Opinion Columnists

Thursday 18 January 2018

Gay & Kathleen go for the Byrne in Kilkenny

Gay Byrne and his wife Kathleen Watkins
Gay Byrne and his wife Kathleen Watkins
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Barry Egan

Barry Egan

He beat all the ratings records during his long and illustrious broadcasting career. And all of Ireland are backing Gay Byrne to beat cancer with the same unstoppable will and characteristic determination.

He and his wife Kathleen Watkins are certainly not keeping a low profile. Not that we'd want them to, of course.

They enjoyed lunch on Easter Sunday in the fabulous Foodworks restaurant on Parliament Street, Kilkenny, with their family. "There was great work being done in the kitchen," Kathleen told me.

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