Ireland: Six songs in the running for Eurosong 2022
Irish broadcaster RTÉ has kept us on our toes anticipating news for their national final Eurosong 2022 to be broadcast on 'The Late Late Show' on February 4. The scoring will consist of national jury, international jury and a pubic vote.
It has been revealed that six songs will compete for the prize of representing Ireland at Eurovision 2022. Around 330 songs were submitted to the broadcaster and the final six were chosen internally.
The songs came about during daily radio broadcasts of 'The Ryan Tubridy Show' (RTE Radio1).
Entries for Eurosong 2022:
Miles Graham - 'Yeah, we're gonna get out of it'
Miles is a Dublin born singer-songwriter and the final artist announced for the national selection this evening. He incorporates soulful pop lyrics and musicality to create unique and personal tracks. His latest EP 'All The Right Things' has been largely praised locally for it's high quality production and raw lyricism.
Patrick O’Sullivan - 'One Love, One Kiss, One Promise'
A local of Cork - Patrick has a diverse musical background. Featuring West End productions not limited to Oliver, The Book of Mormon and Dr. Doolittle. In the most recent iteration of RTÉ’s Last Singer Standing he took out the contest, propelling himself into the local eye. 'One Love, One Kiss, One Promise' is co-written by 2016 Irish Eurovision representative Nicky Bryne.
Brooke Scullion - 'That's Rich'
A graduate of 'The Voice UK' (2020) - Brooke went all the way through to the grand final as Meghan Trainor's protégé, finishing with a strong Top 4 finish. The 22-year-old singer-songwriter hails from Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Janet Grogen - 'Ashes (Of Yesterday)'
A former Eurovision backing singer to both Nicky Byrne and Ryan O'Shaughnessy in 2016 and 2018. The Dublin local participated in the 13th series of 'The X-Factor' (UK) as part of Sharon Osbourne's team. Recently, Janet took part on local singing gameshow 'Last Singer Standing' to finish six place.
Brendan Murray - 'Real Love'
Brendan is no stranger to Eurovision - representing Ireland at the 2017 contest with 'Dying To Try', finishing 13th in Semi Final 1. From Tuam, Galway - the 25 year-old is a former member of the boy band HomeTown and went on to compete at 'The X Factor' (UK) 2018 for fifth place post Eurovision.
Rachel Goode - 'I'm Loving Me'
Rachel hails from Ballinasloe, Galway. A classically trained singer who infuses various genres into her style and performances. She has a bachelor Music degree from DIT and a Masters in Opera Performance from Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.