As RTÉ Does Comic Relief came to a close in the early hours of Saturday morning on RTÉ One €5,071,701.20 had been raised to help charities around the country.

With the Government pledging to match viewers' donations up to €3m, the figure at 12:30am stood at €5,071,701.20 - and counting.

The show saw 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 were the hosts.

Click here to catch up on all the best bits from RTÉ Does Comic Relief on the RTÉ Player