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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

Why is there a significant increase in dog attacks?

7/5/2022
Why there is a significant increase in dog attacks and why it’s vital you protect you and your dog. For more on this Jonathan spoke to Pete Wedderburn Pete The Vet and also Liam Crowley Senior Associate with McCarthy & Co Solicitors in Co Cork.

Duration:00:09:06

Could a new EU law ensure that wildlife flourishes here?

7/5/2022
Could a new EU law ensure that wildlife flourishes here? To discuss further Jonathan was joined on the show by Oonagh Duggan, Head of Advocacy at BirdWatch Ireland and member of the Environmental Pillar Steering Committee.

Duration:00:07:17

The farmers In Kenya who are struggling to feed their families

7/5/2022
Four failed rainy seasons across the Horn of Africa have led to the worst drought in 40 years. The loss of livestock is having a huge impact, with people losing their sources of income and food. Five million children across the region are suffering from malnutrition. Our reporter Laura Donnelly has been speaking to livestock farmers in Kenya who have suffered devastating losses.

Duration:00:11:24

Do Gardai need special training in dealing with LGBTQIA+ attacks

7/5/2022
Should Gardaí be given more training in dealing with attacks on the LGBTQ+ community? To discuss this morning Jonathan was joined on the show by Danny Byrne Dublin City Councillor for Dublin Southeast Inner City and also TV presenter Darren Kennedy.

Duration:00:11:52

The long-mooted Metrolink could finally become a reality

7/5/2022
The long-mooted Metrolink could finally become a reality. With reaction, Jonathan was joined on the show by Conor Faughnan, Transport Commentator.

Duration:00:12:30

The Chicago shooting that has left six people dead

7/5/2022
We get reaction to the Chicago shooting that has left six people dead.

Duration:00:12:00

Is summer finally on the way tomorrow?

7/5/2022
Is summer finally on the way tomorrow? We speak to Evelyn Cusack Head of Forecasting with Met Éireann.

Duration:00:12:05

Discuss the economic outlook with Tánaiste Leo Varadkar

7/5/2022
We discuss the economic outlook, the protocol, and Covid loans with Tanaiste Leo Varadkar.

Duration:00:17:34

Torrential rain leaves many homes are decimated

7/5/2022
We hear from Laura Chung Environment reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald Sydney as torrential rain leaves many homes decimated.

Duration:00:04:52

Why chefs should be included on the critical skills list

7/5/2022
We find out why chefs should be included on the critical skills list with Paddy Lynn Founder and Chief Executive of We Have Chefs Lorraine Sweeney Businesswoman and Hotelier.

Duration:00:13:31

Ask The Expert: Dr Arthur Cummings, Wellington Eye Centre

7/4/2022
Our 'Ask The Expert' this week on the show was Dr. Arthur Cummings Consultant Eye Surgeon at the Wellington Eye Clinic and Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Beacon Hospital. Arthur gives advice and guidance to our listener's eye-related questions. All with thanks to Standard Life.

Duration:00:11:07

Is it time to get serious about reducing class sizes?

7/4/2022
With pupil teachers ratios in primary schools here still above European averages, is it time to get serious about reducing them? To discuss Jonathan was joined on the show by INTO General Secretary John Boyle.

Duration:00:11:33

Crypto Crash was a calamity waiting to happen

7/4/2022
Hyped and marketed to a ridiculous extent by its backers, the $2.5 trillion virtual ‘currency’ segment of the market was always going to collide head-on with reality. The question is: what happens next. To discuss further Jonathan was joined by Vincent Boland, Journalist with the Business Post.

Duration:00:08:07

Aer Lingus flight cancelations as the chaos rumbles on

7/4/2022
We get the latest on Dublin Airport and the Aer Lingus flight cancelations as the chaos rumbles on with Eoghan Corry Editor of Air and Travel Magazine.

Duration:00:06:52

Why 16 and 17 year olds are vulnerable to cannabis addiction

7/4/2022
We find out why Sixteen and 17-year-olds are more than three times more vulnerable to developing a cannabis addiction than adults with Marie Byrne -Therapist, author, speaker, change specialist, Mental Health and Addiction prevention specialist.

Duration:00:08:50

What our county councils are doing to fight climate change?

7/4/2022
We hear what our county councils are doing to fight climate change with Tina Ryan, Climate Change Coordinator with Galway County Council and Paddy Mahon, Chief Executive of Longford County Council and Chair of the Climate Action Committee of The CCMA (City and County Managers Association).

Duration:00:09:17

Summer Economic Statement will be published today

7/4/2022
With the Summer Economic Statement proving a reliable indicator of the upcoming budget, will those in need be targeted? We discuss with Professor Stephen Kinsella, Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Limerick and Chief Economics Writer at The Currency, Karen Kiernan, CEO of One Family and Seamus Boland, CEO Irish Rural Link.

Duration:00:14:10

A preview of this busy weekend of sport

7/4/2022
Ireland get humbled by the All Blacks, Limerick beat the tribesmen, and temper tantrums at Wimbledon. Cathal Mullaney will review an exciting weekend of sport.

Duration:00:06:20

Skellig Michael reopens to the public

7/4/2022
All smiles on the Kerry coast as Skellig Michael reopens to the public for the first since a rock fall shut it off. Paul Devane from Skellig Micheal Cruises spoke to Jonathan this morning.

Duration:00:05:17

State-owned buildings in Smithfield vacant for 27 years

7/4/2022
We hear about the state-owned buildings in Smithfield that have been left vacant for 27 years with Ciaran Cuffe, Green Party MEP for Dublin.

Duration:00:12:57