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It's no laughing matter for dancing comedian Lynch after she gets ballroom boot

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Katherine Lynch is consoled after being voted off the show last night. Photo: Kyran O'Brien

Katherine Lynch is consoled after being voted off the show last night. Photo: Kyran O'Brien

Katherine Lynch is consoled after being voted off the show last night. Photo: Kyran O'Brien

Comedian Katherine Lynch has become the latest celebrity to get kicked off RTÉ'S 'Dancing with the Stars'.

The Leitrim woman was in the 'dance off' against singer Dayl Cronin following the results of the public vote on the show.

Following the performances, the judges decided to send Katherine and partner Kai Widdrington home, with all three choosing to save Dayl.

Speaking about her experience on the series, Lynch said she was ready to go.

"It was my time to go - I'm not able for that kind of pressure. It's serious business now.

"This series has been an absolute joy. I'm happy to go tonight because there are better dancers here than me. I couldn't have done it without Kai and we are going to be friends forever.

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RTÉ’s Des Cahill shows off his lift with dancer Karen Byrne on Sunday night’s show. Photo: Kyran O'Brien

RTÉ’s Des Cahill shows off his lift with dancer Karen Byrne on Sunday night’s show. Photo: Kyran O'Brien

"I'm taking with me a love of dance that I'm absolutely going to keep with me for the rest of my life," she said.

Lynch is now backing Denise McCormack to win the contest.

It was Icon's Week on the programme and actress Aoibhín Garrihy stole the show with an incredible performance to Beyonce's 'Crazy In Love'.

The performance, which featured a particularly terrifying lift, earned the highest score of the evening with 29 points.

'Red Rock' actress McCormack and her partner Ryan McShane chose Amy Winehouse's version of 'Valerie', with McCormack admitting: "I'm hoping that this song is just going to make everyone get up and dance."

Former Kerry footballer Aidan O'Mahony and partner Valeria Milova took on the Charleston to Ray Charles's 'I Got A Woman'.

Last up, RTÉ's Des Cahill showed his American Smooth moves to Billy Joel's 'Uptown Girl'.

Clutching a giant sparkly spanner, Cahill performed a number of lifts with partner Karen Byrne, admitting: "It's usually the young lads doing the lifts, but we said we would give it a go. This was a fun dance and I really enjoyed it."

The couple scored 17 points from the judges.

Irish Independent