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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

Science With Luke: Importance of booster shots

6/29/2022
Professor Luke O'Neill joined Pat this morning to discuss the COVID surge importance of booster shots. More evidence of the power of vaccines- 19.8 million lives saved, and Hong Kong high death toll due to vaccine missteps,

Duration:00:08:47

We hear about contingency plans to send the army in to Dublin Airport

6/29/2022
We hear about contingency plans to send the army in to Dublin Airport. Joining Pat on the show today with a reaction to these plans was Eoghan Corry, Travel and aviation journalist, Permanent Defence Force Other Ranks Representative Association Mark Keane and Eddie Wilson CEO of Ryanair.

Duration:00:22:35

Green Scene: Why male mice are afraid of bananas

6/29/2022
Why male mice are afraid of bananas and Scientists have detected evidence of a staggering 1,200 different species of invertebrates in only 40 samples of dried teas and herbs. All up for discussion on this week's 'Green Scene' with Dr Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland. include ‘It’s all with thanks to Ronseal, Get your garden Summer Ready’

Duration:00:06:20

How Cork City has been reimagined over the last two years

6/29/2022
We report from Cork City to hear how it has been reimagined over the last two years. Pat took a walk around Cork city and spoke to Paul Montgomery, Co-owner of Clancy's on Princes Street, Jude Sherry, Founder of Anois Shane Clarke, CEO of the VQClaire Nash, Owner of Nash 19 on Princes St, and Deirdre Forde, Lord Mayor of Cork

Duration:00:18:42

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe on the cost of living and more

6/29/2022
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe kicks off today’s show live from Republic of Work in Cork. Up for discussion with Pat was the cost of living, sales of an additional 5% stake in AIB, pres budget submissions, and the resignation of Paul Reid.

Duration:00:16:43

Tech: Paramount+ brings a mountain of content for €7.99 a month.

6/28/2022
Launched in the US last year, Paramount+ is the media conglomerate’s horse in the streaming race. In Ireland, it will now compete with established players dominating the small screen such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and, most recently, Disney+. Jess Kelly brings us all the details of the new streaming service.

Duration:00:10:41

How to make the perfect summer cocktail

6/28/2022
Brian Harnan co-owner of Cocktails In A Click joined Pat in studio to tell him how to make that perfect summer cocktail.

Duration:00:10:10

EU proposals to change the tractor licensing system

6/28/2022
TD Independent TD for Galway Roscommon Michael Fitzmaurice reacts to EU proposals to change the tractor licensing system.

Duration:00:09:11

We get an update from Ukraine a missile strikes shopping centre

6/28/2022
Missile strike on a shopping centre, a new low in Putin’s war on Ukraine. Pat was joined on the show by Nataliya Gumenyuk Journalist specialized in international security and conflict reporting, and human rights. Founder Public Interest Journalism Lab with more on the war in Ukraine

Duration:00:11:43

Cathal Brugha ‘An Indomitable Spirit’

6/28/2022
Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the Irish Civil War. We’ll profile Cathal Brugha with historian Daiti O’Corrain who wrote a new book Cathal Brugha ‘An Indomitable Spirit.

Duration:00:16:34

The new strategy tackling domestic and gender-based violence.

6/28/2022
A doubling of minimum sentences for assault and a 100 per cent increase in refuge places are at the centre of the Government’s new €363 million five-year strategy to tackle domestic and gender-based violence. We discuss this with Anne Clarke, Manager of Offaly Domestic Violence Support Services and Board Member of Safe Ireland, and also Kitty Holland, Social Affairs Correspondent of The Irish Times.

Duration:00:12:30

New car options as 222 registrations open

6/28/2022
Motoring Editor at the Sunday Independent Geraldine Herbert joined Pat on the show some new car options as 222 registrations open.

Duration:00:12:20

How best to take care of your hygiene this festival season.

6/28/2022
Festivalgoers are urged to practice good hygiene etiquette this Summer. For some tips and advice, Pat was joined on the show by Richard Faulkner, Advanced Technical Field Consultant with Initial Hygiene.

Duration:00:07:08

English Language Schools turning students away

6/28/2022
English language schools nationwide being forced to turn away thousands of overseas students? We hear why they have to do this with Kieron Mahon Managing Director of Active Language Learning based in Dún Laoghaire and Director of English Language Education Ireland.

Duration:00:07:04

The challenges in finding accommodation at the Irish Open

6/28/2022
As the Irish open prepares to take to fairway and gets underway, we hear about the challenges in finding accommodation there. Pat spoke to Patricia Michaeal Hennesey Owner of The Tower House B&B in Thomas town.

Duration:00:06:37

Ask The Expert:

6/27/2022
Our Monday expert is End of Career Guidance Counsellor with Standard Life, Brian Mooney and he answered listeners questions on retirement and gave end-of-career guidance and advice.

Duration:00:10:28

We discuss the country’s ongoing taxi shortage

6/27/2022
Pat discussed the country’s ongoing taxi shortage as 5,344 vehicles are due to leave the road. This morning on the show he was joined by Jim Waldron, Spokesman for The National Private Hire & Taxi Association of Ireland about the problems facing taxi drivers. Jackie Healy Rae on how the taxi shortage is affecting rural Ireland. Also Noeline Blackwell CEO of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre on why a lack of taxis could be dangerous as women may have to walk themselves home.

Duration:00:21:48

Why there has been a sudden spike in UK applicants seeking Irish citizenship

6/27/2022
We explore why there has been a sudden spike in UK applicants seeking Irish citizenship with Rafael Behr, Guardian Columnist.

Duration:00:06:34

Rising house prices and the rental market contracting

6/27/2022
Rising house prices, rental market contracting, and the homeless crisis not improving much to discuss with Sinn Fein’s Eoin O’Broin T.D. for Dublin Mid-West. Spokesperson on Housing, Local Govt & Heritage.

Duration:00:14:46

Gifted children in Ireland

6/27/2022
The Centre carried out the study for Talented Youth Ireland (CTYI) at Dublin City University It is the first report of its kind profiling gifted students in Ireland and is the basis of ten years of research with 2,600 secondary school students who attended CTYI and are scoring at or above the 95th percentile academically. For more on the study Pat was joined on the show by Orla Dunne, a former student at the Centre for Talented Youth Ireland (CTYI) at Dublin City University – now a PhD...

Duration:00:09:08