Former Eurovision winner calls for Ireland to boycott next year’s contest in Israel

A former Eurovision winner is calling for Ireland to boycott next year’s contest in Israel.

Charlie McGettigan believes the Eurovision organiser’s should also make a statement by not having the Eurovision in Jerusalem next year. His call comes after 60 people were shot dead during violence after the US moved its embassy to Jerusalem on Monday.

Charlie McGettigan spoke on the Wider View programme, he says the Eurovision would lose its credibility if it were to hold the contest in Israel.