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The Pat Kenny Show Highlights

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Pat brings you the sharpest analysis of news and current affairs on the radio and fresh perspectives on the issues that will define a generation. Breaking news is interwoven with reflective news features and reports from a variety of reporters based across the country. Experts are on hand to guide listeners on everything from consumer and employment rights and health issues to savvy holiday options. And Pat is joined by all the best personalities from the entertainment world. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Pat brings you the sharpest analysis of news and current affairs on the radio and fresh perspectives on the issues that will define a generation. Breaking news is interwoven with reflective news features and reports from a variety of reporters based across the country. Experts are on hand to guide listeners on everything from consumer and employment rights and health issues to savvy holiday options. And Pat is joined by all the best personalities from the entertainment world. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Description:

Pat brings you the sharpest analysis of news and current affairs on the radio and fresh perspectives on the issues that will define a generation. Breaking news is interwoven with reflective news features and reports from a variety of reporters based across the country. Experts are on hand to guide listeners on everything from consumer and employment rights and health issues to savvy holiday options. And Pat is joined by all the best personalities from the entertainment world. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Twitter:

@PatKennyNT

Language:

English

Contact:

1890453106


Episodes

Keep It Local : The Phoneboxman

6/21/2021
Continuing our series 'Keep It Local' Pat was joined on the show this morning by Paul Murphy and he is the Phoneboxman. He restores and sells original Irish phone boxes. As a result of demand and current scarcity, he is now creating detailed replicas. The phone boxes are particularly popular with pubs, restaurants, tidy town committees. After working as an electronic security engineer for over 30 years, Paul found himself out of work. He took to tinkering with clocks in his spare time and...

Duration:00:04:01

Advice For Students Completing Their CAO Application

6/21/2021
As the Leaving Cert begins to wind down, guidance counsellor Brian Mooney joined Pat with tips and advice for students completing their CAO application. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:13:16

Science With Luke O'Neill: The Different Symptoms Of The Delta Variant

6/21/2021
Luke O’Neill joined Pat on the show this morning and discussed with Pat the different symptoms of the delta variant. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:21:02

Ask The Expert: Aisling Higgins, Clinical Audiologist Blackberry Hearing

6/21/2021
Our expert this week was Aisling Higgins, clinical Audiologist Blackberry Hearing and she joined Pat this morning to discuss remote care, a new service that allows hearing aids to be adjusted remotely and also answered listeners questions. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking:...

Duration:00:11:29

Author Joseph Knox On This New Movie True Crime Story

6/21/2021
Author Joseph Knox joined Pat this morning to discuss his unique new novel True Crime Story, which subverts the crime genre and blurs the lines between fact and fiction. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:13:28

Another Blow To Our Outdoor Summer

6/21/2021
Gardaí have said that pubs and restaurants are not allowed to serve alcohol in recently set-up seating areas outside premises as they are not permitted under licensing laws. For reaction, Pat was joined on the show by Padraig Cribben Chief Executive of the VFI. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk...

Duration:00:13:26

"The most stunning castle in the land." Henry's Campervan Tour hits Lismore Castle

6/21/2021
It’s Day six of Henry's Campervan Tour from Ballybunion to Brittas Bay, Henry McKean is taking to the highways and byways of Ireland in his trusty campervan to discover some of our beautiful country’s hidden gems. Today Henry visits Lismore Castle in County Waterford which has a rich and varied history since 1185. And is now owned by the Duke of Devonshire. General Manager Helen Courtney, the butler Denis Nevin and head gardener Darren Topps give us exclusive access inside the castle. Which...

Duration:00:12:22

Keep It Local: Cloon Keen - A Perfumery Based In Connemara

6/18/2021
Cloon Keen is a perfumery based in Connemara. They manufacture all of their own products. They have two stores - one in Galway and one in Powerscourt Townhouse. Their perfumes are inspired by a sense of timeless place and enduring Irish culture which is found in our local landscape. Margaret was born in Canada to Irish parents. They returned to Ireland in the 1990s and she met her husband while working in the art department on film sets. They moved to Connemara 20 years ago and set up Cloon...

Duration:00:04:34

The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association’s Reaction To Dr Tony Holohan’s Warnings Against Travel For The Unvaccinated

6/18/2021
We hear the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association’s reaction to Dr Tony Holohan’s warnings against travel for the unvaccinated. Capt Simon Croghan is Vice-President of administration with the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association (IALPA) and a founder of Recover Irish Aviation and he joined Pat on the show this morning. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live...

Duration:00:08:08

A 600 Kilometre Journey For Alannah Aged 4 Every Week To Receive Chemotherapy

6/18/2021
Alannah Foley began treatment last month due to the growth of a tumour in her eye. However she has to travel from her home in Killorglin, Co Kerry to Crumlin Children's Hospital in Dublin every week, due to the cyberattack on the HSE. Her parents had hoped she could undergo treatment at the closer Mercy Hospital in Cork. But she could not be registered there due to the hacking of the health system. Her Father spoke to Pat this morning to tell him about the treatment and the weekly journal...

Duration:00:04:54

Learn How To Cook Delicious Asparagus, Potato And Parmesan Tart

6/18/2021
Learn how to cook delicious asparagus, potato, and parmesan tart with chef Gareth Mullins. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:04:59

A Busy Weekend Of Sport Ahead

6/18/2021
Euro 2020 continues, spectators return to Croke Park and the US Open tees off in San Diego. With a preview of what is going to be a busy weekend of sport Pat was joined on the show by Off The Ball’s Eoin Sheahan. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:09:29

How Global Herd Immunity Could Be Achieved As Early As January

6/18/2021
Former Editor of the Economist Bill Emmott joined Pat on the show this morning to explain how global herd immunity could be achieved as early as January. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:11:17

Dr Peter Boylan On Government Concerns Of Ownership of National Maternity Hospital

6/18/2021
The government has publicly expressed concerns regarding the ownership of the National Maternity Hospital after it emerged that the State has tried to buy the land the new hospital will be built on but has failed to do so. Dr Peter Boylan Former Master of NMH and author of “ In the Shadow of the Eight” joined Pat to discuss. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to...

Duration:00:18:27

"I had the best night sleep all week." Brittas Bay: Henry's Campervan Tour Day 5

6/18/2021
It’s Day five of Henry Campervan Tour from Ballybunion to Brittas Bay, Henry McKean is taking to the highways and byways of Ireland in his trusty campervan to discover some of our beautiful country’s hidden gems. And to catch up with some fellow staycationers along the way. We are checking in with Henry to see how he got on over the last week in a campervan. Today Henry visits Waterford and Brittas Bay.

Duration:00:11:29

Keep It Local: Unbound - A Quirky Gift Show In Cork City

6/18/2021
Unbound is a local quirky gift shop in Cork city with a strong emphasis on sustainable, fair trade and positive products. Evanne opened the shop 9 years ago after spending a number of years in Australia with her husband working for IKEA. They originally met while working for the company in Scotland. They strive to purchase from suppliers they believe in and with who they can grow with. Particularly intriguing for them is supplying creators who have a story. They try, where possible, to have...

Duration:00:04:22

Edwin Poots’s Short Leadership Of The DUP Has Come To An End

6/18/2021
Edwin Poots’s short, disastrous leadership of the DUP has come to an end. With reaction to this news, Pat was joined on the show by Julian O'Neill, BBC NI home affairs correspondent, Billy Hutchinson, Progressive Unionist Party leader and Councillor for Court DEA representing the Greater Shankill Area. and Colum Eastwood, SDLP Leader and MP for Foyle. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App....

Duration:00:19:22

House Prices Are Rising By Almost €500 A Week

6/17/2021
House prices are rising by almost €500 a week and the Central Bank has warned the surge will continue this year and next. For more on this Pat was joined on the show by Rory Hearne Lecturer in Social Policy at Maynooth University. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play...

Duration:00:09:01

Keep It Local: Unbound - A Quirky Gift Show In Cork City

6/17/2021
Unbound is a local quirky gift shop in Cork city with a strong emphasis on sustainable, fair trade and positive products. Evanne opened the shop 9 years ago after spending a number of years in Australia with her husband working for IKEA. They originally met while working for the company in Scotland. They strive to purchase from suppliers they believe in and with who they can grow with. Particularly intriguing for them is supplying creators who have a story. They try, where possible, to have...

Duration:00:04:31

Do Have We The Capacity To Police Our Own Skies?

6/17/2021
Have we the capacity to police our own skies? Retired Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Byrne was with Pat on the show this morning to discuss our Defence Force’s air defence capabilities. The Pat Kenny Show Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.

Duration:00:15:17