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Eurovision News Review:

* Kennedy Ireland’s Eurovision hope
* Eurovision Song Contest 2006 at esctoday.com | your daily Eurovision…
* The lonely passion of Fionnuala Sherry
* Novelist earns €1m from ‘perfect’ song
* ‘Thea & Friends’ for Malta in Hasselt, Belgium
* Coldplay scoop MTV awards double
* Madonna Labeled a ‘Transvestite’ at EMAs
* Stars of stage, screen, sports arena and spying
* FG’s super furry political animals get to strut their stuff . . ….
* The Local – Stockholm Syndrome: Men are the new women

Kennedy Ireland’s Eurovision hoperte.ie – RTE.ie
Under new selection plans unveiled by RT? today, Kennedy will sing a song which will be chosen by a public vote. Commenting, Kevin Linehan, Commissioning Editor, Entertainment Programmes, RT? Television, said that RT? was delighted Kennedy would represent Ireland and that the challenge now was to find the “show-stopping song” he would perform on the night. Four songs will be shortlisted from those submitted and the compositions will be performed by Kennedy and voted upon by the public in a one-hour television special in the early spring. For more information on entering a song, visit:.

Eurovision Song Contest 2006 at esctoday.com | your daily Eurovision…esctoday.com
tv News. As from today, esctoday. com will present you the 16 participants, two of them each day. Today: Alexandros & Kalli from Greece with Tore ine i sira mas and Nicolai Kielstrup, the Danish participant, with his song Shake, shake, shake.

The lonely passion of Fionnuala SherryIrish Independent
They were having their problems and that was just to show a temper by ramming something,” she smiles. “That story would never, ever, ever have appeared in the back column except it was just three weeks after I won the Eurovision. I was a nobody before I won the Eurovision. Suddenly I was news. I was like: ‘Hello, talk about attaching your dirty laundry with a peg to something else!’ It was hurtful for me for the timing of it. But apart from anything else, I didn’t give a shite, because it had nothing to do with me.

Novelist earns €1m from ‘perfect’ songSunday Times – The Sunday Times
“The last one was a disco version. ” Lovland originally wrote the music for You Raise Me Up for Secret Garden, his own musical act with Fionnuala Sherry, an Irish violinist. They won Eurovision in 1995 with an instrumental track, Nocturne. Lovland asked Graham to write the lyrics for the melody after reading the writer’s first novel, The Whitest Flower, set during the great famine. “Brendan wrote some very powerful words to it — it was a piece of genius work he did,” said Lovland. Brian Kennedy sang on the Secret Garden version, a No 1 hit in Norway. It was this record that David Foster, an American record producer, heard and decided to give to his protegé, a 22-year-old pop opera singer called Josh Groban.

‘Thea & Friends’ for Malta in Hasselt, Belgiumdi-ve.com
Thea’s favorite style won in this year’s Junior Eurovision Festival. Her known Hip-Hop music succeeded and will go to represent Malta in the 3rd edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Festival on the 26th November with her song titled ‘Make It Right!’. This year there were 146 entries out of which 60 semi finalists had to perform live to a panel of judges to choose 16 finalists who on Saturday 24th September competed for the title. Ever so right, ‘Thea & Friends’ were actually superb. The experienced dancers Greta, Jolynn, Luanna, Valerie and Yasmeen have been with Thea for the past 14 months whilst Daniel and Matthew joined the group just 2 weeks prior the event.

Coldplay scoop MTV awards doubleBBC News

Referring to Madonna, he said: “It was very courageous of MTV to start the show with a genuine transvestite. ”

Green Day were named best rock act and took the best album prize while Coldplay took best UK and Ireland act and best song award for Speed of Sound. Presenters at the awards – voted for by international MTV viewers – included pop stars Sugababes, Tatu and actress Brittany Murphy.

Madonna Labeled a ‘Transvestite’ at EMAsSan Francisco Chronicle
The singer opened the Lisbon, Portugal, ceremony with a performance of her new single, “Hung Up,” which samples Abba’s hit “Gimme, Gimme, Gimme. The track appeared to confuse British “Ali G” comedian Sacha Baron Cohen’s alter-ego Borat. Walking onto the stage at the Pavilhao Atlantico, Borat joked, “Welcome to the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest. “The singer before me — who was he? It was very courageous of MTV to start the show with a genuine transvestite. ” Listed Under: Madonna | Comments (5) : Post Comment. item –> CommentsNice!I wish I could of seen that. Posted By: IH8Madonna (an alias) | November 04 2005 at 04:11 PMseemed to confuse Borat? haven’t any of you folks ever SEEN Ali G or Borat? he wasn’t confused, it was a joke, you maroons.

Stars of stage, screen, sports arena and spyingTelegraph.co.uk
The award is made to foreign nationals who have made a significant contribution to British life. Wogan, 66, who was born in Limerick, has been a fixture on the airwaves for more than 40 years. Officially the most popular DJ in the country – his Radio 2 breakfast show Wake Up With Wogan has more than eight million listeners – Wogan is also a stalwart of the Eurovision Song Contest and Children in Need, both of which he presents. “I am surprised and delighted that Her Majesty has given me this honour,” he said. “I hope I can prove worthy of it. ” His fellow Radio 2 DJ, Jonathan Ross, is awarded an OBE to add to an already impressive number of broadcasting honours. Earlier this year, and for the second year running, he was awarded the Television and Radio Industries Club awards for Best Radio Personality of the Year.

FG’s super furry political animals get to strut their stuff . . ….Irish Independent
The electorate face a stark choice, he said. A Fine Gael Labour coalition, or “the old guard of FF and SF – those Rip-Off Republicans”. The last time a crowd was so happy in Millstreet, we won the Eurovision Song Contest. On Saturday night for IndaKinny, who started out in this political contest with a pitiful nil points, it may not yet be a case of Douze Points, but he’s definitely moving up the leader board and there’s a lot of scores still to come in.

The Local – Stockholm Syndrome: Men are the new womenThe Local
“We regret any mistakes we have made and are prepared to make up for them,” she said. htmlAnalysis & Opinion–>.

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