Minister congratulates Brian Kennedy on Eurovision "Win"...
In a Press Release Clearly not supposed to be published but for some unknown reason was, Minister John O’Donoghue congratulates Brian Kennedy on his Eurovision Win.
Talk about Wishfull Thinking..
The Full Statement
John O’Donoghue, T.D., Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism congratulated Brian Kennedy on his success in the Eurovision Song Contest with his own composition “Every Song Is A Cry For Love”. Minister O’Donoghue said: “I wish to extend my congratulations to Brian on his marvelous win for Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest in Athens tonight. He gave a wonderful performance and in the process extended Ireland’s record number of Eurovision wins to eight. Everyone should be very proud of this excellent achievement.
It has been promptly removed from their website.
Ireland actually came 10th in the Final
And it emerged tonight that Ireland only scraped through the semi final coming 9th where only the top 10 went on to the final.