The Down man hosted for the first time last Friday night.
Patrick Kielty says taking the reigns at the Late Late Show is a dream come true.
He took over the role from Ryan Tubridy for the talk show's return last week.
The 52-year-old stars in the new film Ballywalter, which is released in cinemas on Friday and is named after a town in his native Down.
He says the Late Late Show has been an important part of his life: