Ireland confirms their national final and opens the submission window

Irish broadcaster, RTÉ has opened the submission window for entries competing for a chance to represent the country at Eurovision Song Contest 2023.

After they returned to the national selection format last year, for the first time since 2015, the Irish broadcaster has revealed that they will be keeping the selection process for their Eurovision Song Contest entry in the upcoming edition of the show. “Eurosong Late Late Show Special” will be the show whose winner will be getting a chance to wave the Irish flag at Eurovision 2023 which will be held in either Liverpool or Glasgow.

The deadline for all the interested artists to submit their entries is 28th of October at 19.00 CET. Next stage will be including a panel of experts from music and entertainment industry as well as Eurovision fans who will be making the shortlist of entries competing at “Eurosong Late Late Show Special”. The form is available HERE. Only the entries submitted through the form will be accepted. No entries will be accepted by post, on CD, cassette or any other format, neither will we accept links to Wetransfer, Soundcloud, Dropbox or to any other third-party sites such as YouTube, Spotify, Tidal or other streaming platforms.

Except complying with EBU rules, some of the other rules and guidelines for all the applicants include:

  • All songwriters and composers are eligible to submit one entry;
  • All songs should be finished as no demos or unfinished songs will be accepted;
  • Songs must not have been submitted to any other national selections;
  • Even though RTÉ wants to foster upcoming talents, affirmed artists and performers are preferred to apply.

Ireland didn’t manage to qualify to the final at Eurovision 2022 after their representative Brook scored 47 points in the second semi-final and ended the contest on 15th place. You can check out her performance below

The last time Ireland competed in the final of the show was in 2018 with “Together” performed by Ryan O’Shaughnessy. What are your expectations of Irish national final for Eurovision 2023? Let us know in the comments below and @escbubble

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