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Taoiseach Enda Kenny's Meaning of Life

1 of 1 An Taoiseach Enda Kenny during the filming of The Meaning of Life
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny during the filming of The Meaning of Life

On tonight’s Meaning of Life, presenter Gay Byrne will talk to Taoiseach Enda Kenny about everything from politics, God and how he met his wife.

Speaking to Gay, an Taoiseach spoke about meeting his wife, Fionnuala O’Kelly: “I first saw her in the corridors of Leinster House and obviously I was very attracted to her. 

“I have never met anybody like her in the sense of an attraction there that I couldn’t resist. 

“But I suppose being a cautious person from the West of Ireland it took a while to realise that this was the person for me.”

Byrne also asked the Taoiseach, if he had any sense of God’s will guiding him in politics and he replied: “I’m not sure about God’s will as a youngster in the kind of society we were reared in. Your picture of God was the picture that hung in so many Irish houses. 

“But obviously things have changed and you move to an understanding of what energy or spirit is around and for me my faith would be in that relationship. It’s not one of being down on bended knees every evening.”

The Meaning of Life, tonight at 10.05pm on RTÉ One.

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