In this episode of The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne, Richard talks to entrepreneur and atheist, Richard Branson, who admits to envying the faith of his friends Desmond Tutu and Jimmy Carter.
His first business venture was after his 15 year old girlfriend fell pregnant, this was an agentcy that guided woman to abortion clinics for a fee! later he sold condoms in Ireland when they were illegal.
The Meaning of Life is an Irish television program, the first series of which was broadcast on RTÉ One in 2009. It is presented by the veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne. Each episode involves Byrne interviewing a well-known public figure.