Former presidents of Ireland, Mary Robinson and Mary McAleese, will appear on this Friday night's Late Late Show to speak about the war in Ukraine.

RTÉ Europe Editor Tony Connelly will discuss the scenes he saw first-hand on the streets of Kyiv while broadcasting from a bunker where parents and children sought refuge.

Beloved entertainer Dolly Parton and bestselling author James Patterson will join Ryan Tubridy from Nashville, Tennessee, to talk about their new novel Run Rose Run.

Dolly Parton to join the Late Late Show from Nashville

They will also speak about why they're both extremely passionate about encouraging children to read from a young age.

Plus, there will be music from Dublin pop artist Aimée who will perform her newest single Nobody Else.

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

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