RTÉ has announced it is inviting songwriters and performers, who have a proven track record of success in the music industry, to submit a song to be considered to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest next May.

The Eurovision Song Contest is the largest entertainment show in the world, with 180 million people tuning in to watch this year's contest in  in Tel Aviv, Israel, where Sarah McTernan represented Ireland.

RTÉ Entertainment and RTÉ 2FM also want to hear from established contemporary, professional artists who have the drive and ambition to succeed and who wish to showcase their talents to a global audience.

Artists putting themselves forward must have intrinsic and obvious appeal to the core youth audiences who make up a significant amount of Eurovision viewers and fans.

RTÉ will consider all suitable artists who put themselves forward. RTÉ also reserves the right to approach artist(s) directly. All expressions of interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence. 

If you would like to submit an entry,  please click here

The closing date for submissions is 5pm on Friday 25th of October 2019.

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