Gabriel Byrne and Caitriona Balfe are among the guests joining Ryan Tubridy on this week's Late Late Show.

Byrne, who is in town to collect a Lifetime Achievement Award at the IFTAs, will chat about his successful career and his new horror film, Hereditary.

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Monaghan actress Caitriona Balfe will talk about flying the flag for Ireland around the globe and how she found international fame with hit series Outlander.

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald will join Tubridy to discuss taking over the leadership of the party after 35 years with Gerry Adams at the helm, and she will be sharing her vision for the Sinn Féin party. 

Dermot Bannon will spill the beans on Daniel and Majella's new home

Also, Dermot Bannon will be on the couch to chat about the new series of Room to Improve, and what happened when he took on the challenge of renovating the Donegal home of Daniel and Majella O'Donnell. 

All of this, and more, on Friday's Late Late Show on RTÉ One at 9.35pm.