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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

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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'.

Twitter:

@PatKennyNT

Language:

English

Contact:

1890453106


Episodes

Our Friday Forum debate the big stories of the week

12/2/2022
Joining Pat on this week's Friday Forum was Mick Clifford, Special correspondent with the Irish Examiner, Neasa Hourigan, Green TD for Dublin Central and Party’s Spokesperson on Finance and Health, and Lynn Boylan, Sinn Fein Senator.

Duration:00:17:51

Tech Giant Intel offers voluntary unpaid time off

12/2/2022
Tech Giant Intel has offered voluntary unpaid time off to a large portion of its Irish workforce. Mary Connaughton, Director of CIPD, Catherine Murphy, Co-Leader of The Social Democrats and TD for North Kildare, and Jess Kelly, Newstalk’s Tech Correspondent joined Pat to discuss.

Duration:00:15:31

Friday food with Gareth Mullins

12/2/2022
Gareth Mullins, Executive Chef at the Marker Hotel has some festive finger food recipes for us to try out.

Duration:00:06:14

The latest on the deaths of two men in Monaghan

12/2/2022
Conor Lally, Security, and Crime Editor with The Irish Times brought us the latest on the deaths of two men in Monaghan whose bodies were discovered at different locations yesterday morning

Duration:00:07:59

Why is France undergoing an epidemic of laziness?

12/2/2022
Lara Marlowe, Irish Times correspondent in France joined Pat to discuss why is France undergoing an epidemic of laziness.

Duration:00:10:39

Ireland is ageing faster than anywhere else in Europe

12/2/2022
Ireland is ageing faster than anywhere else in Europe but what does that mean for the future? Nat O’Connor, Senior Public Affairs and Policy Specialist at Age Action Ireland and Edgar Morgenroth, Professor of Economics at DCU Business School joined Pat to discuss.

Duration:00:14:06

Frank Greaney on the latest from the Gerry Hutch trial

12/2/2022
Gerry Hutch to find out if the secretly recorded conversation can be allowed into evidence, our courts correspondent Frank Greaney brings us the details.

Duration:00:10:31

All the drama from the World Cup

12/2/2022
The Germans are out and Japan march on. We’ll hear all the drama from the world cup and look ahead to the round of 16 with Off The Ball’s Kathleen McNamee.

Duration:00:06:13

Have we a growing queue for drugs to become available to patients?

12/2/2022
We have hundreds of thousands on hospital waiting lists – do we have a growing queue for medicine too? Dermot Twomey, Irish Pharmacy Union President spoke to Pat this morning.

Duration:00:12:33

How realistic are the governments housing targets?

12/2/2022
Radical, but how realistic are the government's housing targets? Mel Reynolds, Architect, Project Manager, Conservation Architect, and Certified Passive House Designer joined Pat on the show to discuss.

Duration:00:13:56

New law to ensure staff get paid tips comes into effect from today

12/1/2022
New law to ensure staff gets paid tips comes into effect from today. For more on this Pat spoke to Julie Galbraith Partner in Employment Law at global law firm Eversheds Sutherland.

Duration:00:10:38

Ecocem, ‘Cement: Raising Ambitions, Reducing Emissions’,

12/1/2022
We hear about a breakthrough that could see the cement industry slash its CO2 emissions with Donal O’Riain Founder and Managing Director of Ecocem.

Duration:00:09:04

Dogs prefer Electric cars to diesel vehicles

12/1/2022
Dogs prefer Electric cars to diesel vehicles with smoother rides reducing their heart rate by up to 30% a new study has shown. To chat about the results was Pete Wedderburn aka Pete The Vet.

Duration:00:06:40

Will a new anti-bullying action plan have the desired effect?

12/1/2022
A new anti-bullying strategy to be followed by all schools will include a focus on tackling harassment on gender identity grounds for the first time. But will it have the desired effect? To discuss Pat spoke to Darran Heaney, Director of Engagement at DCU Anti-Bullying Centre, Jennifer Horgan Teacher and Journalist and Steve Cummins Comedian and father of two boys also Co-founder of Zoomparty.

Duration:00:18:18

Noise pollution from new flights paths out of Dublin airport

12/1/2022
Recently the Pat Kenny Show was contacted by Georgina who lives 7 kilometres from the new Dublin Airport North Runway. On the 25th of August her peaceful life was shaken by very loud, low flying large aircraft, taking off from early morning until lunchtime. Georgina and her family say they had no warning and were promised they were not on a flight path by the DAA. Henry McKean visited the small hamlet called The Rath Lane and met upset residents and sent us this report.

Duration:00:10:57

Low-income households come under further strain to have a normal festive season

12/1/2022
It’ll be pricey this Christmas as low-income households come under further strain to have a normal festive season. This will push many families towards debt and money lenders. For more on this, Pat spoke to Tricia Keithly, Head of Social Justice and Policy at Saint Vincent De Paul, and also Michelle O’Hara, MABS National Spokesperson.

Duration:00:10:57

Renowned comedy sketch group Foil Arms and Hog

11/30/2022
With over 1 billion views online, Foil Arms and Hog are one of the internet’s most renowned comedy sketch groups, they joined us in the studio ahead of their upcoming Vicar Street gigs.

Duration:00:09:29

Brain health with Professor Brian Lawlor

11/30/2022
Brian Lawlor Professor of old age psychiatry and Site Director at the Global Brain Health Institute at Trinity College Dublin joined Pat on the show today to discuss how to keep those with brain health conditions home for longer through the use of technology.

Duration:00:08:18

Green Scene: Honeybee lifespan and rowdy Octopuses

11/30/2022
Honeybee lifespan and rowdy Octopuses are up for discussion on the Green Scene with Dr. Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland.

Duration:00:07:05

Minister for housing Darragh O’Brien on the slowdown of new builds

11/30/2022
The slowdown in new builds, Raise the Roof campaign, landlords leaving rental sector, defective homes, and student accommodation all to discuss with Darragh O’Brien, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

Duration:00:24:35