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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

Gardening: July is fruit time in the Garden

7/6/2022
July is fruit time in the Garden fruit trees and bushes can also be planted now soil conditions are ideal following the recent wet weather blueberries rhubarb strawberries apples pear plum and soft fruit bushes. Paraic Horkan brings us loads of advice for planting in your garden this July.

Duration:00:09:19

Oldest Irish man hoping to swim the English Channel

7/6/2022
Mark Colclough (57) hopes to become the oldest Irish man to swim the English Channel. Mark wants to highlight challenges faced by people with Friedreich's Ataxia. Mark spoke to Jonothan about his challenge.

Duration:00:05:57

Acting CMO warning of a big surge in COVID cases

7/6/2022
With the acting CMO warning of a big surge in Covid cases, should we be on our guard? To discuss further Jonathan spoke to Dr. Eoghan De Barra, Senior Lecturer Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland Consultant in infectious diseases at Beaumont Hospital.

Duration:00:03:38

Keeping your house safe from break-ins while on hols

7/6/2022
We hear how to keep your home safe while you jet away this summer with Sergeant Ber Leetch, Crime Prevention Officer at Limerick Garda station.

Duration:00:05:17

Behind the movie scenes of 'MASH'

7/6/2022
Bill Hughes goes behind the scenes of a movie about the absurdity of war, Robert Altman’s classic ‘M.A.S.H.’

Duration:00:11:32

Surrogacy Oireachtas report published today

7/6/2022
We get a reaction to the Oireachtas committee report on the historic surrogacy legislation with Cathy Wheatley, Irish Families Through Surrogacy, and Rosanna Davison.

Duration:00:12:18

Discussing back to school costs with Minister Norma Foley

7/6/2022
The cost of going back to school is one that hits parents every year. Jonathan spoke with the Minister for Education Norma Foley as well as Tricia Keilthy, Head of Social Justice and Policy at Saint Vincent De Paul and also Louise Bayliss, CoFounder/spokesperson of SPARK (Single Parents Acting for the Rights of Kids).

Duration:00:17:46

Green Scene: The abundance of wildlife to look out for

7/6/2022
Dr. Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland discussed the abundance of wildlife to keep an eye out for this summer.

Duration:00:08:20

Introduction of speed limiters on new cars

7/6/2022
We hear why a new EU rule kicking in today may slow road users down. Geraldine Herbert Motoring Editor with The Sunday Independent explained that from all new car models introduced in the EU will have to be fitted with intelligent speed assist (ISA) technology, which can limit a car’s top speed.

Duration:00:05:26

Micheál Martin visits Ukraine

7/6/2022
We hear about the Taoiseach’s visit to Ukraine as he touches down in Kyiv. Hugh O’Connell Political Correspondent with the Irish Independent spoke to Jonathan on the show this morning.

Duration:00:07:43

Stanley Johnson on the crisis of leadership for his son Boris

7/6/2022
We hear from Stanley Johnson amid a crisis of leadership for his son Boris with high profile departures from the Tory Party.

Duration:00:07:09

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