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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

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

Are compulsory purchase orders to the country’s dereliction problem?

8/15/2022
Could compulsory purchase orders be a solution to the country’s dereliction problem? T debate Pat spoke to Kieran Rose City Planner and also Tom Gilligan, Director of Services for Housing and founder of Vacanthomes.ie.

Duration:00:10:53

Ask The Expert : Mortgages

8/15/2022
Our expert today was Martin Hennessy Managing Director of Doodl.ie and she help listeners with their mortgage questions.

Duration:00:12:20

Is our power grid in the midst of a perfect storm?

8/15/2022
With so many system alerts over the last two years, is our power grid in the midst of a perfect storm? For more on this Pat spoke to Brian Ó Gallachóir, Director of MaREI and Professor of Energy Engineering at UCC.

Duration:00:11:33

Is staffing and funding solely to blame for hospital waiting times

8/15/2022
Long waiting lists and long ambulance response times – are staffing and funding solely to blame? To discuss this further Pat was joined this morning by Stephen McMahon, Co-founder of the Irish Patients Association, Fiona Kiernan, Health Economist & Former Consultant, and David Hall, owner of Lifeline Ambulance Service Ltd.

Duration:00:21:56

‘I was handling live bombs but shelf packers were paid more than me"

8/15/2022
Former Army bomb squad member Mark Keeley criticizes the Government on lack of respect for role of Defence Forces.

Duration:00:15:49

Unqualified teachers marking exams?

8/15/2022
As student teachers amongst those taking up roles in correcting this year’s state exams amid shortages, what can be done to recruit teachers to correct the exams once again. To discuss with Pat was Brian Mooney Irish Times Columnist and End of Career Guidance Counsellor with Standard Life.

Duration:00:12:30

Bestselling Author Claudia Carroll on her latest pageturner

8/12/2022
Bestselling Author Claudia Carroll joined Pat on the show to talk about her latest page turner 'The Love Algorithm'.

Duration:00:12:09

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

8/12/2022
We take a look back on the news stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat today was Philip Ryan Political Editor with the Irish Independent, Matt Carthy Sinn Féin spokesperson on Agriculture and TD for Cavan Monaghan and Mary Seery Kearney Fine Gael Senator Seanad Spokesperson on Children, Disability, Equality, Integration & Privacy Rights.

Duration:00:21:06

Friday Food: Barbequed Beef Burger

8/12/2022
Barbequed Beef Burger with Crispy bacon, cheese, egg, and tomato relish is the dish to try this sunny weekend brought to us by Gareth Mullins Executive Chef at the Marker Hotel.

Duration:00:06:35

Increase in people injecting themselves with cocaine

8/12/2022
We discuss new data on drug intravenous use with cocaine injections on the rise with Dr. Garrett McGovern, Medical Director and Founder of the Priority Medical Clinic, and also Prof Eamon Keenan, the HSE’s national clinical lead for addiction services.

Duration:00:12:15

Making the workplace a safe space for domestic abuse victim

8/12/2022
We hear how employers can make the workplace a safe space for domestic abuse victims. Sarah Benson CEO of Women’s Aid spoke to Pat this morning on the show the training they offer employers and businesses.

Duration:00:07:27

Further squeeze on lending to first-time buyers

8/12/2022
We hear how ICS Mortgages is about to put the squeeze on lending to first-time buyers with Charlie Weston, Personal Finance Editor with The Irish Independent, and also Rebecca Moynihan, Labour Senator, and Spokesperson on Housing Local Government and Heritage.

Duration:00:14:20

No COVID Bonus pay recevied for many healthcare workers

8/12/2022
We hear how many frontline healthcare workers have not yet received their Covid-19 bonus payment with Joan Carthy National Advocacy Manager with the Irish Wheelchair Association.

Duration:00:06:47

Advice ahead of the heatwave weekend

8/12/2022
The barbeques are at the ready, the paddling pools are being filled and the 99s are flying out the door in forecourts up and down the country. We hear the dos and don’ts ahead of a scorching weekend with Cathal Nolan Climate scientist and weather analyst, Selene Daly, Dermatology Nurse Specialist on Skincare and also Kevin Rahill, RNLI Safety Lead.

Duration:00:21:11

Digital Health is vital for the future

8/12/2022
Newstalk Technology Correspondent Jess Kelly reports on why digital Health is Vital for the future.

Duration:00:08:16

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