Molly Sterling Biography
Molly Sterling grew up in Puckane, County Tipperary. She was educated at Kilkenny College and then at St. Andrew's College, Dublin, where she is currently a 5th year student.
Molly Sterling first came to prominence after winning the Tipp Teen Idol contest in November 2011, winning a Popstar Studios recording prize. She won a second-place award for Girl's Vocal Solo at the 2012 Kilkenny Music Festival supported Runaway GO at a gig in Nenagh Arts Centre on 9 June 2012. She finished second in TV3's All Ireland Schools’ Talent Search in May 2014 and released her first EP, Strands of Heart, in November 2014.
Main article: Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015
On 27 February 2015 she was selected to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "Playing with Numbers". She performed in the second semi final, but failed to qualify for the final. At 17 years old, she was the youngest ever entrant to perform for Ireland in their history of participation.