RTÉ has announced that Lesley Roy will represent Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam next May with a brand-new song.
Irish-born New York resident Lesley Roy didn’t get the chance to compete with her uplifting pop tune Story of My Life when the Eurovision Song Contest was cancelled last year. In 2021, she will return.
Lesley has spent the past three months in studio working on a new song to represent Ireland with. The song has now been chosen and will be revealed in the New Year. The song was written and produced by Lesley, along with Eurovision producer Lukas Hallgren (Who also produced “She got me”, Switzerland at Eurovision 2019), Philip Strand (producer/songwriter), Normandie, Deepend and Emelie Eriksson, Stockholm based songwriter at Baggpipe Studios.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2021 will take place in Ahoy, Rotterdam in The Netherlands on 19, 21 and 23 May 2021. Eurofans in New Zealand can watch all three shows live on the official Eurovision YouTube channel, without commentary.
Ireland will perform in the first semi-final at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest.