Kasey Smith

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 Kasey Smith performs in Copenhagen on Thursday night. Photograph:  Ragnar Singsaas/Getty Images

RTÉ is to scrap the mentoring process it has used to select the last five Eurovision entrants, but Ireland will not be pulling out of the competition.(...)

Kasey Smith’s rendition of   ‘Heartbeat’ failed to make it into  the top 10 acts at the second semi-final of the 59th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen this evening. Photograph: Nikolai Linares/EPA

Ireland has failed to qualify for the Eurovison Song Contest for the first time since 2009. Kasey Smith and the Irish traditional group Can-Linn, perf(...)

Kasey Smith representing Ireland performs during rehearsals for the Second Semi-Final of the 59th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark. The second semi-final will take place this evening with the grand final on Saturday. Photograph: Nikolai Linares/EPA

Kasey Smith is optimistic and focused about representing Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest tonight. The 23-year-old from the northside of Dublin (...)

 Anastasia and Maria Tolmachevy of the Tolmachevy Sisters from Russia perform on stage during the first semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark. Photograph:  Ragnar Singsaas/Getty Images

Global tensions found their way into Eurovision Song Contest last night: the announcement that Russia had qualified for Saturday night’s final was met(...)

 Kasey Smith, who will  represent Ireland,  arrives for the opening ceremony of the  Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark. Photograph:  Epa/Joerg Carstensen

Ice skaters, circus acts and a surprise cameo appearance from some of the most popular Irish Eurovision competitors in recent years are in store as th(...)