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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

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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'.

Twitter:

@PatKennyNT

Language:

English

Contact:

1890453106


Episodes

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

Is it time to prepare for a 4th COVID 19 vaccine programmed

7/4/2022
As we edge nearer to the start of the autumn, is it time to prepare for a 4th Covid 19 vaccine programmed in order to curb the current spike of infection ? To discuss further Jonathan spoke to Illona Duffy Monaghan based GP.

Duration:00:10:42

A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum

7/1/2022
We take a look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Today Pat was joined by Kevin Doyle Head of News with The Irish Independent, Roisin Shorthall TD for Dublin North-West and co-Leader of The Social Democrats and FF Niamh Smyth TD Cavan Monaghan charge of the Oireachtas committee for tourism Media, arts, heritage and sports.

Duration:00:22:20

Jean Pierre Gazeau Uncle of Sophie Toscan du Plantier reaction to cold case review

7/1/2022
Jean Pierre Gazeau Uncle of Sophie Toscan du Plantier with his reaction to the news that gardai are taking a cold case review of the murder of Sophie.

Duration:00:03:53

Friday Food: Chicken Piccata

7/1/2022
Chef Gary O’Hanlon has a delicious recipe for chicken piccata for us to try this weekend

Duration:00:05:57

The retaking of Snake Island and war crimes in Odessa

7/1/2022
We hear from Ukraine MP Inna Sovsun in the wake of that missile strike in Odessa that claimed 17 civilian lives.

Duration:00:12:39

Ireland has hundreds more barristers than is appropriate for its population size

7/1/2022
Ireland has hundreds more barristers than is appropriate for its population size and many say they are suffering financially. To discuss this further Pat was joined this morning by FG Senator and practicing Barrister Barry Ward and Darren Lawlor, Barrister at Law

Duration:00:13:46

How Dublin airport compares to the UK, Spain and Germany

7/1/2022
Baggage left on runways, fast-track work permits, Ryanair strikes. We hear how Dublin airport compares to the UK, Spain and Germany with Vincent MacAviney, London-based Freelance Correspondent & Presenter, Graham Keeley, Spanish Correspondent with The Independent and Thomas Sparrow, German Correspondent.

Duration:00:22:13

A preview of this weekend of sport

7/1/2022
Eoin Sheehan previews all the sports including Ireland’s test against the All-Blacks and the hurling semi-finals.

Duration:00:08:40

It's to teach our kids about online child exploitation

7/1/2022
We hear why its time to teach our kids about online child exploitation with Richard Hogan, Psychotherapist, and Columnist with The Irish Examiner.

Duration:00:11:13

Dr Colm Henry on the latest COVID wave

7/1/2022
Colm Henry Chief Clinical Officer, Health Service Executive joined Pat on the show this morning to discuss the latest Covid wave, the current advice, hospital pressures, and what is next for Navan’s emergency department.

Duration:00:24:53