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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

Will buying alcohol in Northern Ireland hit the country's tax take?

8/11/2022
We discuss if the booze cruise to Northern Ireland is about to hit the country’s tax take with Vincent Jennings, CEO of the Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association, and Eunan McKinney, Head of Communications, Alcohol Action Ireland/

Duration:00:17:11

IRFU ban transgender women from female contact rugby competition

8/11/2022
We discuss the IRFU’s decision to ban transgender women from female-contact rugby competitions. Pat was joined on the show by Matt Kennedy Policy and Research Officer with 'Belong To' speaking on behalf of 'Trans Equality Together'

Duration:00:16:03

Is it time for Public Transport Police?

8/11/2022
This morning on the show, we ask it high time for a dedicated public transport Garda unit? To discuss further Pat was joined on the show by Dermot O’Leary, General Secretary of the NBRU and Martin Kenny, Sinn Fein TD for Sligo, Leitrim, North Roscommon and South Donegal, and party spokesperson on Justice, Equality, and Law Reform.

Duration:00:14:26

Gardening: Watering and feeding of plants in this heatwave

8/10/2022
The weather this week is making for ideal gardening conditions, the watering and feeding of plants will be important. Paraic Horkan brings us all the important advice for your garden plants, vegetable, and fruit.

Duration:00:08:45

"Night Interns" by Austin Duffy

8/10/2022
Author and oncologist Austin Duffy joined Pat to discuss his latest page-turner depicting the realities of a medical intern working the night shift.

Duration:00:14:05

Ireland's best beach

8/10/2022
We hear why Keem Beach in Achill Island has been named the No 1 “wild swimming spot” in the UK and Ireland with Pól Ó Conghaile, Travel Editor with The Irish Independent

Duration:00:06:38

Behind the movie scenes of 'Mission Impossible'

8/10/2022
Bill Hughes goes behind the scenes of the first in the series of action filled Mission Impossible movies.

Duration:00:08:57

Public be vigilant of banking scams

8/10/2022
With thousands of Irish customers in the process of moving moved banking providers, the warning comes to be vigilant of fraudsters seeking to take advantage. More on this Pat spoke to Raluca Saceanu Chief Executive Officer with Smart Tech 247.

Duration:00:11:06

One in five wants their children placed in daycare

8/10/2022
As new research reveals that only one in five wants their children placed in daycare, we debate and look at the implications of this with David Quinn Director of The Iona Institute, and also Sinead O'Moore Mother of two and Host of the stretchmarks Podcast.

Duration:00:15:25

Green Scene: Tracking Solar Storms

8/10/2022
Tracking Solar Storms.. what are solar storms, how strong can they be, and how are Irish scientists helping to enhance warnings? We discuss this and more on this week's 'Green Scene with Dr. Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society at Science.

Duration:00:05:47

Number of available rental properties sinks to an all-time low

8/10/2022
We look at the Irish rental market as the number of available properties sinks to an all-time low. For more on this Pat spoke to Karl Deeter, Founder of Onlineapplication.com financial adviser/analyst, and also Gary Little, Property Partners Estate Agents in Drogheda.

Duration:00:18:49

Preventing burglaries during the heatwave

8/10/2022
Sergeant Ber Leetch Crime Prevention Officer at Limerick Garda station joined Pat on the show this morning with advice on preventing home burglaries during the heatwave.

Duration:00:13:28

Is there a need for regulations for e-scooters

8/10/2022
As more and more E Scooters accidents are occurring on our roads, is it time for more regulation to come into force around these vehicles? To discuss further Pat spoke to Shane O’Donoghue from Complete car.ie.

Duration:00:08:21

Are electricity blackouts on the way?

8/10/2022
Are electricity blackouts on the way? We get a reaction to Eirgrid’s ‘system alert’ with Muireann Lynch, Senior Research Officer ESRI.

Duration:00:16:21

Tech With Jess: A review of the Samsung A53

8/9/2022
On today's show we get a review of the Samsung A53 and a preview of Samsung flagship launch which is taking place on Wednesday with Newstalk Tech Correspondent Jess Kelly.

Duration:00:10:49

FBI raid home of former US President Donald Trump

8/9/2022
We get the latest on the unprecedented FBI raid on the home of former US President Donald Trump with Terry Sheridan Managing Editor, WSHU Public Radio.

Duration:00:10:07

Kkeeping kids safe around dogs

8/9/2022
Pete Wedderburn aka Pete the Vet gives listeners tips and advice on keeping kids safe around dogs.

Duration:00:09:50

Should tax breaks for executives in multinationals go?

8/9/2022
Should special tax breaks for highly paid executives in multinationals be abolished? Pat was joined on the show by Colm McCarthy Economist and Danny McConnell Political Editor with The Irish Examiner.

Duration:00:12:18

Aware are in desperate need for volunteers for helpline

8/9/2022
Aware is in desperate need of volunteers for their depression helpline due to high demand post covid. To find out how you can help Pat spoke to Dominic Layden, Aware CEO.

Duration:00:08:29

Offshore Wind will be totally transformative for Ireland

8/9/2022
We hear why offshore wind may be totally transformative for Ireland with Val Cummins Ireland Director at Simply Blue Group.

Duration:00:09:26