It’s been reported that former Westlife star Nicky Byrne is set to represent Ireland in the 2016 Eurovision in Stockholm.
The Dubliner recently confirmed he had returned to the studio to record new music. Speculation is mounting that RTE will scrap the open Eurosong competition and will select the 2FM presenter.
RTE refused to confirm the rumours to.
A spokesperson said: “RTÉ will be making an announcement regarding our selection process later this month – all details will appear onin due course.”