The celebrity and professional dancer pairings for the new series of Dancing with the Stars have been revealed ahead of the show's return to RTÉ One this Sunday at 6:30pm. 

On spin-off show Can't Stop Dancing on RTÉ One on Friday night, presenter Bláthnaid Treacy announced the celebrities' professional partners.

Munster and Ireland rugby legend Peter Stringer has been paired with Ksenia Zsikhotska.

Peter Stringer and Ksenia Zsikhotska

Fashion stylist Darren Kennedy will dance with the reigning Dancing with the Stars champion, Karen Byrne.

Darren Kennedy and Karen Byrne

Mrs Brown's Boys star Eilish O'Carroll is taking to the floor with Ryan McShane. 

Eilish O'Carroll and Ryan McShane

Actor Johnny Ward has been paired with Emily Barker.

Johnny Ward and Emily Barker

Singer Cliona Hagan has teamed up with Robert Rowiński to compete for the glitterball trophy.

Cliona Hagan and Robert Rowiński

All-Ireland-winning Dublin footballer Denis Bastick will dance with the 2017 champion, Valeria Milova.

Denis Bastick and Valeria Milova

The Young Offenders star Demi Isaac Oviawe is hoping the tutelage and training of Kai Widdrington will take her far in the competition.

Demi Isaac Oviawe and Kai Widdrington

Comedian Fred Cooke's professional dance partner is Giulia Dotta.

Fred Cooke and Giulia Dotta

Presenter Mairéad Ronan is joining John Edward Nolan on the dancefloor.

Mairéad Ronan and John Edward Nolan

Fair City favourite Clelia Murphy's dance partner is Vitali Kozmin.

Clelia Murphy and Vitali Kozmin

As previously announced, model Holly Carpenter will dance with Trent Whiddon, while her professional dance partner Curtis Pritchard recovers from surgery.

Holly Carpenter and Trent Whiddon

Dancing with the Stars, hosted by Jennifer Zamparelli and Nicky Byrne, is on Sundays on RTÉ One at 6:30pm, with Bláthnaid Treacy presenting spin-off show Can't Stop Dancing on Fridays on RTÉ One at 8:30pm.

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