The couple were spotted walking around the city of Kilkenny yesterday.
He recalled the impact he felt as a child from rural Kilkenny when visiting Northern Ireland in 1980s during the Troubles.
county in Leinster, Ireland. The county is named for its town, from Irish Cill Chainnigh "Church of (St.) Kenneth." The story of the Kilkenny cats, a pair of which fought until only their tails were left, is attested from 1807.