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# late late

Last month
May 2023
# the explainer
The Explainer: What's behind Ireland's love affair with the Late Late?
Mark O’Brien, head of DCU’s School of Communications and associate professor in journalism history, and Kirsty Blake Knox, writer with the Irish Independent, delve into the show’s history, examine its enduring popularity, and ask what its new presenter must do to keep it going strong.
# Passing the torch
‘He’ll do a great Toy Show’: Ryan Tubridy says Kielty has the ‘chops’ for The Late Late Show
‘So I just think that the show is going to be in really safe hands,’ Tubridy said on his radio show this morning.
# Noel Curran
Former RTÉ Director General says Patrick Kielty would be 'brilliant choice' for Late Late
Negotiations between the presenter and the national broadcaster are understood to be at an advanced stage.
# liverpool 2023
Notes from the Eurovision: X Factor-style climax axed by BBC and the Irish are 'feeling good'
Meanwhile, Marty Whelan isn’t sold on “older gentlemen in their underpants”.
# The Late Late Show
Claire Byrne pulls out of running to become new Late Late host
The broadcaster has taken herself off the station’s shortlist, citing the fact that she is a mother of three and is dedicated to her daily radio programme.
Last year
# Test Yourself
Quiz: How much do you know about Gay Byrne?
Byrne had a career spanning six decades in Irish life
# late late
Lagarde says inflation crisis came from 'nowhere', describes Putin as 'a terrifying man'
The ECB president made an appearance opposite Ryan Tubridy tonight.
# nights in
Sofa Watch: Eurosong 2022 takes over the Late Late Show
All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.
All time
# nights in
Sofa Watch: Daniel and friends kick off his 60th birthday celebrations
All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.
# nights in
Sofa Watch: A prince among Danes and the star of the Scottish play
All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.
# nights in
Sofa Watch: Just help yourself to two doses of Tom Jones
All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.
# nights in
Sofa Watch: Tommie Gorman looks back, Ryan hops on sea shanty craze
All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.
# friday nights in
A look back at some of the best Late Late Show interviews of the year
Many of the most memorable interviews covered the impact the Covid-19 pandemic was having on people’s lives.
# late late
Quiz: How well do you remember these iconic Toy Show moments?
Tonight’s the night.
# late late
'Radically different and Covid aware': Ryan Tubridy explains how the Toy Show will work this year
Tubridy will be hoping to host his 12th Late Late Toy Show later this year.
# late late
Miriam O'Callaghan to present tonight's Late Late as Tubridy stays off due to 'persistent cough'
RTÉ confirmed the news today.
# Frozen
The top 8 moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show
From messages against bullies, to inclusivity, it was quite a heartfelt, thoughtful Toy Show this year.
# Toy Show
'They need a voice': Tubridy 'made it his mission' to include homeless children in Toy Show
The show this year is inspired by the world of Disney’s Frozen and the emphasis will be on families’ traditions of gathering together to watch it.
# late late
'I am not going to stay in country where this is allowed': Couple from supermarket ad leave Ireland after online abuse
A death threat was made against the couple after speaking out last week.
# late late
'I thought it was my failing': Former footballer Richie Sadlier reveals he was sexually abused as a child
Appearing on RTÉ’s The Late Late Show, the popular broadcaster said for years he blamed himself for what happened.
# late late
Everything you missed from the Derry Girls interview if you didn't tune into The Late Late Show
Talk of accents, Donald Trump, being recognised in the United States and their famous mural.
# late late
Colin Farrell and Emma Fogarty left a big impression after talking about EB and eh, kebabs, on the Late Late
The pair are looking to raise money for Debra Ireland.
# sneak peek
'An antidote to the Kardashianisation of this generation': A sneak peek of tonight's Toy Show
This year’s theme is inspired by the 2017 Hugh Jackman musical The Greatest Showman.
# boyzone
'Shove it up your hole!': Shane Lynch wasn't impressed when Tubridy showed Boyzone's infamous debut on the Late Late
Calm down, mate.
# late late
The Late Late Show audience should be morts for themselves after giving Piers Morgan a standing ovation
'Brexit won't tear us apart': Ryan Tubridy is bringing The Late Late Show to the UK
RTÉ will film a once-off show for an audience of 1,000 people in London.
# Dublin oldschool
Emmet Kirwan seriously put it to Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late, and people loved him
‘There’s no phone line to rat out bankers’.
# Exit Poll
RTÉ to announce result of Eighth Referendum exit poll on tomorrow's Late Late Show
The exit poll will interview 3,000 people immediately after they have voted.
# late late
Conor McGregor coincidentally met a big fan of his after he shouted him out on the Late Late
“If you can’t stand up, stand out.”
# late late
Everyone is talking about the glitter leggings Johnny Logan wore on the Late Late
Some get-up, in fairness.
# late late
Barry Keoghan explained how Colin Farrell has "kept him on track" on the Late Late
Inner city boy done GREAT.
# extra ordinary
Here's everything we know about Maeve Higgins' new comedy filming in Cork
Filming for Extra Ordinary kicks off next week.
# late late
Bryan Dobson was "surprised" about the pay gap between himself and Sharon Ní Bheoláin
He found it difficult to see the justification for the difference.
# late late
Louise O'Neill was scarlet when Ryan brought up her childhood Michael Collins obsession on the Late Late
Having NONE of it.
# So weird
The Late Late Show studio was practically empty last night and it was so bizarre
It certainly was one of a kind.
# Storm Emma
How RTÉ put on a last-minute Late Late Show with the country frozen to a halt
“Coming up after the break… I’ve no idea.”
# me too
'It hasn't gone far enough': Gabriel Byrne is winning praise for his comments on #MeToo
Including some words for fellow actor Liam Neeson.
# late late
Michael (from the best episode of Room To Improve) stole Dermot Bannon's thunder on the Late Late
He’s back!
# michaela morley
Brian O'Driscoll took his little pal from Temple Street on the Late Late, and she was an absolute star
The cutest BFFS ever.
# michaela morley
Brian O'Driscoll took his little pal from Temple Street on the Late Late, and she was an absolute star
The cutest BFFS ever.