Fearless frontline staff to take centre stage on Late Late Show

As Ireland continues to come to grips with the Covid-19 pandemic, this week's Late Late Show will hear from those on the frontlines in the fight against the virus.

Fearless frontline staff to take centre stage on Late Late Show

As Ireland continues to come to grips with the Covid-19 pandemic, this week's Late Late Show will hear from those on the frontlines in the fight against the virus.

Ryan Tubridy will hear from Ireland's courageous and fearless frontline emergency services staff who have been working tirelessly to help fight and prevent the spread of the coronavirus which has spread across the globe.

As more and more testing centres are opened around the country, viewers will be taken through a step-by-step demonstration of what exactly happens when you are tested for Covid-19.

Knowing what is involved in the test might ease some of the anxiety people may have about undergoing the test.

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe will be in the studio with Ryan to answer questions submitted by viewers about the financial uncertainty faced by thousands of people around the country as a result of the virus.

Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan will also be on hand to provide the latest updates.

Aside from coverage of the virus, this week's Late Late will bring a whole host of guests speaking from locations around Ireland and beyond.

Billy Holland with his wife Lanlih and their son, Matthew
Billy Holland with his wife Lanlih and their son, Matthew

Munster rugby player Billy Holland and his wife Lanlih will introduce their newborn son, Matthew, to the world.

The couple raised hundreds of thousands of euro for charity after they lost their baby girl Emmeline to a rare disorder and

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Actor, author, comedian and broadcasting legend Stephen Fry will be chatting with Ryan as will Daniel and Majella O'Donnell, musician Sharon Corr and restaurateurs Derry and Sallyanne Clarke.

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