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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

"Grow with Aldi gives us the voice we are all looking for."

5/16/2022
Newstalk has teamed up with Aldi to have a look at some of the great Irish producers taking part in the Grow with Aldi Campaign this year. 24 of Ireland's most innovative producers have won a place on the programme, with their exciting products being placed on sale in 150 stores from May the 19th. Today Henry McKean visited The Sibly Food Co in Ballydesmond, County Cork where 25 year old baker, chef and entrepreneur, Matthew Collins created protein energy balls. Henry also visited Navan...

Duration:00:12:05

A preview of a busy weekend of sport

5/13/2022
Off the Ball’s Cathal Mullaney joins Pat to preview a packed weekend of sport, including Leinster Toulouse in the Aviva and the FA Cup final. 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'.

Friday Forum looks back on the news stories of the week

5/13/2022
The Friday Forum looks back on the news stories of the week. Joining Pat today was Mick Barry Solidarity TD for Cork North Central, Aoife Grace Moore Political Correspondent for The Irish Examiner and Senator Lorraine Clifford Lee Fianna Fáil Senator in Dublin Fingal. 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:00:18:01

Friday Food With Gareth Mullins

5/13/2022
Chef Gareth Mullins has a delicious bbq dish Sirloin steak with a zingy salsa and delicious Hassle back potatoes. 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:00:06:29

Bathing water quality has improved across the country

5/13/2022
Bathing water quality has improved across the country, but can more be done to let winter swimmers know what they’re swimming in? For more on this Pat spoke to Roger Sweeney Acting CEO of Water Safety Ireland and also Sarah Mortimer a keen Enniskerry Swimmer. 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:00:09:25

Why it’s vitally important that more cancer patients consider taking part in clinical trials

5/13/2022
We hear why it’s vitally important that more cancer patients consider taking part in clinical trials with Professor Ray McDermott, Consultant Medical Oncologist and Clinical Lead at Cancer Trials Ireland. 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:00:08:09

The Kremlin threats as Finland pushes to join NATO

5/13/2022
Kremlin threats as Finland pushes to join NATO. Russia has said it will be forced to take "retaliatory steps" over its neighbour Finland's move to join Nato. A foreign ministry statement said the move would seriously damage bilateral relations, as well as security and stability in northern Europe. To discuss this further Pat spoke to Shashank Joshi, Defence Editor at The Economist and Philip O’Connor, Irish journalist based in Sweden. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple...

Duration:00:17:33

"Absolutely gutted." Eurovision Head of Delegation. Henry at Eurovision

5/13/2022
Serbia got the last spot last night in the Eurovision 2nd Semi Finals in Turin, causing Ireland to crash out again and failing to make it to the Grand Final. Henry McKean was in the Arena for us, and he joins us live from Turin. Henry what went wrong, why didn’t we make it to the semi- finals, we haven’t managed it since 2018?

Duration:00:14:20

One year on from the ransomware attack on the HSE

5/13/2022
One year on from the ransomware attack on the HSE be hearing from a cyber security expert on who is targeting Ireland and why. Also we ask if we are equipped to investigate and clamp down on Russian hackers. Jess Kelly Newstalk Technology Correspondent reports. 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:00:12:35

Minister Paschal Donoghue on the Northern Ireland protocol and more

5/13/2022
Minister Paschal Donoghue joined Pat in the studio this morning to discuss inflation, the NI protocol the Russian Ambassador, National Maternity Hospital, and more. 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:00:25:35

What more can be done to combat the scourge of illegal dumping?

5/12/2022
what more can be done to combat the scourge of illegal dumping? To discuss Pat was joined on the show by Peadar Toibin Aontu TD. 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:00:15:23

Visual impaired student fights to be fairly examined in the Leaving Certificate

5/12/2022
We hear from a mother who is fighting for her son to be fairly examined in the Leaving Certificate. Eithne Walsh is mum to a visually-impaired student, Cormac Walsh has done all his post-primary studies digitally and has been told he must sit paper-based Leaving Cert exams. For higher-level maths, it would mean enlarging the exam paper to a point were it would amount to 54 pages, with some graphs and answer boxes cut in half. Eithne spoke to Pat this morning on her quest on behalf of Cormac....

Duration:00:09:49

Lub Healy returning home after rescuing her mother and grandmother from Ukraine

5/12/2022
We catch up with Luba Healy, who is now travelling back from Ukraine to Ireland with her mum and nan in tow. An elated Meath-based businesswoman has rescued her “precious cargo” –her Ukrainian mother (70) and 99-year-old grandmother – from the war-torn country 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:00:11:54

Gangs of graffiti artists flying from aboard vandalise Dublin’s trains

5/12/2022
We hear how gangs of graffiti artists have been flying in from abroad in order to vandalise Dublin’s trains. Tim Gaston, NTA’s Director of Public Transport services spoke to Pat this morning on the show about the ongoing problem. 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:00:07:16

The unexplained type of hepatitis that is being reported in children

5/12/2022
We hear more about an unexplained type of hepatitis that is being reported in children worldwide including Ireland with Dr Mary Ryan Consultant Endocrinologist & Senior Lecturer in the Bon Secours Barringtons, Hospital in Limerick. 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:00:07:49

40% of high-demand college courses are set to award places by lottery this year

5/12/2022
Upwards of forty percent of high-demand college courses are set to award places by lottery this year. In reaction to this figure, Pat spoke to Carl O'Brien Education Editor with Irish Times and Jen Hogan, author, journalist and mum of 7. 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,...

Duration:00:13:42

The return of the controversial Oireachtas Golf Society

5/12/2022
Hugh O’Connell Political correspondent Irish Independentdiscusses the return of the controversial Oireachtas Golf Society. 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:00:05:59

Boris Johnson has promised to support Sweden and Finland against potential Russian threats

5/12/2022
Boris Johnson has promised to support Sweden and Finland against potential Russian threats in any way necessary as he travelled to both countries to sign mutual security agreements, with their governments mulling Nato membership in the wake of the Ukraine invasion. Scott Lucas, Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham and editor-in-chief of EA WorldView. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and...

Duration:00:10:18

Are government housing targets pie in the sky if there isn’t the skilled workers

5/12/2022
Are government housing targets pie in the sky if there isn’t the skilled workers to carry out construction? More than 50,000 construction workers are urgently needed to fill a ‘black hole’ in the workforce if the Government is to meet targets aimed at tackling the housing crisis. To discuss this Pat was joined on the show by James Benson, Director of Housing, Planning and Development Services at the Construction Industry Federation and Peter Finn AKA Pete the builder. Listen and subscribe to...

Duration:00:16:35

Bill Hughes goes behind the scenes of The Departed (2006)

5/11/2022
Bill Hughes, Television Producer with Mind the Gap Films brings us to the movies once again and today he goes behind the scenes of The Departed (2006). 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:00:08:59