The first two contestants to go forward to the live shows for the new series of 'You're A Star' have been selected.

Maeve O'Donovan, who is 16-years-old and hails from Clare, was voted into the next round of the competition by the public last night.

Also making the next stage of the show, from the Galway auditions, is 18-year-old Shane Downey, who comes from Galway.

The next auditions which will be screened are the Dublin North auditions, due to be aired on 3 December on RTÉ One at 6.30pm.

For more details on the show, visit the 'You're A Star' website here.