RTE lost out on tens of thousands of euro in advertising revenue after Ireland's early exit from the Eurovision Song Contest.
The broadcaster would have earned about €60,000 in advertising revenue from the two 90-second ad breaks in last night's show, if the same 750,000 viewers who watched Ireland's entry crash out of the semi-final last Thursday, had tuned into the final last night.
Viewer numbers fell sharply last night after Ireland's entry, Donna and Joseph...
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