on 25th anniversary

John McColgan grew the show from a seven-minute Eurovision interlude into a global dance behemoth.

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WATCH: Charlie McGettigan and Paul Harrington disagree on Eurovision boycott

Former Eurovision winners Charlie McGettigan and Paul Harrington had opposite views on boycotting the Eurovision song contest in Israel this May.

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Australia’s Eurovision pick responds to Roger Waters’ call for Israel boycott

The Pink Floyd star asked Kate Miller-Heidke to avoid this year’s contest in Tel Aviv.

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Readers' Blog: Eurovision is a cultural, not political, event

It is with great disappointment that I read your editorial of Wednesday, March 13 (“Eurovision role must be reviewed. Participation is an endorsement”), which said that if Prime Minister Netanyahu remains in power after Israel’s election in April then Ireland should boycott the Eurovision in Israel in May.

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Protest calling for Eurovision boycott to take place at RTÉ today

A protest will place outside RTÉ studios this afternoon calling for a boycott of the Eurovision.

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Watch: Ireland's entry for this year's Eurovision

RTÉ have chosen Sarah McTernan to represent Ireland at the Eurovision.

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Readers' Blog: 'RTÉ - supporting the arts' not accurate as long as they participate in Israel's Eurovision

On the radio, whenever I hear the jingle "RTÉ Supporting The Arts", that follows an ad for a concert or some cultural event, I can't help thinking that it should be changed.

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Ukraine blocks Eurovision nominee in row over Russian gigs

Controversy erupted after 27-year-old singer Anna Korsun, who performs under the name of Maruv, won the national finals on Sunday.

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Ukrainian singer told to choose between Eurovision and gigs in Russia

Several Ukrainian politicians said singer Maruv should not be allowed to represent Ukraine because she often tours in Russia.

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UK hopefuls for Eurovision announced

A new format will see the acts compete to take part in this year’s singing extravaganza in Tel Aviv.

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Readers' Blog: We can’t sing to Israel’s tune on Eurovision

The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 is to be held next year in Tel Aviv in Israel, a state associated with Palestinian human rights abuses.

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Tel Aviv chosen to host Eurovision Song Contest

Israel won the Eurovision this year with a flashy pop tune called Toy by Netta Barzilai.

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Eurovision Song Contest: Sound of hypocrisy in boycott call

There is no scarcity of sound reasons leading the great and the good in this country to lend their weight to the campaign for a boycott of next year’s Eurovision Song contest, which is to be hosted by Israel.

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Charlie McGettigan calls for Ireland to boycott Eurovision in Israel

Eurovision winner Charlie McGettigan has called for Ireland to boycott next year's contest if it is to be held in Israel.

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SuRie’s Eurovision stage invader released on bail and awaiting charges

The stage intruder was in custody for two days in Lisbon.

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Eurovision operator announces investigation into stage invasion during UK performance

The European Broadcasting Union announced a probe was already under way into the seven-second incident.

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Watch dramatic moment stage invader snatches microphone during UK’s Eurovision performance

He was rushed by security as she shouted over SuRie’s song Storm.

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Two-thirds don't know who's representing Ireland in Eurovision

Two-thirds of us say that they are unaware or not bothered about who is representing Ireland in the Eurovision.

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Johnny Logan to sing on Late Late ahead of Eurovision final

Eurovision winner Johnny Logan and rugby player Jamie Heaslip will join Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show this Friday.

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How to throw a Portuguese-themed Eurovision party this weekend

The final is on 12 May in Lisbon and it’s the perfect excuse for a get together.

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Ireland qualify for first Eurovision final in five years

Ireland have qualified for the Eurovision final for the first time since 2013.

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Here's what people thought of Ryan O'Shaughnessy's Eurovision performance

Ryan O'Shaughnessy has performed Ireland's Eurovision entry 'Together' to a broadly positive reception.

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Ryan O'Shaughnessy 'well prepared' for tonight's Eurovision semi-final

Ryan O'Shaughnessy says he has put in the hard work ahead of his Eurovision semi-final performance this evening.

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