Monday 26 June 2017

Michael D Higgins is among the guests joining Ryan Tubridy on The Late Late Show this Friday

President Michael D Higgins. Picture: Frank McGrath
President Michael D Higgins. Picture: Frank McGrath
Michael D Higgins pictured on The Late Late Show in 2011
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The President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins joins Ryan Tubridy on The Late Late Show this Friday.

President Higgins will return to the Friday night show to chat to Ryan about his plans for the future, life as president and his visions for a new Ireland.

Michael D Higgins pictured on The Late Late Show in 2011
Michael D Higgins pictured on The Late Late Show in 2011

Former Love/Hate star John Connors will also make a Late Late appearance to discuss his major new documentary series on the history of the Traveller community.

One of Ireland's rising stars, writer Stefanie Preissner will join the line-up. The Cork woman is behind RTE's new comedy-drama, Can't Cope, Won't Cope, and will be on the show to discuss her new label: "the voice of a generation".

Following their success in Rio, Ireland's Paralympics heroes with Ellen Keane and Niamh McCarthy in studio  and the very funny Jessica Thom will talk about taking the challenge of her Tourette Syndrome and using it as part of her comedy. 

Music will come from The Blizzards, Cathy Davey and Ralph McTell & John Sheehan.

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