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US actress Lady Gaga and former President Mary McAleese in Late, Late Show line-up

American singer and actress Lady Gaga. Picture by by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Marie Louise McConville

US singer and actress Lady Gaga will be chatting about her new movie on tonight's Late, Late Show.

The performer will join Ryan Tubridy from London to talk about `House of Gucci', which sees the 35-year-old live as her character, Patrizia Reggiani, for 18 months both while filming and off-screen.

The singer will also chat about about her own experience of bullying and her friendship with fellow musician, Tony Bennett.

Speaking ahead of the show Ryan Tubridy said: "Lady Gaga is a pop-cultural phenomenon, whatever she turns her hand to seems to shine from the Grammys to her Oscar, she is a fascinating mega-star. I cannot wait to talk to her."

Also appearing on tonight's show is Mary McAleese, who will discuss her new documentary `With God on our Side'. The Belfast-born former President will also be talking about why believes a united Ireland is coming.

As the Republic's World Cup qualifying campaign draws to a close this weekend, Ryan will also be joined by soccer analysts Eamon Dunphy and Liam Brady as they give their verdict on Stephen Kenny's tenure so far.

Singer Ronan Keating will also be on the show to chat about his new album ‘Songs from Home' and will be joined by his wife, Storm for a very special performance.

In addition, 100 years after the signing of The Anglo-Irish Treaty, Orlaith McBride brings a treasure trove of priceless items from The National Archives into The Late Late studio while Irish singer/songwriter Glen Hansard will perform 'Gold' from the movie ‘Once'.

**The Late Late Show is on RTÉ One tonight at 9.35pm.

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