Ireland – Figures released today show that 1.3 million people tuned into the Irish National Final for Eurovision last Friday night.
These figures make the Eurosong Final one of the most watched shows of the 2014 season in Ireland so far. With an average audience of 686,000 viewers (reaching a maximum of 1.3 million) this represents over half of the available Irish tv audience for the evening.
The events of the evening saw Eurosong trending in both Ireland and the UK on twitter. In a tense and close race the song “Heartbeat” by Can-Linn featuring Kasey won but the Jury and Public vote and will represent Ireland at Eurovision 2014 in Semi Final 2 in Copenhagen on May 8th.
What were you watching last Friday night?
Author/Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall
Source : Independent.ie