Dolan secures shot at Eurovision
Ryan Dolan has been chosen to represent Ireland in the 2013 Eurovision song contest to be held in Malmo, Sweden, in May.
Dolan, who wrote and performed the winning song Only Love Survives, won a competition to select Ireland’s entry on RTÉ’s Late Late Show last night.
The winning entry was chosen using a combination of public vote and regional jury vote. The four other acts in the competition were Kasey, Inchequin, Aimée Fitzpatrick and Zoë Alexis Bohorquez
Each act was chosen by a mentor with proven experience in the Irish music industry. Ryan Dolan was mentored by director of Spotlight Productions Stuart O’Connor.