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20th May 2023

It’s official! Patrick Kielty confirmed as the new Late Late Show host


It’s official! Patrick Kielty is the new Late Late host.

RTÉ has confirmed Patrick Kielty will be the new host of The Late Late Show.

The 52-year-old stand-up comedian will replace Ryan Tubridy, who will step away from the role following the end of the current series. Tubridy will present his final show on Friday, May 26th.

Kielty, from Dundrum in Co Down, will become the fourth presenter of the long-running show when the new season begins in September.

Patrick Kielty confirmed as the new host of The Late Late Show.

“I’m absolutely thrilled to be the next host of The Late Late Show,” Kielty said in a press release on Saturday.

“To follow in the footsteps of Gay, Pat, and Ryan as the next custodian is a real honour and I can’t thank RTÉ enough for giving me the chance to be a part of the next chapter of such an iconic show.

“I’m also genuinely humbled to become part of Friday nights for so many Irish people, at home, and around the world. I can’t wait to get started on one of the greatest jobs in television.”


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