- 11 Apr 19
This week's Late Late line-up has been revealed.
Critically acclaimed director Neil Jordan will also join host Ryan Tubridy this week, in anticipation of the release of his new thriller Greta, which premieres in cinemas next week. Neil Jordan will speak on his Oscar-winning career as well as "what the legacy of Michael Collins tells us about Brexit".
Following his famous Grand National win last week, Tiger Roll will be among the Late Late guests, alongside those who groomed him for greatness, Louise Magee and Karen Morgan.
Other guests this week include mixed martial arts coach John Kavanagh who will discuss his efforts to get MMA recognised in Ireland and how the controversial sport has changed lives. Having trained Conor McGregor, Kavanagh will also give his opinion on what's next for the world-renowned fighter, and tell the audience what's ahead in his own career.
Ray Goggins, Robert Stafford, Ger Reidy and Alan O'Brien will give an insight into the work of the Army Ranger Wing and discuss the new show Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week, which will premiere on RTÉ2 next Thursday,
Looking back to Ireland in 1985 when reports of moving statues dominated the news, the Late Late will meet Patricia Bowen from Ballinspittle, Co Cork and John Miller from Monasterevin, Co Kildare to reflect on events of 34 years ago.
Former Ireland international soccer player turned pundit and psychotherapist Richie Sadlier will discuss his work to educate teenagers about sex, consent and pornography.
Music on the night will come from Dervish.
The Late Late Show, Friday, RTÉ One, 9:35pm.
Have a look at our latest issue of Hot Press for an exclusive interview with Neil Jordan: