Ireland in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
|National selection events||
|Best result||10th: 2016|
|Worst result||12th: 2015|
|Ireland’s page at Eurovision.tv|
| For the most recent participation see
Ireland in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Irelandannounced on 23 March 2015 that they will debut at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015 to be held in Bulgaria.[needs update] The Irish language broadcaster, TG4, was responsible for the selection of their first participant.
Since their debut in 2015 Ireland has achieved one top ten placing, in 2016.
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|2015||Aimee Banks||“Réalta na mara“||Irish, Latin||12||36|
|2016||Zena Donnelly||“Bríce ar Bhríce“||Irish, English||10||122|
Broadcasts and voting
Commentators and spokespersons
The contests are broadcast online worldwide through the official Junior Eurovision Song Contest website junioreurovision.tv and YouTube. In 2015, the online broadcasts featured commentary in English by junioreurovision.tv editor Luke Fisher and 2011 Bulgarian Junior Eurovision Song Contest entrant Ivan Ivanov. The Irish broadcaster, TG4, sent their own commentators to each contest in order to provide commentary in the Irish language. Spokespersons were also chosen by the national broadcaster in order to announce the awarding points from Ireland. The table below list the details of each commentator and spokesperson since 2015.
|2015||Stiofán Ó Fearail and Caitlín Nic Aoidh||Anna Banks|
|2016||Eoghan McDermott||Andrea Leddy|
The tables below shows Ireland’s top-five voting history rankings up until their most recent participation in 2016 and takes into account the new voting system which allows the adult and kids juries each to award a set of points, introduced by the European Broadcasting Union from the 2016 contest onwards.