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Ireland: The Late Late Show Eurosong 2015

Ireland: Listen to the five songs for Eurosong 2015

The Irish broadcaster RTE have announced the five acts to compete in the Irish selection for Vienna. The selection for Ireland will be held in a special edition of "The Late Late Show: Eurosong 2015" on Friday 27 February. Listen to the five Eurosongs here

The five acts will compete for the honor of representing Ireland at Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna.

Ireland's act will be decided by a combination of televoting and a jury divided into Irish regions. Ireland will compete in Semi-final 2 on 21 May.

The five acts for Eurosong 2015

• Alex Saint and The MJs – "She's So Fine"
Written by Tony Adams-Rosa
• Kat Mahon – "Anybody Got A Shoulder"
Written by Charlie McGettigan (Ireland 1994)
• Erika Selin – "Break Me Up"
Written by Gustav Eurén, Niclas Arn & Danne Attlerud
• Nikki Kavanagh – "Memories"
Written by Lee Anna James, Elena Morosanu, Simon Gribbe, Johnny Sanchez & Dimitri Stassos
• Molly Sterling – "Playing With Numbers"
Written by Molly Sterling & Greg French

Alex Saint and The MJs – "She's So Fine"
Kat Mahon – "Anybody Got A Shoulder"
Erika Selin – "Break Me Up"
Nikki Kavanagh – "Memories"
Molly Sterling – "Playing With Numbers"

Ireland in Eurovision Song Contest

Ireland holds the record of most victories in Eurovision Song Contest: Seven victories! The six of these victories was in the 80s and 90s:

Ireland 1980 | Johnny Logan - "What's Another Year"

1970: "All Kinds Of Everything"
1980: "What's Another Year"
1987: "Hold Me Now"
1992: "Why Me"
1993: "In Your Eyes"
1994: "Rock 'n' Roll Kids"
1996: "The Voice"

They have been in Eurovision since 1965 with 48 participation since then. Ireland has qualified for the Grand Final 7 out of 11 times, since the introduction of the Semi-finals in 2004.

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