Hozier is getting joke lessons from Aisling Bea ahead of RTÉ Does Comic Relief on RTÉ One this Friday at 8:00pm.

A new video catches up with Hozier's efforts to make us laugh - you can judge for yourself if he'll be ready for Friday night!

The show will see the cream of Irish comedy, entertainment and sport teaming up to bring some fun to screens, as well as raising much-needed funds for the Irish charity sector. Deirdre O'Kane, Nicky Byrne, Jennifer Zamparelli, Eoghan McDermott and Baz Ashmawy are the hosts.

See you at 8:00pm on RTÉ One on Friday

Along with Hozier and Aisling Bea, the line-up also includes: Dara Ó Briain, Amy Huberman, Bridget & Eamon, Chris O'Dowd, Jason Byrne, Normal People's Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones, Andrew Scott, Niall Horan, Pat Shortt, Foil, Arms and Hog, The 2 Johnnies, Una Healy, Roy Keane, Conor McPherson, John Bishop, David Mitchell, Oliver Jeffers, Soulé, the stars of Derry Girls, Paths to Freedom, Waterford Whispers News, Anne Doyle, Andrew Maxwell, Ed Byrne, Roisín Ó, Jimmy Carr, Saoirse Ronan, Mairead Farrell, Risteard Cooper, Neil Delamere, Brian O'Driscoll, Lenny Abrahamson, Nathan Carter, Paul Howard, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Dustin, Ray D'Arcy, Zig and Zag, Christy Moore and Dawn O'Porter.

They're back together on Friday night!

Speaking to Miriam O'Callaghan on RTÉ Radio 1 on Sunday, the co-founder of Comic Relief, Love Actually writer-director Richard Curtis, said he had received the running order for Friday's show and promised that viewers are in for a treat.

"I was just thinking, 'What's it like?'" he teased. "And I think it's like a fridge in a hotel where you open it up and you see all these perfect little miniatures. And you think, 'Oh I'll have all of them!'"

RTÉ Does Comic Relief, Friday, RTÉ One, 8:00pm

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