Sophie Lennon will represent Ireland at Junior Eurovision this year after winning the national selection.
Junior Eurovision Éire took place over various rounds, with the final result decided for the public. This is the first time that the public were involved with deciding the Irish Junior Eurovision entrant. The show featured two permanent jury members, and one rotating member who provided feedback, but had no bearing on the voting.
It has since been revealed that Sophie will perform ‘Solas’ (Light) at Junior Eurovision. Solas was written and composed by Niall Mooney, Jonas Gladnikoff, Matthew Ker, Hannah Featherstone and Ken McHugh. Niall has written every Irish Junior Eurovision entry since 2018, while Jonas composed three Irish Eurovision entries and three Junior Eurovision entries.
Listen to the song below:
Who is Sophie Lennon?
Sophie comes from Mayobridge in County Down in Northern Ireland. She previously competed in the Irish national selection in 2021, where she reached the final. She has also performed on Ireland’s Got Talent.