Wednesday 18 October 2017

It's an All Ireland line-up for Ray D'Arcy Show Saturday night with The Gooch and Henry Shefflin

Colm 'the Gooch' Cooper Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Colm 'the Gooch' Cooper Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Colm 'The Gooch' Cooper will be joined by GAA legend Henry Shefflin on the Ray D'Arcy Show sofa on Saturday night.

The Gooch has just been announced as a pundit on RTE's The Sunday Game and both stars will chat about their careers as well as their lives off the pitch.

Also this week Room author Emma Donoghue will chat about her new children's novel, 'The Lotterys Plus One' as well as life since Room was adapted for the big screen and triumphed at the Oscars.

Meanwhile Louis Walsh will be in studio ahead of Eurovision to discuss his protoge, former HomeTown member and Irish Eurovision entry, Brendan Murray's chances in Kiev next week.  He'll also reveal what it was like working with Cheryl and Simon on The X Factor again.

Henry Shefflin. Photo: Sportsfile
Henry Shefflin. Photo: Sportsfile

Louis will also be hon hand to decide which of the Lip Sync battle boybands should win the Lip Sync trophy.

Dancing with the Stars finalist Aoibhin Garrihy and her sister Doireann, an entertainment reporter on Spin1038fm, will chat to Ray about supporting one another on and off screen.

The dancers from the Hession School of Irish Dance in Salthill, who feature in Ed Sheerna's new video Galway Girl, will also be in studio for a performance.

The Ray D’Arcy Show Saturday at 9:50pm on RTÉ One.

X-Factor judge Louis Walsh
X-Factor judge Louis Walsh
Doireann Garrihy and Aoibhin Garrihy at the launch of the 2017 Peter Mark VIP Style Awards at The Marker Hotel. Picture: Brian McEvoy
Doireann Garrihy and Aoibhin Garrihy at the launch of the 2017 Peter Mark VIP Style Awards at The Marker Hotel. Picture: Brian McEvoy

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