Fionnuala Kenny -- Enda's secret weapon
Gemma O'Doherty profiles the very private wife of the Fine Gael leader as he sets his sights on power
Published 05/02/2011 | 05:00
She has no desire to be Michelle Obama Part II and you're unlikely to see her jetting over for tea in Number 10 with Sam Cam. It's a pity really, because Fionnuala Kenny is just the sort of woman who could work wonders for Ireland's bedraggled reputation on the international stage.
Put her in a room with Nicolas Sarkozy and watch him swoon at her flawless French -- and maybe think twice before taking another swipe at our corporation tax.
Send her out to bat for us in Brussels and her sharp no-nonsense approach to business might just help to whack a few percentage points off those dreaded interest rates.