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Junior Eurovision: Muireann McDonnell wins 2017 Irish national final

Muireann McDonnell will represent her country at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with her self-written song “Súile Glasa”. The 11-year old singer won the Irish national selection months ago when it was recorded.

Six entries competed in the Irish final:

  • Muireann McDonnell – “Súile Glasa”
  • Gwenaelle Noval – “Lig Dom Lomrú” (2nd place)
  • Úna Ní Mhistéil – “Álann”
  • Sinéad Carr – “Cén Fáth”
  • Judy Langan – “Draíocht An Cheoil”
  • Mini Mix – “Cairde Go Deo”

The winner was selected by a professional jury panel made up of Fiachna Ó BraonáinBláthnaid Treacy, Dustin the Turkey (2008) and Linda Martin (1984, 1992).

About Muireann McDonnell:

Muireann McDonnell is an 11-year-old singer and songwriter from Dublin that has already taken part in numerous festivals, concerts and charity events in Ireland. She is also an experienced composer as she owns numerous own compositions, one of which she will perform on November 26. You can check her YouTube channel, Facebook page and Twitter account to discover more about her work.

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