Talented Donegal teen Amy Meehan makes her bid to represent Ireland in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest search on TG4 this weekend.
The 14-year-old Manorcunningham native has her sights set on being Ireland’s entrant in this year’s competition in Malta in November, and her next step is to wow the judges in the televised heats of the national search.
The competition kicks off this Sunday on TG4 at 8pm. Amy will be competing against other hopefuls aged 9-14, and singing to impress the resident judging panel, Fiachna Ó Braonáin and Pauline Avalon, along with guest judges and former Eurovision duo Jedward.
Not only will the judges be looking for the best voice to represent Ireland, but also the best song. Amy is especially proud this year as she wrote her own original Irish song.
Amy is no stranger to the spotlight and having success in music She also appeared on last year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest on TG4.
She has performed at events across the country and has supported The Commitments star Bronagh Gallagher on her new album launches. She was also the winner of the Talent Northwest 2016 competition in the Millennium Forum in Derry.
Amy’s talents also include guitar and piano, and she is looking forward to writing more of her own material in the future.
Best of luck to Amy this weekend.