Brenda Fricker and Barry McGuigan among guests on this week's Late Late Show
The line-up for tomorrow nights Late Late Show will include two of Ireland's best-known actors, and a former world champion boxer.
Brenda Fricker will pay a very special tribute to the women and children of Ireland's Mother and Baby Homes following the publication of the report from the Commission of Investigation earlier this week.
Her role in Derry Girls catapulted Galway's Nicola Coughlan to fame, and she will be joining host Ryan Tubridy to discuss her part in the hit Netflix series Bridgerton, a raunchy period drama that has also taken the world by storm.
Friday marks three years since the tragic death of Dolores O'Riordan. Tomorrow night, rising star Lyra will be in studio to give a very memorable performance in tribute to the much-missed lead singer of The Cranberries.
Ryan will also speak to former boxer Barry McGuigan about how his family is coping since the death of his daughter, Danika, in 2019. Actress Danika, star of shows including Can't Cope, Won't Cope, passed away at the age of 33 following a short illness.
As they come to the end of their second week on the Operation Transformation plan, Ryan will also be meeting all five leaders of the show - Hazel Hartigan, Susuana Komolafe, Paul Devaney, Andrew Burke-Hannon, and Sharon Gaffney.
He'll be finding out why this is their year to change, how much progress they are making, and why this Operation Transformation is like no other in the history of the series.
All of this, plus more, on The Late Late Show on RTÉ One, Friday, January 15 at 9.35pm.