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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

Will building smaller homes help with meeting our climate targets?

11/28/2022
Home sizes need to be cut by 28 percent and the building of detached houses must be discouraged. That’s according to the Irish Green Building Council. Would building smaller homes help with meeting our climate targets? We discuss with Mel Reynolds Project Manager, Conservation Architect, and Certified Passive House Designer and also Andrew Rafter Director of Flynn Real Estate Agents .

Duration:00:15:03

How damaging is noise pollution?

11/28/2022
How damaging is noise pollution to a person’s well-being, not to mention the value of their home? We discuss this with Michael O’Rourke, from St Margaret’s and The Ward Residents Association and also with Iseult White, Psychotherapist.

Duration:00:13:58

The latest on the energy crisis unfolding in Ukraine

11/28/2022
We get the latest on the energy crisis unfolding in Ukraine with freezing Winter temperatures with Inna Sovsun Member of Ukraine Parliament.

Duration:00:08:05

Should we arm the guards?

11/28/2022
Tainiste Leo Varadkar would have no problem with rank-and-file Gardai being armed. We ask if should we arm the guards. To discuss with Pat was Brendan O'Connor President of the GRA, and also Michael Healy Rae Independent Kerry TD.

Duration:00:17:59

Messi dazzles and Morocco shines in the world cup

11/28/2022
Messi dazzles and morocco shine in the world cup, we have all the sports news with Off The Ball’s Kathleen McNamee.

Duration:00:06:01

Nurofen plus to become prescription only

11/28/2022
It has been confirmed that Nurofen plus is to become prescription only and for reaction to this Pat spoke to Professor Colin O’Gara Head of Addiction Services and St John Of Gods .

Duration:00:10:59

Is the universal levy the answer to the TV licence?

11/28/2022
Should the TV licence be scrapped in favour of a Universal levy? We discuss with Richard Bruton Chairperson of the Fine Gael parliamentary party and former Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment.

Duration:00:13:09

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

11/25/2022
We take a look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat today was Louise O’Reilly, Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Fingal, Jim O’Callaghan. Fianna Fail TD for Dublin Bay South and Hugh O’Connell, Deputy Political Editor with Independent Newspapers.

Duration:00:17:57

Food with Gareth: A heart warming curry dish

11/25/2022
Butternut squash and cauliflower curry with Chickpeas and basmati rice is today's recipe from Gareth perfect for a cold winter's day or night.

Duration:00:04:05

Has America passed ‘peak Trump’?

11/25/2022
Has America passed peak Donald Trump? We discuss this and more with Professor David Dunn Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham.

Duration:00:07:32

Charlie Bird 'Time and Tide'

11/25/2022
Charlie Bird details his fascinating career as a journalist in a new book 'Time and Tide' Charlie Bird and Claire Bird and of course, Tiger joined Pat on the show.

Duration:00:16:05

Should religious symbols be part of multi-denominational schools?

11/25/2022
Should religious symbols be part of multi-denominational schools? and should they be reflective of the ‘’school community’’?

Duration:00:13:36

All aboard the Tom Crean research vessel

11/25/2022
Ireland has a brand new €25 million research vessel called after the Antarctic explorer, Tom Crean. The boat will undertake critical research work, including mapping our seabed and surveys on our fish stocks, with 300 days at sea and building up to over 3,000 scientist days per year. The Tom Crean at 53 metres long is a game changer for the Marine Institute and the country. Aodhan Fitzgerald from the Marine Institute and Henry McKean went on board at Galway Docks and sent us this report.

Duration:00:11:02

Your airport queuing woes could be no more

11/25/2022
Your airport queuing woes could be no more. We get the latest with Eoghan Corry, Travel Editor of Air and Travel magazine.

Duration:00:12:09

Boxed With John Fardy features 'Pam and Tommy'

11/24/2022
We take a look at the Scandalous ‘’Pam and Tommy’’ in this week’s episode of Boxed with John Fardy.

Duration:00:08:12

Charlie McGettigan 'Forever a Rock N Roll Kid'

11/24/2022
Singer and songwriter Charlie McGettigan joined Pat on the show this morning to chat about his new book 'Forever a Rock N Roll Kid'.

Duration:00:14:54

Young mother of a child with serious special needs left with no home care

11/24/2022
The young mother of a child with serious special needs has been left without any home care help from the HSE. Law student Georgia Grogan spoke to Pat about her situation and needs for her and her child.

Duration:00:18:11

Nimbyism needs to be cut back

11/24/2022
Nimbyism needs to be cut back according to the Taoiseach. For more on this Pat spoke to Conor Skehan, planning lecturer and Sunday Independent columnist and Paul McAuliffe, Fianna Fáil TD for Dublin North-West and party spokesperson on Local Government.

Duration:00:16:48

Should Dublin go car free on Sundays?

11/24/2022
Should Dublin go car-free on Sundays? Brian Caulfield Associate Professor from The School of Engineering in Trinity College Dublin joined us on the show to discuss a car-free Dublin.

Duration:00:06:36

November is lung cancer awareness month

11/24/2022
November is lung cancer awareness month. We will discuss the importance of early detection of lung cancer with Dr. Jarushka Naidoo Consultant medical oncologist at Beaumont Hospital Dublin and a Professor in RCSI and also Deirdre Staunton- Lung Cancer Patient.

Duration:00:10:28