Dolly Parton among guests for the Late Late Country Special this week 1 month ago

Dolly Parton among guests for the Late Late Country Special this week

Dolly Parton is set to entertain the nation for this Friday's "great night out in your sitting room."

World famous country and western singer Dolly Parton is going to make a very special appearance on the Late Late Show with Ryan Tubridy this Friday.

Ryan revealed the news on his RTÉ Radio 1 show telling listeners: "I'm very excited about this. I know it's only Monday, but this Friday we have Dolly Parton on the Late Late Show."

If you're a fan of country music this Friday is going to make your heart smile with the music that's in store. Ryan revealed they're "going to make it a big Country Special with all our friends. I just think it's going to be absolutely gorgeous."

The Late Late's music supervisor Dermot McEvoy has described the night as "a great night out in your sitting room". So get your glad rags ready for the perfect Friday night out... in!

"If you want a country music special in your own room this Friday night, you don't need to be streaming anything, just put on the television, half nine," he said.

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Dolly will be joined by a host of familiar Irish country singers - and just singers in general - including Úna Healy, Daniel O'Donnell, Nathan Carter, Margo and the Three Amigos, Philomena Begley and Sandy Kelly.

"They're such a good bunch of people and so much fun. I think you'll really enjoy it, so stayed tuned," said Ryan.

This will be one episode not to miss - the excitement of having Dolly Parton on The Late Late Show is giving us all the Christmas feels. So if you have plans on Friday, cancel them and park yourself on your couch for a fantastic night of music.

The Late Late Country Special airs on Friday night at 9.3pm.