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Fowl Eurovision entry for Ireland

February 24, 2008

Dustin the Turkey

Eclectic musical and sartorial styles made Dustin a strong contender

Eurovision Song Contest feathers may be ruffled by Ireland’s decision to be represented in May’s cross-continental competition by a puppet bird.

Dustin The Turkey was plucked from a rafter of six finalists, winning a televised vote on Saturday night.

The cult figure’s gobbled rendition of Irelande Douze Pointe – a parody of the Eurovision voting system – secured his place at the top of the pecking order.

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Watch the performance here:

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