Hilarious TV3 star set to host the upcoming Ireland's Got Talent 4 years ago

Hilarious TV3 star set to host the upcoming Ireland's Got Talent

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There's has been rumours swirling in the past few months about who will present the highly anticipated Ireland's Got Talent.

And now, it has been revealed that Lucy Kennedy will host the entertainment show.

According to independent.ie, the mum-of-three will take to the talent show stage and has beat out the likes of Laura Whitmore and Baz Ashmawy, who were tipped to take on the presenting role.

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It has further been reported that Denise Van Outen will take on one of the judging gigs, as well asĀ comedian Jason Byrne and RuPaul's Drag Race star Michelle Visage.

A source told the Irish Mail on Sunday that Louis Walsh was in talks to appear on the judging panel too, but turned it down because of the fee.

"There has been an exhausting search for the right balance," the insider said.

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"Denise and Jason are household names but Michelle Visage is an international star.

"She has personality and class and a string of incredible one-liners. She could be the real star of the show.

"There was also a Pussy Cat Doll as well but in the end, we feel that this is the right line-up.

They continued:Ā "We had tried to get Louis Walsh and up until this weekend we were talking to him, but unfortunately he was not interested.

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"But he will be on TV3 in a few weeks as The X Factor judge so it is still a winner for TV3,"

It has been reported that auditions for Ireland's Got Talent will commence just before Christmas, with the series going live in January.