Brendan Murray

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Måns Zelmerlöw, whose winner for Sweden in 2015 was written by a production team who have written for Fifth Harmony and Iggy Azalea. Photograph: Nigel Treblin/Getty

In 2016, while covering that year’s Eurovision, the scale of the event and the power of the songs overwhelmed me and I became very opinionated. “The I(...)

Singer-songwriter Ryan O’Shaughnessy has been announced as Ireland’s entry at the Eurovision this May

Reality TV survivor Ryan O’Shaughnessy is the latest performer who will attempt to end Ireland’s miserable run at the Eurovision. Singer-songwriter O(...)

Portugal’s Salvador Sobral celebrates with his sister Luisa after winning  the Eurovision song contest  in Kiev, Ukraine. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

The winner of the 62nd Eurovision song contest is Portugal’s Salvador Sobral who wrung his hands delightfully while singing the sweetly, string-laden (...)

 Brendan Murray’s ‘Dying to Try’ was completely uneventful, a fine drizzle swallowed up by the mighty musical typhoon raging around it. Photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

There were a lot of unfinished, stationary things in this Eurovision semi-final and not just the wooden identikit presenters who sounded like they wer(...)

Britain’s Prince Charles pucks the sliotarwatched by his wife Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, Henry Shefflin and Brian Cody, hurling manager during his visit to Kilkenny Castle on Thursday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

1. Another morning another deepening of the Garda crisis The crisis engulfing Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan deepened yesterday when it emerged(...)

 Irish Eurovision entrant Brendan Murray performing at the Eurovision semi-final. Photograph: Andres Poveda.

Brendan Murray’s balloon has deflated. The Irish man sadly failed to make the final of the 62nd Eurovision song contest with ‘Dying to Try’. Before t(...)

The bookies do not anticipate that Ireland’s Brendan Murray will make it to the final.  Photograph: Michael Campanella/Getty Images

If the bookies are to be believed, our national Eurovision disgrace is set to continue at this evening’s semi-final. They do not anticipate that Irela(...)

Brendan Murray performs  “Dying to Try” at a dress rehearsal for the Eurovision Song Contest’s second semi-final  in Kiev, Ukraine, on Thursday. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

On Thursday night, 20-year-old silver-throated boyband veteran Brendan Murray will glide across a cloud-filled stage on a hot-air balloon, while singi(...)

Ireland’s fresh-faced, rosy-cheeked hopeful Brendan Murray, who was handpicked by Louis Walsh to represent us, is likely to be on stage around 8.40pm on Thursday.

Forty-two entries, three live shows each two days apart, 120 million gallons of hairspray, several Ed Sheeran soundalikes, and an orgy of outrage – ye(...)

Pepper Ireland chief executive Paul Doddrell with Shamrock Rovers chief executive Brendan Murray in Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Maggie Doherty

Ireland’s newest mortgage lender Pepper Money has agreed a two-year sponsorship deal with Shamrock Rovers that could be worth up to €400,000 for the T(...)

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