I mostly managed to avoid last year’s Eurovision, when Graham Norton took over Sir Terry Wogan’s duties with the mic and
Ireland’s RTÉ’s entry and gets the date of Niamh Kavanagh’s win wrong Now corrected). The Irish Times, on the other hand, notes the return to the fray of their columnist John Waters – despite having his flowers crushed in 2007. Is he still not taking it “all that seriously”? From the Irish Times report
Waterss first foray into the field of Eurovision songwriting occurred in 2007, when he co-wrote Irelands entry, They Cant Stop the Spring , with Moran. It finished last, with five points. Waters said it was always his intention to return to song- writing. While he had previously described his Eurovision experience in negative terms, he added: “One cant be imprisoned by ones fast emotions.” He described the song, which he and Moran have been working on since September, as “a dance number”.