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Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005

Eurovision Song Contest 2005
Country  Ireland
National selection
Selection process You're A Star
Selection date(s) 6 March 2005
Selected entrant Donna and Joe
Selected song "Love?"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Failed to qualify (14th)
Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest
2006►

Ireland was represented in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 by the brother-and sister-act Donna and Joseph McCaul with their song "Love?", which written and composed by Karl Broderick. RTÉ, the Irish state broadcaster once again ran the You're A Star talent contest to choose the act. The national competition was also open to contestants from Northern Ireland and was held on March 6, 2005.

Donna and Joseph McCaul are from the town of Athlone in Co. Westmeath, in the centre of Ireland. Donna is a full-time singer with The Doc Carroll Band and her ambition is to duet with Shania Twain. Her younger brother Joe was a full-time school student.

National final

Song Singer Place
1 "Will I Be Dreaming" The Henry Girls 3rd
2 "Love?" Donna and Joseph McCaul 1st
3 "Pink Champagne" Jade 2nd

At Eurovision

At Eurovision, Donna and Joseph remained in the middle of the stage while dancers added to their performance in the background. Eventually the dancers came to the front and did a well received clogging routine. The song did not manage to make it to the final, placing 14th in the semi-final.

The spokesperson who revealed Ireland's votes for other countries was Ireland's Eurovision Song Contest 1970 winner Dana.[1]

Points Awarded by Ireland

Points Awarded to Ireland

Points Awarded to Ireland (Semi Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

References

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