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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

Ask The Expert: On investing an extra money

10/3/2022
Thinking of investing some of your money, Our Monday expert will answer your questions. Bernard Walsh Head of pension and investments at Bank of Ireland was our Monday expert.

Duration:00:10:14

The importance of trees in a modern Ireland

10/3/2022
Ahead of National Tree Day, we investigate the importance of trees in modern Ireland and the continuing issue of deforestation. Pat was joined on the show by Eanna Ni Lamhna, President of the Tree Council, and environmental consultant.

Duration:00:11:41

Graham Norton chat about his new book 'Forever Home'

10/3/2022
We’ll be joined by broadcaster, author, actor, and comedian Graham Norton about his new book, his ideal chat show guests, marriage, and more.

Duration:00:17:25

M50, the worst time and place for accidents

10/3/2022
Statistics reveal the most dangerous place and time on the M50 to drive. We get reactions from Conor Faughnan Transport Commentator and also Joanna Tuffy Joanna Tuffy Labour Councilor for Lucan and member of South Dublin County Council.

Duration:00:11:27

No planning permission for solar panels

10/3/2022
The government is about to scrap planning permission for solar panels. We hear what it could mean for you and your home with Paula Galvin, Director of Planning at McCutcheon Halley Chartered Planning Consultants, and Dr. Paul Deane, Senior researcher in clean energy futures with the MaREI Centre in UCC

Duration:00:10:11

Gerry Hutch murder trial begins today

10/3/2022
One of the most significant murder trials in Irish criminal history gets underway in front of the special criminal court this afternoon, Frank Greaney Newstalk Courts Correspdonant gives us the details.

Duration:00:08:40

The humiliating U turn for Liz Truss

10/3/2022
Writer, communicator, consultant, strategist, and mental health campaigner Alastair Campbell on the humiliating U-turn for Liz Truss.

Duration:00:13:56

Children in Hospital

10/2/2022
Having a child in hospital can be an emotional experience for parents, but recent research has exposed the financial burden they must shoulder as well. As advocates call for a new social protection payment to help families who are struggling to cope, our reporter Sarah Madden has been speaking to those affected.

Duration:00:10:28

Ireland's formula 1 legacy and hopes for the future

10/2/2022
Dutch, Monégasque and British - those were the flags flown on the Formula 1 podium in Monza yesterday. But could the Irish tricolour soon make it's Grand Prix return? Newstalk's Sarah Madden reports on Ireland's F1 heyday and who's driving our hope for the future.

Duration:00:12:08

CBD WTF

10/2/2022
From oils to pillows and toothpicks to hand creams, CBD and products purporting to contain it have taken over shop shelves in recent years. But with regulation playing catch up and critics calling it a con, customers are scratching their heads and asking CBD, WTF? Sarah Madden investigates this omnipresent new compound in this Pat Kenny Show report.

Duration:00:09:57

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

9/30/2022
We look back on the week's stories with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat this morning was Senator Aisling Dolan Fine Gael Senator for Roscommon Galway, Violet Anne Wynne Independent TD for Clare, and Marian Harkin Independent TD for Sligo/Leitrim.

Duration:00:18:16

Galway city: Road safety and accessibility

9/30/2022
We speak to two Galway locals about the efforts they’ve made to improve road safety and accessibility in Galway. Joining Pat on the show live from the University of Galway was Grainne Faller who started has been raising awareness about the lack of cyclist and pedestrian safety measures in Galway city and also Dave Corley who spent two weeks collecting data and devised a map of the city (identifying barriers to accessibility).

Duration:00:20:41

Galway student panel discussing issues impacting student life

9/30/2022
Pat was joined on the show by a student panel, to discuss the most pressing issues impacting student life at the University of Galway. With Pat this morning was Joe Mee, Welfare Officer with the University of Galway SU, Darragh Nolan a master's student in journalism, and Gemma Ni Fhearraigh 2nd year commerce and Irish student and member of the Cuman Gaeltacht Society.

Duration:00:13:19

Putin’s illegal annexation of 15 percent of Ukraine

9/30/2022
We get the latest on Putin’s illegal annexation of 15 percent of Ukraine with Nataliya Gumenyuk, Journalist based in Ukraine and founder of Public Interest Journalism Lab, and also Prof Raymond Murphy, Professor at the Irish Centre for Human Rights and former Captain with the Irish Defence Forces.

Duration:00:14:18

Report on college social life in Galway

9/30/2022
Newstalk Reporter Sarah Madden reports on student life in the city of the tribes

Duration:00:11:40

The rebranding of University of Galway

9/30/2022
Officially renamed as the University Of Galway- Professor Ciaran o Hogartaigh, University President joined Pat to discuss the rebrand alongside other key concerns regarding student life.

Duration:00:11:42

Minister Darragh O'Brien on student accommodation shortage

9/30/2022
We were live from the University of Galway this morning. As many students here in Galway face the accommodation shortage problem, Pat spoke to the Minister for Housing, Local Government, and Heritage. TD - Dublin Fingal Daragh O'Brien.

Duration:00:14:20

David Dimbleby on this new book 'Keep Talking'

9/29/2022
Media, Monarchy and the state of Britain. We talk to David Dimbleby about his new book ‘Keep Talking’.

Duration:00:22:31

A new book of poetry by Aoibhín Garrihy

9/29/2022
Entrepreneur, actress and influencer Aoibhín Garrihy joined Pat on the show to chat about her new book of poetry 'Every Day Is A Fresh Beginning'.

Duration:00:11:51

Should we have an Áras an Taoisigh?

9/29/2022
Newstalk's own Simon Tierney has carried out research that shows that 21 out of the 27 EU countries have an official Prime Minister's residence. So we ask the question should we have an Áras an Taoisigh? Simon discussed all with Pat this morning on the show.

Duration:00:15:40