Five artists have been picked by the five mentors who the Irish broadcaster RTÉ hired to search for the country’s next Eurovision entry. Today, the five finalists were revealed – their songs were premiered on Thursday on RTÉ 2FM from 2pm by Rick O’Shea.
The acts in running order:
1. Patricia Roe – Don’t Hold On (Mentor: Valerie Roe)
2. Eoghan Quigg – The Movie Song (Mentor: Mark Murphy)
3. Can-linn featuring Kasey Smith – Heartbeat (Mentor: Hazel Kaneswaran)
4. Andrew Mann – Be Mine (Mentor: Cormac Battle)
5. Laura O’Neill – You Don’t Remember Me (Mentor: Billy McGuinness)
National final will take place on February 28th and the audience can vote for their favorites together with regional juries.