The Late Late Show line-up for Friday night has been revealed, with Munster rugby star Paul O'Connell, comedian Ricky Gervais and iconic Irish actor Colm Meaney, among the guests.

O'Connell is set to discuss homeschooling his children, taking time out, and why the charity Barnardos needs your help more that ever.

Meaney will talk about live away from home during the Covid-19 crisis, and playing the top gangster whose death sparks off a mafia war in his new series Gangs of London. 

Colm Meaney will talk about live away from home during the Covid-19 crisis

The Chief Medical Officer, Tony Holohan will be live in studio with Ryan, giving viewers the most up to date information on what's been achieved so far and what lies ahead for us. Commending the country for their efforts towards flattening the curve, he will also tell of his own recent personal experience of the health service.

Ryan will also be catching up with Hollywood actor and comedian, Ricky Gervais, who will discuss his thoughts on the current restrictions and how America is responding to the crisis, while Samantha Power, former adviser to Barack Obama will chat to Ryan from her home in the US about her experience of the pandemic.

Funnyman Ricky Gervais will discuss his thoughts on the current restrictions

Singer/Songwriter, Danny O'Reilly will join Ryan for a very special solo performance in studio. He will chat about his band's plans following the current pandemic, why The Coronas are planning to keep their name, and share his longstanding personal support for Barretstown Children's Charity.

Danny O'Reilly on why The Coronas won't be changing the band's name

The Late Late Show, Friday at 9.35pm on RTÉ One.