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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

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

8/5/2022
We take a look back on some of the news stories that made the headlines this week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat this morning was Alan Farrell Fine Gael TD for Fingal, Danny McConnell Political Editor with The Irish Examiner, and Pauline Tully Sinn Fein TD for Cavan-Monaghan Spokesperson on Disability and Carers.

Duration:00:24:48

Does Ireland need to re-consider legalising assisted dying

8/5/2022
Dr Brendan O’Shea who is a Kildare GP, Assistant Adjuvant Professor for Public Health and Primary Care at Trinity College Dublin joined Pat on the show this morning to explain why he believes Ireland needs to re-consider legalising assisted dying.

Duration:00:15:09

Friday Food: Lemon and Raspberry Drizzle Cake

8/5/2022
Gareth Mullins brings us a mouth-watering recipe for a lemon and raspberry cake.

Duration:00:05:49

Brazil adds millions of cattle to its national herd

8/5/2022
We hear about Brazil’s plans to add millions of cattle to its national herd in the face of a climate emergency with Sarah O’Sullivan, an Irish Journalist based in Brazil.

Duration:00:09:16

New research says do not feed deer in the Phoenix Park

8/5/2022
We have all been told not to feed the deer in Phoenix Park for years. Now there is UCD research to back that up and with more on the findings of the research was Laura Griffin PhD Student at the lab of wildlife ecology and behavior at UCD.

Duration:00:08:20

Could third rate of income tax of 30pc be introduced?

8/5/2022
Could a new tax rate of 30pc be what Irish workers have been waiting for or is it pure political kite-flying? To discuss this further Pat spoke to Dr. Karina Doorley, Research Area Coordinator for the Tax, Welfare, and Pensions team at the ESRI, and Neil McDonnell, CEO at ISME.

Duration:00:14:03

Sport: The big Premier League kick-off,

8/5/2022
Off The Ball’s Eoin Sheahan previews the big Premier League kick-off, the All-Ireland camogie finals, and more with Pat on the show this morning.

Duration:00:06:58

Where are we now with the National Broadband Plan?

8/5/2022
Jess Kelly Newstalk Technology Correspondent takes us back to a decade ago when the National Broadband Plan was unveiled and where we are now!

Duration:00:15:03

A double drowning tragedy in Ballybunion

8/5/2022
We get the latest from Ballybunion after a double drowning tragedy with Sinead Kelleher Journalist with the Kerryman and also Gerard O'Flynn Deputy Director of The Irish Coast Guard.

Duration:00:09:06

Who won the latest round of Truss versus Sunak?

8/5/2022
Who won the latest round of Truss versus Sunak? We get a reaction from UK-based Journalist and Media Consultant Enda Brady.

Duration:00:14:04

The importance of making a will

8/4/2022
How important is it to have an in-date will? To discuss how to make a will and to answer some questions our listeners had was John Costello Consultant solicitor at Orpen Franks Solicitors.

Duration:00:21:24

Links between body dysmorphic disorder and skin diseases

8/4/2022
We discuss the linkage between body dysmorphic disorder and skin diseases with Dermatology Nurse Specialist on Skincare Selene Daly.

Duration:00:08:26

Data centre protest to take place today

8/4/2022
More than half of all data centres here are in South Dublin a protest later today wants this to end. For more on the protest taking place, Pat spoke to Madeleine Johansson, People Before Profit Councillor for North Clondalkin, Palmerstown.

Duration:00:08:25

Would more compact houses aid the housing crisis?

8/4/2022
Would turning away from apartments and towards more compact houses aid the housing crisis? We discuss with Joe Kennedy, Managing Director of Smith and Kennedy Architects, working closely with affordable housing provider Ó Cualann and Conor Skehan, former chair of the Housing Agency and a Sunday Independent columnist.

Duration:00:20:50

UK Conservative leadership race

8/4/2022
We get the latest from the Tory leadership race ahead of Lizz Truss and Rishi Sunak’s latest TV debate with George Parker, Political Editor with the Financial Times.

Duration:00:07:27

A mother of 3 facing homelessness today

8/4/2022
A woman of three children is facing homelessness today. Natasha White spoke to Pat on the show this morning with more on the situation she finds herself and her family in this morning.

Duration:00:14:01

We get the latest on the Mountjoy Prison murder investigation

8/4/2022
Stephen Breen Crime Editor at The Irish Sun brings us the latest of the murder investigation of Robert O'Connor in Mountjoy Prison.

Duration:00:18:37

What are the best books to take on your holiday?

8/3/2022
A new poll has revealed what our all-time favourite holiday reads are... 1. Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney 2. Harry Potter collection by JK Rowling 3. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L James 4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 5. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee What are the best books to take on your holiday? Crime Writer Sam Blake joined Pat with some of her suggestions of books to take away on your holidays this summer.

Duration:00:10:23

Gardening: Some Christmas prep

8/3/2022
Paraic Horkan tells us how to grow new Home grown potatoes for Christmas and also time to plant wildflower seeds now to attract bees and butterflies.

Duration:00:10:00

Young people need to look after their heart health

8/3/2022
Dr Paddy Barrett Preventative Cardiologist from the Blackrock Clinic joined Pat in studio today to discuss why younger people need to be more concerned about their heart health.

Duration:00:14:40