Talks begin to find new ‘Late Late Show’ host – but is Claire Byrne a shoo-in?

Talks will begin in earnest this week to find the next presenter of The Late Late Show.

RTÉ insiders are firmly tipping Claire Byrne as the frontrunner for the job — with several people telling the Sunday Independent “it has to be a woman”, given that a man has occupied the chair since 1962.