The final of Ireland’s national selection Eurosong 2022 has just taken place and we have a winner! Brooke Scullion will represent Ireland in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest with their song “That’s Rich”.
Eurosong 2022 took place during tonight’s edition of RTE’s “The Late Late Show” The show was hosted by Ryan Tubridy, alongside Marty Whealan in the green room. The show also included a special performance by “Riverdance” – Ireland’s famous 1994 interval act. Brooke was chosen by a combination of jury voting (both national and international) and public voting.
The six artists competing in tonight’s final, and their respective final placements were:
|Order||Artist||Competing song||National Jury |
|International Jury Score||Televote|
|1||Patrick O’Sullivan||“One Night, One Kiss, One Promise”||6||10||6||16||5th|
|2||Janet Grogan||“Ashes of Yesterday”||12||8||4||24||3rd|
|3||Brendan Murray||“Real Love”||8||2||2||12||6th|
|4||Miles Graham||“Yeah, We’re Gonna Get Out of It”||10||6||8||24||2nd|
|5||Rachel Goode||“I’m Loving Me”||2||4||10||16||4th|
Listen to “That’s Rich” on streaming platforms
You can also listen to the other songs competing at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, by following our Spotify playlist.
Ireland’s Eurovision Journey
In 1965, Ireland made their debut in the Eurovision Song Contest with Butch Moore and the song “Walking the Streets in the Rain”, which managed to place 6th. Since their debut, Ireland has participated 54 times (making the Grand Final 45 times), and has won the competition seven times, which is currently the record for most wins.
Ireland’s latest Eurovision participation saw them being represented by Lesley Roy, with the song “MAPS”. She placed 16th in the semi-final, receiving 20 points from the Jury and Televote.
What do you make of the winner? Do you think Ireland will get a good result at Eurovision 2022? Where did your favourite for Eurosong 2022 finish? As always, let us know what you think getting involved in the comments below. Also, be sure to follow ‘That Eurovision Site’ on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more information about Ireland’s Eurovision journey this year!
News Source: RTÉ
Photo Credit: Andres Poveda/RTE