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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

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

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