The Tyrellspass man is taking to the dance floor this weekend.
A Westmeath priest is battling illness in the build up to his appearance on Dancing With The Stars.
Fr. Ray Kelly will make his dancing debut on RTE this Sunday at 6pm.
The Tyrrellspass native was caught the flu over the Christmas and is also suffering with sciatica as he prepares to take to the floor with Kylie - his South African partner.
He says he is trying everything to get through the pain: