The current season of The Late Late Show comes to an end this Friday night on RTÉ One with a celebration of the Community Games with the likes of Tommy Bowe and Niall Quinn, while musical guests include Damien Dempsey, Big Tom and Margo.

As usual, this run of the Ryan Tubridy-hosted chat show has had its highs, lows, and contentious moments, events and specials. Here's a selection:

February

Al Porter and Linda Martin perform Dead Ringer for Love on the Valentine's Special

December

Rory McIlroy is a surprise guest on theToy Show

September

Nana O'Donovan gets to grips with Ryan Tubridy

November

Katie Hopkins on Donald Trump and free speech

January

Finbar Furey and Christy Dignam perform Green Fields of France

October

Robbie Williams recalls a mortifying moment at one of his gigs

April

Charley Pride on the Country Music special

May

Kevin 'Boxer' Moran opens up about suicide

October

Graham Norton talks about Brexit

May

Johnny Logan sings a medley on the Eurovision special