It has been announced that the host of Ireland's Blind Date will be comedian Al Porter.
Blind Date will air on TV3 this autumn with Al, the IFTA Award winning comedian, columnist and Today FM broadcaster, stepping into the role of mischievous matchmaker.
TV3 are now looking for contestants for the new show and are calling on all the single men and women in Ireland, of all age groups, looking for love to apply.
Host: Al is set to host the new show | BRIAN MCEVOY
The 24-year-old commented on his new role, "I'm beyond delighted this is happening and leaped at the chance to do it!
"Since I was a kid on stage in the Olympia all I've ever wanted to do was cheer people up and entertain as many people as possible.
"I remember watching shows like Blind Date with Cilla as my Mam ironed and my Nana laughed and it doing just that - cheering us all up!"
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