The last song of this year’s Junior Eurovision has been revealed. It’s the Irish entry that has closed the line-up for the contest that is set to take place on 26th November in Nice. Jessica McKean was chosen to sing for Ireland through a national selection that featured several rounds and performances of cover versions.
The song Jessica will bring to the big stage was selected internally and is called Aisling. It was composed by Niall Mooney, Ken McHugh and Will Weeks with the lyrics written by Niall Mooney, Fiona Mooney, Niamh Mooney and last year’s Irish entrant Sophie Lennon:
Jessica McKean is a 10-year-old singer from Lifford in County Donegal who is also a dancer, having won her first-ever dance competition at just three years old. Along with her mother, she took part in RTÉ show Donncha’s Two Talented at the age of five. Her favourite singers are Nathan Carter, Adele and Whitney Houston.
How much do you like the Irish entry for Nice 2023? Do you think Ireland will reach another top place after last year’s 4th?