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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

The challenges facing home care workers

8/18/2022
We discuss the challenges facing home care workers and what can be potentially done to address them. Speaking to Pat this morning was Joseph Musgrave, CEO of Home and Community Care Ireland, and also Louise Murphy, Home Care Support Worker.

Duration:00:10:03

The centenary of Michael Collins death

8/18/2022
As the 100-year anniversary of the death of Michael Collins takes place this weekend, Joining Pat this morning was Aidan O'Sullivan grandnephew of the late leader and the chair of the Commemoration Committee Cllr Garreth Kelleher who is getting ready to welcome both the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste to Béal na Bláth this weekend.

Duration:00:10:20

Minister Simon Harris on the student accommodation crisis

8/18/2022
Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris joined Pat in studio to discuss the student accommodation crisis and more.

Duration:00:25:27

More reaction to the report in An An Bord Pleanala

8/17/2022
Mick Clifford reacts to the report into An Bord Pleanala and discusses if more questions need to be answered.

Duration:00:09:11

The fascinating space career Major “Tim” Peake

8/17/2022
British astronaut Major “Tim” Peake joined Pat on the show this morning to talk about his fascinating space career.

Duration:00:13:44

Report: Is Stephen Donnelly doing a good job?

8/17/2022
Is Stephen Donnelly doing a good job as Health Minister? Our reporter Barry Whyte asks the man himself and others in this report.

Duration:00:13:19

Irish Runner and record breaker Israel Olatunde

8/17/2022
Irish Runner and Record Breaker, Finalist in the 100m final at a European Athletics Championships in Munich Israel Olatunde joined Pat this morning.

Duration:00:06:33

Is violent anti-social behaviour getting out of hand?

8/17/2022
Is violent anti-social behaviour getting out of hand? We hear from the Garda Representative Association and also Alan a Dublin Bus Driver who has seen it at firsthand.

Duration:00:17:49

Long-time Trim resident Luba Healy returns to Ukraine Poland Border

8/17/2022
We hear from long-time Trim resident Luba Healy as she plans to return to the Ukraine-Poland border.

Duration:00:10:56

Motoring: Motorway speed limits, e-scooters

8/17/2022
We discuss motorway speed limits, e-scooters and traffic levels with Transport Commentator Conor Faughnan.

Duration:00:15:47

Latest on the murder investigation launched in Killarney

8/17/2022
We get the latest on the murder investigation launched in Killarney with Ralph Riegel Journalist with the Irish Independent.

Duration:00:06:24

Are expectations too high when looking at potential suitors?

8/16/2022
Are women expectations too high when looking at potential suitors or are men setting a low bar? We discuss this Mairead Loughman Matchmaker and podcast host from Love HQ .

Duration:00:07:52

More young people seeking help for back pain

8/16/2022
We hear of the rise in back pain young people are reporting after long periods of working from home with Jenny Branigan, Jenny Branigan, Chartered Physiotherapist at Total Physio in Sandyford.

Duration:00:07:12

Report: Fianna Fail and Micheál Martin

8/16/2022
In just under four months Micheál Martin will give up the job of Taoiseach and allow Leo Varadkar to take back the mantle, but how did he do as Taoiseach? Sean Defoe gives us his view with this report.

Duration:00:17:33

We get the latest from Ukraine

8/16/2022
We hear about the potential for a ‘Chornobyl-like event’ as shelling continues at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine with Nataliya Gumenyuk, Journalist specializing in international security and conflict reporting, human rights. Founder Public Interest Journalism Lab and also we heard from Norma O’Mahony, Nuclear Engineer.

Duration:00:15:43

12 healthcare workers are being assaulted a work every single day

8/16/2022
We hear why twelve healthcare workers are being assaulted a work every single day with Paul Cullen, Health Editor of The Irish Times and Dr. Brendan O’Shea, Kildare GP, Assistant Adjuvant Professor for Public Health and Primary Care at Trinity College Dublin.

Duration:00:16:31

Investigation launched after a body of a woman is found in Killarney

8/16/2022
We get the very latest from Kerry as an investigation is launched after a body of a woman is found in Killarney with Amy Ní Riada Senior Journalist with Radio Kerry.

Duration:00:04:43

Just how much does back to school costs cost?

8/16/2022
With school just around the corner, we find out how much parents are paying to send their children back to school with Paul Rolston, Communications Director at National Parents Council Post Primary.

Duration:00:09:55

Minister Darragh O'Brien on the An Bord Pleanala report

8/16/2022
Darragh O’Brien, Minister for Housing, Local Government, and Heritage of Ireland joins us to discuss the An Bord Pleanala report and the ongoing housing crisis.

Duration:00:29:40

Is anti-social behaviour is on the rise across the country

8/15/2022
We ask if anti-social behaviour is on the rise across the country with Senator Barry Ward, Fine Gael Spokesperson on Justice, and Cllr Michael Kilcoyne, Independent Mayo County Councillor.

Duration:00:19:21