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Dancing with the Stars contestants to be revealed on Friday's Late Late Show

A host of musical guests will also appear to celebrate Daniel O'Donnell's 60th.
Late Late Show host Ryan Tubridy. Photo: Andres Poveda

Late Late Show host Ryan Tubridy. Photo: Andres Poveda

Clodagh Meaney

The first Dancing with the Stars contestants are set to be revealed on Friday's Late Late Show.

Fans of hit RTE series are in for a treat as four celebs competing on the upcoming series will be unveiled.

The show, which sees well-known faces take to the floor live in front of the nation in a bid to win the coveted glitterball trophy returns to RTÉ One in January.

Nicky Byrne and Jennifer Zamparelli will be hosting the programme once again, while judges Lorraine Barry and Brian Redmond will also return.

Presenters Jennifer Zamparelli and Nicky Byrne pictured during the first live show of Dancing with the stars. Photo Credit: Kyran O Brien Photography

Presenters Jennifer Zamparelli and Nicky Byrne pictured during the first live show of Dancing with the stars. Photo Credit: Kyran O Brien Photography

A brand new celebrity judge and professional dancers will complete the show’s 2022 line-up.

Meanwhile, former RTÉ presenter Charlie Bird will also appear on Friday's Late Late

The 72-year-old has been candidly open about his recent motor neuron disease diagnosis, and tomorrow, Charlie will speak to Ryan Tubridy about how he has chosen to face death head-on.

He will be joined in studio with his wife Claire, and some of his great friends and colleagues.

The show will also celebrate national idol and Irish country music legend and Sunday World columnist Daniel O’Donnell who will be celebrating his 60th birthday live on the Late Late Show.

Daniel O’Donnell has sold over 10 million records over the course of his 40-year career and continues to delight his loyal fans with his album releases and new tours.

A host of musical guests will be joining Ryan and Daniel in the studio for celebrations, including Paddy Cole, Margo O’ Donnell, Cliona Hagan, Susan McCann, Louise Morrissey, David James, Marc Roberts, and Jimmy and Claudia Buckley.

Friends of Daniel's from other walks of life such as Packie Bonner and Shona McGarty will also appear.

The Late Late Show, RTÉ One, Friday, December 10th at 9:35pm


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