Only tears of joy for Danes in Eurovision By
IRISH Eurovision contender Ryan Dolan went to Sweden singing Only Love Survives - but sadly the Strabane man failed to find a place in the heart of voters.
The 27-year-old Co Tyrone crooner placed dead last in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 final in Malmo on Saturday night, having secured just five votes from the other 25 participating nations.
The debacle may even be indicative of an impending schism in Anglo-Irish relations: the UK, usually one of Ireland's most re-liable allies in Eurovision, gifted Mr Dolan just one point.
Irish voters had more faith in Bonnie Tyler's UK entry, Believe In Me, awarding the 61-year-old Welsh vocal powerhouse seven points that helped her to finish in 19th place.
Mr Dolan's other votes came two a piece