A new talent show is coming to Ireland.
Ireland's Got Talent has been confirmed to air on TV3 and applications are now open.
Thousands have already applied for the show and the number of applicants even has judge Louis Walsh surprised.
Walsh has said “We always knew we'd get a great response once we launched but even I've been blown away by the numbers that have applied. I now know more than ever that this is going to be a really great series...which is great as I promised Simon Cowell it would be!"
The show was officially launched two weeks ago.
Lucy Kennedy has been confirmed to host the show, with the judging panel consisting of Louis Walsh, Jason Byrne, British TV and radio presenter Denise Van Outen and American singer and TV personality Michelle Visage.
Can't wait to work with this lot and Louis Walsh— jason byrne (@thejasonbyrne)
IT'S OFFICIAL! I am proud to announce that I will be a judge on the brand new !!!! Louis Walsh— michelle visage (@michellevisage)
The winner of Ireland's Got Talent will receive a €50,000 cash prize plus their very own primetime Christmas TV Special.
Applications are now open and you can apply