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Last month
November 2023
'Elf' revealed as theme for tonight as Patrick Kielty prepares for his Toy Show debut
Kielty launched the show in a press event at RTÉ earlier this week.
This year
'Confidence and the bloody brass neck' - Patrick Kielty, the Down All-Ireland winner
Impromptu stand-up skit as a 16-year-old in front of Larry Tompkins, Sean Boylan and Colm O’Rourke was the start of the road to stardom.
'Loose ... not too polished': What we know about Patrick Kielty's revamped Late Late Show
The comedian makes his debut tonight – here’s what he told reporters ahead of the new season.
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.
‘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.
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.
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”.
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
Quiz: How much do you know about Gay Byrne?
Byrne had a career spanning six decades in Irish life
Lagarde says inflation crisis came from 'nowhere', describes Putin as 'a terrifying man'
The ECB president made an appearance opposite Ryan Tubridy tonight.
Sofa Watch: Eurosong 2022 takes over the Late Late Show
All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.
All time
Sofa Watch: Daniel and friends kick off his 60th birthday celebrations
All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.
Sofa Watch: A prince among Danes and the star of the Scottish play
All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.
Sofa Watch: Just help yourself to two doses of Tom Jones
All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.
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.
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.
Quiz: How well do you remember these iconic Toy Show moments?
Tonight’s the night.
'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.
Miriam O'Callaghan to present tonight's Late Late as Tubridy stays off due to 'persistent cough'
RTÉ confirmed the news today.
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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
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.
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.
'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.
'Shove it up your hole!': Shane Lynch wasn't impressed when Tubridy showed Boyzone's infamous debut on the Late Late
Calm down, mate.
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.
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’.
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.
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.”
Everyone is talking about the glitter leggings Johnny Logan wore on the Late Late
Some get-up, in fairness.
Barry Keoghan explained how Colin Farrell has "kept him on track" on the Late Late
Inner city boy done GREAT.
Here's everything we know about Maeve Higgins' new comedy filming in Cork
Filming for Extra Ordinary kicks off next week.
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.
Louise O'Neill was scarlet when Ryan brought up her childhood Michael Collins obsession on the Late Late
Having NONE of it.
The Late Late Show studio was practically empty last night and it was so bizarre
It certainly was one of a kind.
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.”
'It hasn't gone far enough': Gabriel Byrne is winning praise for his comments on #MeToo
Including some words for fellow actor Liam Neeson.