Irish Eurovision viewing figures has noticeably decreased in 2019 in comparison with 90s and 00s. The numbers for 2019’s Eurovision have shown that 284,700 people watched the show, a market share of 28%, RTÉ has said.
The views has been below the number of 689,000 people (52% share) who watched in 2018 when Ireland could make it to the Grand Final of Eurovision 2018.
PEOPLE ARE NOT INTERESTED ANYMORE
Two years ago in 2017, when Ireland again did not have a participant in the final, a total of 316,700 people tuned in.
Ireland did not have a performer in the final in 2016 either and 316,100 people tuned in, 31,400 more than this year.
Figures also show that fewer people watched this year’s Irish semi-final compared to the last four years.
These figures were as follows:
Eurovision Song Contest 2020 will held in Rotterdam in May, you can watch it via RTE or Eurovision.tv