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Lorraine lined up for Celebrity Apprentice

She's been talking about a TV comeback for what feels like months.

And it looks like Lorraine Keane is finally returning to our telly screens.

The former voice of AA Roadwatch is the second celebrity lined up to appear in TV3's Celebrity Apprentice.

Earlier this week, the Herald reported that The Voice of Ireland co-host Eoghan McDermott would be taking part in the series. And TV3 insiders say Lorraine is the latest addition to the celebrity-filled boardroom.

"There have been several names in the mix, but Lorraine is definitely a favourite. She's popular with TV viewers – everyone knows who she is," the insider told the Herald.


"But she's been off our screens for a good while and has never done this style of reality TV show before."

"Plus she's very competitive and that makes great TV," the insider added.

Lorraine famously quit Xpose to spend more time with her two daughters Romy (7) and Emelia (10).

But the 42-year-old says she's now ready to return to the fast-paced world of TV.

"It's only really since the beginning of this year that I've thought 'I do miss it, I do miss that part of me'," she said last month.

"This is a perfect vehicle to ease back into the broadcasting world," the source continued.

"It's not as intensive as fronting a new series and it's a great opportunity for viewers to see a different side to her. But things can always change at the last minute."