Dublin singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy has expressed how proud he feels after Taoiseach Leo Varadkar quoted his lyrics in his speech concerning the Covid-19 restrictions on Friday.

The Power Over Me singer said on Twitter: "This was a moment that made me extremely proud. Proud to be Irish, and proud of how we're looking out for each other through this time. Grá Mór. We'll be good soon"

This was a moment that made me extremely proud. Proud to be Irish, and proud of how we're looking out for each other through this time. Grá Mór. We’ll be good soon ???? X pic.twitter.com/f5Yn7AL1Cd

— Dermot Kennedy (@DermotKennedy) May 1, 2020

The Taoiseach quoted Kennedy’s song All My Friends, saying: "Not long from now some summer night, we will see our friends again." 

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Kennedy was not the only one to express delight with the mention, with fans sharing their approval on Twitter.

28-year-old Kennedy recently appeared on The Late Late Show to promote the Capuchin Day Centre. He also performed the Van Morrison classic Days Like This.

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