Israeli singer Netta Barzilai was voted on Tuesday to be one of the 10 singers in the final of the Eurovision song contest.
Back in March we featured Ireland's Eurovision video entry, "Together", by singer-songwriter Ryan O'Shaughnessy, which featured a gay couple dancing down the street after leaving Dublin's Temple Bar.
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Eurovision celebration Credit: Andres Poveda Ireland's Eurovision Song Contest entrant Ryan O'Shaughnessy performs his song "Together" during the dress rehearsal for the first semi-final at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal.
Halfway through the song, dancers Kevin O'Dwyer and Alan McGrath recreated their dance from the now iconic video, causing quite a stir in the audience when they first appeared on the set. Many were floored that country that voted to pass same-sex marriage in 2015 was now showcasing same-sex love to an worldwide audience.
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"We're trying to make a little bit of a change, let people see that love is love".
Held since 1956, Eurovision is the longest-running worldwide song competition broadcast on television. Past winners include Abba, Celine Dion, and drag performer Conchita Wurst.
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Third place was sealed after Harry Kane and Erik Lamela both scored twice while Christian Fuchs sored an own goal. With the scores level at 4-4, Vardy slammed in an equaliser for Leicester after a deft pass by Mahrez.