The Irish entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 “Saor” (Free) is set to be released tomorrow.
“Saor” (Free) is the title of the Irish entry for the 19th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Paris, France. Maiú Levi Lawlor’s entry is set to be revealed at 12:00 CET with the premiere of its music video on the TG4 YouTube page.
“Saor” has been written by a Maltese and Irish team with a mix of Eurovision and Junior Eurovision experience. The songwriters are:
- Niall Mooney – Co-writer of Ireland’s Eurovision 2010 and Junior Eurovision 2019 entries
- Lauren White Murphy
- Brendan McCarthy
- LA Halvery
- Anna Kearney – Represented Ireland at Junior Eurovision 2019 and co-wrote her entry
- Anna Banks – Co-wrote Ireland’s entry at Junior Eurovision 2019 and is the sister of Ireland’s Junior Eurovision representative from 2015
- Cyprian Cassar – Maltese songwriter who co-wrote the Maltese entry for Junior Eurovision 2018 and the 2021 Maltese entry
Maiú Levi Lawlor was selected as the Irish representative in the final of Junior Eurovision Éire.
Image Source: TG4
Ireland debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest at the 2015 contest in Sofia, Bulgaria. The nation’s participation is organised by the Irish language broadcaster, TG4. At the 2015 contest in Bulgaria Ireland was represented by Aimee Banks with the song “Réalta na Mara”, she finished 12th in the final. The country’s best result came at the 2016 contest in Malta. Ireland was represented by Zena Donnelly with the song “Bríce ar Bhríce”. She finished 10th in the final scoring a total of 122 points, including receiving the country’s first 12 points in the contest.