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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

Gardening: Keeping your lawn green and healthy

10/5/2022
Paraic Horkan on keeping your lawn green and healthy and he answered our listener's gardening questions. All with thanks to Husqvarna.

The ongoing accommodation challenges facing students

10/5/2022
We discussed the ongoing accommodation challenges facing students with Mairead Maguire gigital news journalist and a final year history and political science student at Trinity College Dublin.

Most Haunted presenter Yvette Fielding on her new book

10/5/2022
Ghosthunter and most haunted presenter Yvette Fielding joins Pat in studio to chat about her latest young adult book 'The Ripper Of Whitechapel.

Concussion in sport

10/5/2022
We speak to an internationally renowned expert in sports-related concussions about his take on different treatment approaches. Dr Michael Collins Director of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Programme spoke to Pat this morning on the show.

Behind the scenes: Guess Who Is Coming To Dinner

10/5/2022
Bill Hughes goes behind the scenes at the 1967 classic ‘Guess who is coming to dinner, starring Sidney Poitier and Katherine Hepburn.

Sinn Fein's report card with Sean Defoe

10/5/2022
Our Political Correspondent Sean Defoe gives us his take on Sinn Fein’s popularity and performance.

Could we be faced with a ‘’technical recession’’?

10/5/2022
With the economy contracting could we be faced with a ‘’technical recession’’? To discuss Pat was joined on the show by Neil McDonnell CEO ISME, Kelly Lou Ging owner of Kelly Lou Cakes and Sean Boyle Managing Director, Unique Hampers & Gifts Ltd.

Green Scene: How many ants are on Earth?

10/5/2022
How many ants are on Earth? and what are forever chemicals? Ruth Freeman Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland has the answers in The Green Scene.

Why car theft is up this year

10/5/2022
We discuss why car theft is up this year and bad news on the way for company car owners in this week’s commuter slot with Transport Consultant Conor Faughnan.

Where are we with the winter vaccination rollout?

10/5/2022
As an uncertain winter approaches, just where are we with our vaccination rollout for both covid and influenza? To discuss Pat was joined on the show by Eileen Whelan HSE National Lead for Test & Trace and Vaccination Programme.

Tech With Jess: A review of the Bosch vacuum cleaner

10/4/2022
Jess Kelly, Newstalk tech correspondent took on reviewing the Bosch Unlimited 7 vacuum cleaner. Review notes... • A cordless vacuum cleaner from Bosch. There are different models within the range: The premium Unlimited 7 ProHome comes with 2 battery packs, effectively giving users a runtime of up to 80 minutes. The Unlimited 7 ProAnimal is ideal for removing pet hair more efficiently • There’s 0.9L storage for the dust and dirt, which is easy to empty and there’s a 3.0Ah battery that is...

Duration:00:10:11

Alice Ryan author of 'There's Been A Little Incident'

10/4/2022
From studying economics in college to writing her debut novel, author Alice Ryan joined Pat in studio to chat about her new book 'There's Been A Little Incident'.

Duration:00:11:35

Actor and writer Steve Coogan on his new movie 'The Lost King'

10/4/2022
Actor and writer Steve Coogan and Phillipa Langley join me about their new movie called The Lost King. The movie details Phillipa's research and searches for the bones of King Richard III.

Duration:00:18:22

How many extracurricular activities should your child do?

10/4/2022
How many extracurricular activities should your child do? It can help kids gain confidence and build up social skills, but can it burn them out? And turn parents into a taxi service? Henry McKean asks how many extracurricular activities is the right amount? He visited an after-school club and met parents, principals and kids. Also joining Pat was Dr Malie Coyne Clinical Psychologist and Author.

Duration:00:16:25

Ukraine take back the key city of Lyman

10/4/2022
Ukraine take back the key city of Lyman and the annexation was ratified by Moscow. For more on this Pat was joined on the show by Nataliya Gumenyuk Journalist specialized in international security and conflict reporting, and human rights. Founder of Public Interest Journalism Lab and also Jason Corcoran Journalist and a Russia Analyst Specialist on Russia.

Duration:00:10:06

Are ASBOs the answer to our anti-social behaviour

10/4/2022
The Justice Minister has asked Garda Commissioner Drew Harris to examine ASBOs to deal with antisocial behaviour – but are they the answer? We discuss with Liam Herrick, Executive Director of Irish Council of Civil Liberties, Neale Richmond, FG TD for Dublin Rathdown and spokesperson on European Affairs and also John Cuffe, Criminologist, Former Prison Officer.

Duration:00:15:34

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’re talking to 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