RTÉ's special edition of the Late Late Show showcased five songs tonight, and Ryan Dolan has been chosen by the people of Ireland to go forward to the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Only love survives.
In a late Friday show Ireland picked its participant for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. Jedward was favourite to do the double and represent the country twice in a row, but up against 4 other strong acts, one of them being Donna McCaul, another one with Eurovision experience it didn't look like a walkover.
When Ireland on Friday pick its representative for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, two former participants are in the running; Donna McCaul from 2005 and Jedward from last year. Let's take a closer look as to who the five acts and their mentors actually are...
The 5 songs that, on the 24th of February, will compete to represent Ireland at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, was premiered this afternoon on Irish radio. This gave the first indication of whether or not we are likely to see a comeback from either Jedward or Donna McCaul.