Samantha Markle will make her first appearance on Irish television this weekend when she appears on the Ray D’Arcy Show this Saturday.

She will talk about her relationship with her half sister Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, how a rift has grown between them and why she went to Kensington Palace last week.

Samantha Markle to talk about her half-sister Meghan on The Ray D'Arcy Show

Also coming up on Saturday's show, author Louise O'Neill will talk about her excitement at seeing the stage adaptation of her novel Asking For It at the Abbey Theatre next month.

She will also discuss how her life has changed since the novel was released three years ago and why she has no immediate plans to leave her home town of Clonakilty.

Author Louise O'Neill for the Ray D'Arcy Show

And Dancing With The Stars winner Jake Carter will be joining Ray to talk about finding love with pro dancer Karen Byrne and his debut Dublin show in Vicar Street this month. He'll also perform his new single, 2018.

Dancing with the Stars winner Jake Carter to chat about finding love with dancer Karen Byrne

The Ray D'Arcy Show, Saturday 13 October, 9.55pm on RTÉ One