Doireann Garrihy will join Jennifer Zamparelli to present the sixth series of the hugely popular entertainment series when it returns to RTÉ One in January.

Garrihy has previously presented Big Night In, The Podge and Rodge Show and Reeling in the Fears. Her comedy show The Doireann Project aired on RTÉ Player and RTÉ2.

She currently presents 2FM Breakfast on weekday mornings, alongside Donncha O'Callaghan and Carl Mullan.

Speaking about joining the sparkliest show on TV Garrihy said: "I am ecstatic to be joining the Dancing with the Stars family - the glitziest gang in town! This is a dream come true for me. I cannot wait to get going with the team. I never thought I’d say this but roll on the month of January!"

Jennifer Zamparelli: "I'm really excited to welcome my 2FM pal, Doireann as my new co-host on the show."

Returning to present her fifth series of Dancing with the Stars, co-host Jennifer Zamparelli added: "I’m really excited to welcome my 2FM pal, Doireann as my new co-host on the show. I predict a lot of fun and a lot of laughs! It's shaping up to be a new great series."

RTÉ has also confirmed that there will be 11 celebrities paired with professional dancers for the sixth series of the show. Each pairing will have a different dancing genre to master every week, from the Charleston to hip hop, and they’ll have just seven days to perfect their routine before performing live to the nation.

Each celebrity couple will be scored by an expert panel of judges and the viewing public at home, with the winning couple claiming the much-coveted glitter ball trophy at the end of the series.

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