Come Dine with Me: Ireland

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Hosts from all walks of life, from Dublin to Cork and Waterford to Galway, accept the culinary challenge, taking it in turns to throw a dinner party in an attempt to win a cash prize

About the Show

Hosts from all walks of life, from Dublin to Cork and Waterford to Galway, accept the culinary challenge, taking it in turns to throw a dinner party in an attempt to win a cash prize

Series 2 Summary

The culinary contest returns to Ireland for a second series in which five strangers compete over a week, taking it in turns to throw a dinner party, after which their guests secretly score them with a mark out of 10

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    Episode 1

    The second series of the culinary contest from Ireland begins with a Dublin celebrity special in which the prize money goes to charity. Night one's host is singer/songwriter Brian Kennedy.

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    Episode 2

    The host on night two of the Dublin celebrity special is Ireland AM's entertainment reporter Noel Cunningham, who is aiming for a peaceful dinner despite a growing feud between his guests.

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    Episode 3

    Night three's host in the Dublin celebrity special is model Rozanna Purcell, a former Miss Universe Ireland. The event proves a challenge for Roz, who's never hosted a dinner party before.

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    Episode 4

    The penultimate celebrity host in Dublin is tabloid journalist Paul Martin, who is planning a Michael Jackson-themed night, complete with magicians, fiery cocktails and a dance-off.

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    Episode 5

    On the last night of the Dublin celebrity special, actor and panto favourite George McMahon hopes to shine. He opts for a Gangsters and Molls theme, but soon feels nervous in the kitchen.

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    Episode 6

    The culinary competition returns to Dublin for another celebrity special and the first host is model Madeline Mulqueen, whose entertainment and dessert surprise her guests

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    Episode 7

    The host on night two of the Dublin celebrity special is former Miss Ireland Pippa O'Connor. The entertainment proves a huge hit, but will the food live up to expectations?

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    Episode 8

    On the third night of the celebrity cook-off in Dublin, it's the turn of golfer Rory McIlroy's former girlfriend Holly Sweeney. Holly can shop for Ireland, but can she hack it in the kitchen?

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    Episode 9

    The host of the penultimate dinner party in Dublin is self-confessed Mr Nasty, magazine owner Michael O'Doherty. Expectations are high, but things get frosty over dessert.

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    Episode 10

    The last night of the celebrity special sees rugby star Shane Byrne playing host. His wife has left him a step-by-step cooking guide to follow, and he has planned a lively Glam Rock theme.

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    Episode 11

    First to host in Cavan and Monaghan is 24-year-old PhD student and lecturer Tony. Entertainment comes from Tony's dad's pipe band and the sight of grown men in kilts causes quite a stir.

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    Episode 12

    Hotel cleaner Pauline Farrelly has never thrown a dinner party in her life. Concerned that she might give her guests food poisoning, she's bought in extra supplies of toilet roll, just in case.

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    Episode 13

    Writer and bon viveur Patrick Walsh hopes to gain points by charming his four guests. As he's obsessed with Oscar Wilde, Patrick gets everyone to turn up in Victorian dress.

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    Episode 14

    Photographer Taine King is a self-confessed foodie hoping to wow her guests with sophisticated fine-dining. Her menu includes duck confit, which has come all the way from France... in a can!

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    Episode 15

    On the final night, it's the turn of glamorous pub landlady Colette McGahern to host. Colette has kept her menu simple, hoping to win over her guests with a charm offensive.

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    Episode 16

    The contest is in County Kerry and hairdresser Audrey has never held a dinner party before. Despite her confidence, the introduction of her dogs at the dinner table doesn't sit well with everyone.

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    Episode 17

    The second host in Kerry is cheeky cocktail barman and self-confessed ladies' man Stephen Leane. Stephen is confident he can win over his guests with a heady night of drinks and high fashion.

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    Episode 18

    On the third night in Kerry, the host is picky eater and all-round 'Little Miss Fussy' Melissa Perry. As an interior designer, she's fanatical about how everything, especially her food, is presented.

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    Episode 19

    Holistic therapist and yoga teacher Dervil Fleming is taking the reins on night four in Kerry. To 'centre' her guests, Dervil takes them on a spiritual journey as she teaches them 'laughing yoga'.

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    Episode 20

    The final host in Kerry is music teacher and country man Sean Treacy. Sean's pinning his hopes on the 'Mona Lisa of cabbages' and an Irish singers theme.

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    Episode 21

    The culinary contest is in Sligo and the first host is office manager Trish Buckley, who hosts a Hollywood glamour night for her guests

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    Episode 22

    It's the second day of the competition in Sligo and Russian-born Maria Tesler is hosting an animal-themed evening

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    Episode 23

    On day three of the competition in Sligo it's the turn of mature student Monica Cogan to host a dinner party for four guests

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    Episode 24

    It's the penultimate night in Sligo and the turn of youngest of the group, Aoife McGowan, to host her glamour puss-themed evening

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    Episode 25

    On the final night in Sligo it's the turn of surfer dude Dimitar Dosev, the sole male of the group, to host

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    Episode 26

    The culinary competition returns to Dublin for a third celebrity special and the first host is modelling boss Celia Holman-Lee. She decides to hold an Arabian-themed dinner party in a swanky hotel.

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    Episode 27

    It's day two of the celebrity cook-off in Dublin, and the turn of former Apprentice star Geraldine. She can tear it up in the boardroom, but can she cut it in the kitchen?

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    Episode 28

    Day 3 in Dublin sees former Miss World Rosanna Davison playing host. Vegan Rosanna hopes to convince everyone that cruelty-free food tastes best, but the carnivorous diners are filled with dread.

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    Episode 29

    On the penultimate day of the celebrity cooking competition in Dublin, it's star snapper Brian McEvoy to host. Brian is the first to admit that he's no Gordon Ramsay and it's easy to see why.

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    Episode 30

    It's the final night of the star-studded cook-off, and comedian and actor Joe Rooney hosts in Drogheda. He's determined to pull out all the stops, but who will walk away with 5000 euros for charity?

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    Episode 31

    This culinary contest is in Cork and the first host is 27-year-old hippy chick Keira O'Connell

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    Episode 32

    On the second day of the competition in Cork, flamboyant hair salon owner Joe Byrne plays host with a Mad Hatter-themed dinner party

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    Episode 33

    On Day three in Cork, the host is beauty-shop owner and perfectionist Mary Rossiter

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    Episode 34

    The fourth host in Cork is ex-hotel waiter turned wheeler-dealer Billy Galvin. Billy has been very critical and opinionated all week, culminating in a clash with hairdresser Joe Byrne.

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    Episode 35

    The final host in Cork is well-to-do former lawyer turned nut trader Fiona Buckley, who has planned a posh dinner at her impressive Victorian house

Come Dine with Me: Ireland synopsis

Hosts from all walks of life, from Dublin to Cork and Waterford to Galway, accept the culinary challenge, taking it in turns to throw a dinner party in an attempt to win a cash prize

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