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The Slow Set made a cringe-worthy comeback on The Late Late Show

It’s as mortifying as it sounds.

WITH FIGHT NIGHT well and truly behind them, the gang at the Late Late had a tough act to follow.

How on earth were they supposed to get through an evening without Linda Martin and Billy McGuinness?

Well, with a good old fashioned dose of audience participation of course. And what better to get them up doing than a nostalgic old slow set? To Chris de Burgh’s Lady in Red, no less.

Under the watchful eye of Hector Ó Heochagáin, and his great big expert’s stick.

Is it now?

Source: RTÉ - Ireland's National Television and Radio Broadcaster/YouTube

Those hoping for another major bust up weren’t totally disappointed though.

Sure didn’t they have file footage of Hugh O’Connor from The Stag giving a priest – the famous Father Michael Cleary – a right dig in the stomach?

In the words of one tweeter:

Here’s why ‘Jerry Springer’ was trending during the Late Late Show>

Twitter was lost without Graham Norton last night>

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