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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

renowned comedy sketch groups 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

Burglaries up 33% compared to 2021 - Phonewatch

11/30/2022
New figures released by Phonewatch show burglaries are up 33% compared to last year. The statistics from the past 10 years found that one in every 10 homes has had some type of burglary. Newstalk reporter Josh Crosbie has been looking into these figures and we hear the latest advice from the Gardaí.

Duration:00:13:04

Shops and cafes could be forced by law to accept cash payment

11/30/2022
Shops and cafes could be forced by law to accept cash payments to shore up new rules for banks. To discuss this further Pat spoke to Claire Nash Owner of Nash 19 Restaurant and member of the Cork Business Association.

Duration:00:09:10

Acute shortages in taxis are being forecasted for this Christmas

11/30/2022
Acute shortages in taxis are being forecasted for this Christmas, We discuss with the Uber Ireland Chief Kieran Harte.

Duration:00:10:25

Jess Kelly on the brewing battle between Musk and Apple

11/29/2022
Jess Kelly, Newstalk tech correspondent discusses the brewing battle between Musk and Apple and answers your tech questions.

Duration:00:11:11

Stephen’s Green live crib

11/29/2022
Mairead Cleary reports on the launch of the Stephen’s Green Live Crib as it returns to a new location.

Duration:00:04:34

North Circular documentary

11/29/2022
Pat was joined by Writer and Director Luke McManus on his new documentary about Dublin’s North Circular Road.

Duration:00:12:17

RSV cases on the rise

11/29/2022
HSE calls for masks to be worn around babies as winter virus RSV cases increase. We discussed with Dr. Ciara Martin is the National Clinical Advisor and Group lead for Children and Young People with the HSE.

Duration:00:08:13

How to register your drone to avoid breaking the law

11/29/2022
Getting a drone this Christmas? Find out how to register your new toy and avoid breaking the law with Enda Walsh, IAA Drones Champion.

Duration:00:10:11

Could we soon see a return of the banker's bonus?

11/29/2022
The Minister for Finance is expected to ask the Cabinet to approve a plan that would see restrictions on salary and variable pay for bankers working at lenders which were bailed out by the State eased. Could we soon see a return of the banker bonus? Pearse Doherty, Sinn Fein TD for Donegal and the party’s Finance Spokesperson, and Professor Stephen Kinsella, Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Limerick and Chief Economics writer at The Currency discussed with Pat.

Duration:00:19:06

Limerick GAA player with eating disorder

11/29/2022
Limerick All Ireland Champion hurler Barry Hennessey joined us to discuss his battle with bulimia.

Duration:00:09:22

We find out what is being done to help defective home owners

11/29/2022
Thousands of residents across the country are still living in substandard accommodation due to badly built homes during the Celtic Tiger. We find out what is being done to help. Philip Kennedy, affected by a defective home and Pat Montague, Construction Defects Alliance Spokesperson joined Pat on the show.

Duration:00:22:28

Abuse support service: One in four inundated with calls from men

11/29/2022
As One in four launches its annual report, we hear why abuse support systems one in four are inundated with calls from men disclosing incidents, often for the first time. Maeve Lewis, CEO of One in Four joined Pat to discuss their annual report.

Duration:00:08:38

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