This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Eoghan Mc Dermott, Deirdre O'Kane, Nicky Byrne and Jennifer Zamparelli are hosting tonight's show Just in RTE Comic Relief has raised €2,535,850 tonight. The poor man if I could swap places with him I would.”Here comes Bressie and his crew of ukulele players as he spoke about how he gave away 400 ukulele across the country during the lockdown.
By Rónán Duffy Friday 26 Jun 2020, 6:00 AM Chris and Dawn sang Inspite of Ourselve by John Prine and Iris DeMent and it was hilarious with Dawn dressing up as the Easter bunny. Just Eat to donate €1 for every order made this Friday to RTE Does Comic Relief in aid of COVID-19 charity We won't feel so guilty about ordering that extra portion of chicken balls! "But I’d like to lip sync that you are an utter ledge Dee and we are all in awe of the work you’ve put in to get all of this off the ground. He gave a live performance on the street but he was stopped by the Gardai.Rats tried to give hair cuts on the street for five euro. The fund will focus on supporting non-profit organisations that provide key services and supports to vulnerable individuals who have been affected by Covid-19 across the whole of the Republic of Ireland. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. About Your Donation All funds raised from the RTÉ Does Comic Relief campaign will be ring-fenced and distributed by The Community Foundation for Ireland as grants following an open call which will be held in July/August 2020. It's lip-synch battle time as Amy Huberman and Brain O'Driscoll face off against Chris O'Dowd and his wife Dawn O'Porter. The funds raised through RTÉ does Comic Relief will focus on the recovery and rebuilding of Ireland. Viewers moved by special performance by musicians across the country for sixth class students graduating school.Kian Egan, Samantha Mumba and Imelda May joined many more as they sang True Friends.Joan Espinanni said: “Such a touching tribute, great show tonight.”Marie Power added: “Lovely rendition, Samantha Mumba looks great.”Dara O'Briain makes an appearance with throwbacks to his show The Panel.A number of popular people from the show chatted about the fun comedy show.The cast of the show joked that their best years where after Dara left.The donations have exceeded over three million euro!RTE encourage viewers to donate via the website as the phone lines are inundated with calls.Mel Navan tweeted: ” Who ever wrote this is a legend.”Emma Kelly commented: “Now Paul is singing Tracy Chapman with Andrew Scott! The night of entertainment raised over €5.5million for the Community and Voluntary sector which will be distributed through a process of application and assessment.The funds raised through RTÉ does Comic Relief will focus on the recovery and rebuilding of Ireland. The fund will focus on supporting non-profit organisations that provide key services and supports to vulnerable individuals who have been affected by Covid-19 across the whole of the Republic of Ireland.In response to the significant need of community and voluntary groups across Ireland, many of whom are working to support people affected by Covid-19, RTÉ and Kite Entertainment came together to host RTÉ does Comic Relief. The pair went to Sheila 's old primary school and Brendan surprised Sheila with her friend Mary Burke Anne is back and she has some hilarious news for viewers from Waterford Whispers. "I also wanted to wish my powerhouse of a friend @deirdreokane123 the very best of luck tonight and I’d sing her praises but I only lip sync now. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.RTE Does Comic Relief has raised €5.5 million for charities across Ireland.The television special aired last Friday and boasted a viewership of 638,000 people to see a stellar lineup of stars across the Irish entertainment industry.Hosts Deirdre O'Kane, Jennifer Zamparelli, Baz Ashmawy, Eoghan McDermott and Nicky Byrne introduced popular acts such as Normal People's Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones.The show featured special musical performances from Niall Horan, Hozier and comedy sketches from the cast of Derry Girls, The Den and The Panel.RTE have now revealed that the four-hour special has raised five and a half million euro.Comedian Deirdre O'Kane said: "We knew before the show that we had an incredible group of artists lining up for RTE Does Comic Relief but the sheer breadth of Irish creative talent on show on the night was mind blowing.