Miriam O’Callaghan and Louis Walsh on Saturday Night with Miriam last Summer
On Saturday Night with Miriam…
It’s deja view again.
Sinead Harrington writes:
Louis Walsh will join Miriam on the couch this Saturday night to look back on Ireland’s Eurovision bid and to reveal how he made it in the music industry. He will also discuss how difficult it is for up and coming performers to make it in a changed industry.
Ahead of his Irish tour, Russell Watson will perform the Mario Lanza classic ‘With a Song in My Heart’.
And the leaders from this year’s Celebrity Operation Transformation – Mary Byrne, Gary O’Hanlon, Triona McCarthy, Kayleigh Cullinan and James Patrice – will talk about why they want to take on the weight loss challenge in front of the nation.
There will also be music from Celtic Woman will close the show with a beautiful rendition of ‘Time to Say Goodbye’.
Princess Diana’s biographer, Andrew Morton will join Miriam to talk about her life and legacy ahead of the anniversary of her death.
The designer of Diana’s wedding dress, Elizabeth Emmanuel, will be in studio with the original toile wedding dress and other paraphernalia from the royal wedding. The dress forms part of the latest exhibition in the Museum of Style Icons in Newbridge Silverware.
Thirty years on from his Tour de France win Stephen Roche joins Miriam to reflect on his historic win and talk about his latest cycling challenge. This time he’ll take on the Tour de Leinster which he’ll be cycling in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland.
G.A.A. superstar and pundit turned Rural Ambassador, Pat Spillane, will talk about an the decline of Irish towns and villages and how we can unlock rural Ireland’s potential.
We have Lisdoonvarna’s famous Matchmaker Willie Daly and his daughter Elsha plus we’ll have Mairead Loughman who runs new dating service Table for Six.
We’ll also have six members of the public taking part in a Table for Six style date live on air.
Celebrity Chef Rachel Allen will be sharing the couch with her son Lucca. Lucca is just 15 years old and is the first Formula 4 driver to come from Ireland. Rachel will be talking about her new TV venture and her latest book.
Former model turned TV presenter and entrepreneur Katie Price will join Miriam on the couch. She will chat to Miriam about the loves of her life and her decision to take up a new career as a pop singer. Katie will also performher single called ‘I Got U’.
Barry McGuigan, one of the greatest boxers Ireland has ever produced, will be on the show to talk about family life and the upcoming Carl Frampton fight.
And singing legend and actor Jimmy Osmond will chat to Miriam about fame, fortune, family and his love of Ireland!
*eats imaginary telly licence*
Saturday Night with Miriam this Saturday night at 9:15pm on RTÉ One.
Actor and entertainer Rory Cowan will join Miriam to discuss quitting Mrs. Brown’s Boys. Shows like this only come around once in a lifetime and he will discuss the real reasons behind sensationally leaving the award-winning show. Hotelier supreme Francis Brennan and participants on his new travel series – Fr Richard Geoghegan, Brian Whitney and Laura Hayes – will be in studio to talk about touring Vietnam together.