Leanne helps Ireland to Eurovision Final

Leanne Moore from Corbally (pictured in red) as she prepares to take to the stage in Sweden tonight.
Ireland's Eurovision act on stage in Sweden .
Ireland’s Eurovision act on stage in Sweden .

IRELAND’S Eurovision entry, with the help of Corbally singer Leanne Moore, has finished in the top ten in the semi-finals in Sweden.

Speaking after qualification, lead singer Ryan Dolan said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be through to the final on Saturday night. I have such an amazing team behind me.”

Leanne, who has previously supported Jedward at Eurovision, forms part of the five-person support act for the song, Only Love Survives.

“Leanne, Alison, Nicky, Colm and Alan are all brilliant to work with and they did Ireland proud on stage tonight,” Ryan said.

Moldova, Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus, Denmark, Russia, Belgium, Ukraine and The Netherlands also qualified with the top ten. The Eurovision Final 2013 will be broadcast on RTÉ ONE at 8pm on Saturday May 18.

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