Here's the lineup for this week's episode of The Late Late Show 11 months ago

Here's the lineup for this week's episode of The Late Late Show

Quite a star-studded lineup this week.

On The Late Late Show this week, a tribute will be paid to the men and women of Ireland's National Frontline Services who have been bravely leading the fight to slow down and treat the spread of coronavirus.


Following what promises to be a special opening segment at the top of the show, viewers around the country will be invited to join in a collective round of applause for the nation's frontline service heroes.

Global superstar Hozier will launch an emergency on-air appeal for the ISPCC who are experiencing an upsurge in calls to Childline.

The Bray man will perform an exclusive set, live in studio, and promote a new initiative between ISPCC and RTÉ 2FM, where top Irish artists are performing across 2FM every night for a fortnight to raise funds. Caroline O'Sullivan from the ISPCC will be here with helpful advice for parents who are dealing with children affected by the current situation.

Lee Duffy, a young, fit and healthy former League of Ireland footballer, will talk about about his harrowing experience when he contracted coronavirus and was hospitalised.

The current Newry AFC player has now made a full recovery and will be in studio to issue a plea to the young people of Ireland to heed warnings regarding social gatherings.

Mrs Brown's Boys stars Brendan O'Carroll and wife Jennifer Gibney will also be talking via Skype link from Florida, and comedian Dara Ó Briain will join the show from London.

Former Irish Rugby International Brian O'Driscoll will also be on tomorrow's show, as well as the legendary GAA commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh.


The Late Late Show kicks off this Friday on RTÉ One at 9.35pm.