Thousands Sign Petition Calling On Clare’s Sarah McTernan To Pull Out Of Eurovision

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A petition asking Clare’s Sarah McTernan to pull out of the Eurovision Song Contest has received 7-thousand signatures.

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign has delivered to the petition to the 25-year-old Scarriff native.

It comes after Galway City Council passed a motion supporting calls for a boycott of the competition in Israel, with the motion noting that “it will be openly used for political and militaristic propaganda purposes.”


Sarah McTernan performs in the second semi-final on Thursday, with the first getting underway this evening.

Speaking to Clare FM earlier this year, Sarah said Eurovision is not about politics: