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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

Jeffrey Donaldson to be new DUP leader; but why has Irish language proved so controversial up North?

6/23/2021
Jeffrey Donaldson was yesterday all but confirmed as the new leader of the Democratic Unionist Party. But how tough of a job does the he have as the new leader of the DUP? And will he become First Minister? Our reporter Barry Whyte, who is in Belfast, has also been exploring why the Irish language is proving so controversial in the North....

Duration:00:15:37

Most Irish Renters Feel Hopeless About Their Prospects Of Owning A Home

6/23/2021
Pat was joined on the show by David Hall, CEO of Mortgages Ireland to discuss why most Irish renters feel completely hopeless about their prospects of owning a home. 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:00:11:01

A New Free Counselling Portal Exclusively For Frontline Healthcare Workers

6/23/2021
Ireland’s newest charity Heroes Aid will be catering to the needs of frontline healthcare workers across the country. It is a new free counselling portal exclusively for frontline healthcare workers To hear more about Heroes Aid Pat was joined on the show this morning by Mary Leahy, Heroes Aid charity founder and Áine, a frontline nurse who got covid-19. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk...

Duration:00:15:21

How To Make The Best Of The Fine Weather In the Garden

6/23/2021
Our resident gardening expert Paraic Horkan tells us how to make the best of the fine weather and answered listeners gardening questions that came in this morning on the 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:00:11:28

We Catch Up With The Fishermen Ahead Of Their Protest

6/23/2021
Patrick Murphy CEO of Irish South and West Fish Producers’ Organisation spoke to Pat this morning to discuss why there are protesting today and the struggles the industry and their livelyhoods have been facing since Brexit. 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:00:18:01

Green Scene: The Alarming Decline In The Bee Population

6/23/2021
Professor Brian Ó Gallachóir is Director of MaREI – the SFI Research Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine joined Pat for this week's 'Green Scene'. Today Brian discussed the alarming decline in the bee population. 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:00:05:35

"It's Been A Crazy Experience" The Leaving Certs Of 2021

6/23/2021
More than 63,000 Leaving Certificate students are coming to the end of their exams. Many students are doing a mix of both written and accredited graded exams. Our reporter Josh Crosbie has been out speaking with the Leaving Certs of 2021, and some of those who have gone before them.

Duration:00:11:08

The Consequences Of The Fake Polling Company Debacle For Ireland’s Elections

6/23/2021
We hear about the consequences of the fake polling company debacle for Ireland’s elections with Ethan Shattock is a Ph.D. researcher and tutor of law at Maynooth. 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:00:09:34

Behind The Movies Scenes Of The 1985 Film 'Witness'

6/23/2021
We are back in the movies and today Bill Hughes goes behind the scenes of Peter Weir’s ‘Witness’ from 1985. 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:00:09:54

Is Next Month's Reopening In Doubt?

6/23/2021
A note of caution from Micheal Martin yesterday puts next month's reopening in doubt and why are some people not showing up for their second jab? To discuss this Pat was joined this morning on the show by Dr Denis McCauley, GP in Stranorlar, Donegal & chair of the Irish Medical Organisation’s GP committee and Danny McConnell, Political Editor, Irish Examiner. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the...

Duration:00:16:16

Tech With Jess: A New Huawei Smart Band 6

6/22/2021
We hear all about the new Huawei Smart Band 6 and why Amazon are destroying huge amounts of stock in their UK warehouses with our Technology Correspondent Jess Kelly. 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:00:08:36

Actor Mark O'Halloran Who Cannot Get A Mortgage Despite A Successful Acting Career

6/22/2021
Mark O’Halloran, Actor & Writer joined Pat on the show this morning to discuss how as a successful actor in cinema and on stage he finds it near to impossible to get a mortgage. 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:00:12:26

Should Cars Be Treated Like Plastic Bags With Levies Put On Their Use?

6/22/2021
Should cars be treated like plastic bags with levies put on their use? Green Party MEP Ciarán Cuffe joined Pat on the show this morning to discuss the subject which was raised at a Trinity College conference yesterday. 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:00:12:45

We Get The Latest On The Fight Against Covid-1 Around Europe

6/22/2021
We’ll have the latest on the fight against Covid-19 is going across the European continent. Pat was joined on the show by Thomas Sparrow, German Correspondent, Graham Keeley, Spain Correspondent for The Independent and Hugo McCafferty, Irish journalist based in Italy. 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...

Duration:00:19:52

How Soon Before The Highly Transmissible Delta Variant Is The Dominant Strain Here?

6/22/2021
How soon before the highly transmissible delta variant is the dominant strain here? Not long, if current figures are correct. Prof. Sam McConkey Infectious Disease Specialist, Head of Dept. of International Health and Tropical Medicine, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences joined Pat to discuss this morning on the 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...

Duration:00:15:02

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

Henry's Campervan Tour: National Heritage Park, Wexford.

6/21/2021
It’s the final day of Henry's Campervan Tour from Ballybunion to Brittas Bay, Henry McKean has taken to the highways and byways of Ireland in his trusty campervan to discover some of our beautiful country’s hidden gems. Today Henry visits The Irish National Heritage Park in Wexford which brings to life ten thousand years of Irish history. From Pre-Historic to Early Christian Ireland. Henry caught up with some birds of prey, St Iberius National School Wexford, daycationers and fellow...

Duration:00:11:39

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