Pierce Brosnan and Mary McAleese among guests for this week's Late Late show

Pierce Brosnan and Mary McAleese among guests for this week's Late Late show

Ireland’s James Bond, star of The Thomas Crown Affair, Mrs Doubtfire, Mamma Mia! and Remington Steele, Pierce Brosnan will be speaking to Ryan from Hawaii as part of tomorrow night's Late Late line-up.

Pierce will talk about growing up in Navan, and reveal which Irish actors he would like to see following in his footsteps as the next 007.

U2's Adam Clayton will be chatting to Ryan from his Dublin home about his experiences in lockdown, and the importance of looking after your mental health.

In the absence of the Darkness Into Light walk this year due to Covid-19 restrictions, Elaine Austin, CEO Pieta House, will be live in studio to discuss the impact the loss of the fundraising event is having on the charity, and their efforts to raise money via their Sunrise Appeal this weekend.

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Pieta are urgently seeking your help to sustain Pieta’s services, to ensure we can continue to support those in their darkest hours and to keep delivering therapy. Please donate on www.DarknessIntoLight.ie so our services can remain in operation and continue to be delivered free of charge. While we can't walk together physically on May 9th for Darkness Into Light, proudly supported by @electricireland, we will share a special moment by watching the sunrise together at 5.30am. The need for our lifesaving services is greater than ever as COVID-19 impacts not only on the nation's physical health but its mental health too. As people find themselves worried, anxious, under strain, financially impacted and in many cases isolated and alone. Please, if you can, donate today on www.DarknessIntoLight.ie. #DIL2020 #DILSunriseAppeal 💛💛 #COVID19Ireland #darknessintolight #ThePowerofHope #pietadarknessintolight #pietahousedarknessintolight #hope #love #support #suicideawareness #suicideprevention #selfharmawareness #selfharmprevention #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealth #pietahouse #friends #movement #Darknessintolight2020

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Former President of Ireland Mary McAleese will share her hopes for Ireland following the pandemic, as well as her support for Pieta House’s Darkness Into Light campaign.

In 1992, the compilation album A Woman's Heart was released, going on to sell nearly 1 million copies worldwide. Mary Black, Mary Coughlan, Frances Black and Sharon Shannon will be live in studio, to give a number of very special performances from one of the most beloved Irish music albums of all time.

Commander Chris Hadfield, the Candian astronaut who is no stranger to isolation given his long stints aboard the International Space Station, will be on hand to give some tips on enduring long stints away from family and friends.

The Late Late Show, RTÉ One, Friday May 8, 2020 at 9.35pm

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