IRELAND – It has been eventually confirmed that Nicky Byrne has been selected by RTE to represent Ireland at Eurovision 2016.
In his first radio interview the former Westlife singer speaks of being selected to represent his country and what it will be like to perform back in the Globen Arena – but this time as a solo artist.
Michael Kealy (Irish Head Of Delegation) talks on why RTE has decided to internally select their artist and singer this year for the first time. He cited other successful internal selections like that of Conchita Wurst winning for Austria in 2014.
You can listen to the full interview HERE
So what do you think now of the internal selection of Nicky Byrne for Eurovision?
Author/Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall
Source : RTE