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'.

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

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

2/3/2023
We take a look back on the news stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat in the studio today was Peadar Tobin Leader of Aontu, SF Louise O’ Reilly Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Fingal, and Jennifer Carroll MacNeill Minister of State for Financial Services, Credit Unions & Insurance. Fine Gael TD Dún Laoghaire. Spokesperson on Equality.

Duration:00:22:39

A week of tumult in France

2/3/2023
We discuss a week of tumult in France, from de Gaulle's grandson being pro-Russian to ongoing protests on pension reform with Lara Marlowe France Correspondent for the Irish Times.

Duration:00:10:54

Food with Gareth: The perfect Bank Holiday brunch dish

2/3/2023
Gareth Mullins brings us a delicious brunch dish for the bank holiday weekend. Turkish eggs with sourdough toast!!

Duration:00:05:04

Tech in the new Children’s Hospital

2/3/2023
Exciting tech including robots delivering supplies Jess Kelly brings us a report on the new Children’s Hospital and just some of the technology that will be used.

Duration:00:09:21

A look ahead to a busy weekend of sport

2/3/2023
A welcome return of the 6 nations with Ireland facing Wales in the opening fixture on Saturday. All this and more with Kathleen McNamee from Off The Ball.

Duration:00:06:58

Should hare coursing be outlawed or is it far safer than its detractors say?

2/3/2023
A government minister has publicly pledged his support for coursing as the Irish Council Against Blood Sports ratchets up a campaign to outlaw the sport. We ask should hare coursing be outlawed or if is it far safer than its detractors say. To debate Pat spoke to Niall Collins, Minister of State for Further and Higher Education and also Aideen Yourell, spokesperson with the Irish Council Against Blood.

Duration:00:15:22

The culture of settling injury claims outside court

2/3/2023
Owner of Supermacs Pat McDonagh joined Pat on the show this morning to discuss what he calls the culture of settling injury claims outside court.

Duration:00:06:46

Could young people on the live register fill gaps as the labour shortage bites?

2/3/2023
Could young people on the live register fill gaps as the labour shortage bites? To discuss Pat spoke to Michael O’Loughlin, Head of Advocacy and Communications at Youth Work Ireland and also John Barry, managing director of management support services and a member of ISME.

Duration:00:10:19

And how intimidating are these protests for asylum seekers?

2/3/2023
Around 300 people turned out for an anti-immigration protest in Co-Westmeath last night. The Department of Integration is currently working in co-operation with the Defence Forces on a plan to use Columb Barracks in Mullingar as temporary refugee accommodation. 120 male asylum seekers will be living in five tents and are expected to move in at the end of the month. Locals say there has been no consultation Some politicians have called for an end to these protests, but should people have the...

Duration:00:16:57

Brigid - Woman, Goddess, Saint

2/2/2023
La Feile Bride, daoibh! Yes, next Monday, February 6th will mark the inaugural Brigid's day public holiday in Ireland. Newstalk Reporter Sarah Madden explore the twisting tales of our Matron Saint, her pagan past and her increasing relevance in the Modern World.

Duration:00:08:36

After some 50 years, Clannad are saying farewell

2/2/2023
One of Ireland’s favourite bands Clannad are gearing up for their farewell final Irish show in Dublin’s 3Arena, on 18th February. Delighted to be joined on the show by Pól and Moya Brennan.

Duration:00:10:48

Do we have an accessibility problem in Ireland?

2/2/2023
Do we have an accessibility problem in Ireland? To discuss Pat was joined on the show by Bray Cllr Erika Doyle and wheelchair advocacy leader Joan Carthy to discuss the issue.

Duration:00:10:20

Oireachtas Committee on dangerous dog breeds

2/2/2023
We hear from the Oireachtas committee on dangerous dog breeds following a number of dog attacks in the country. Speaking to Pat was Lynn Boylan Sinn Féin Senator.

Duration:00:07:22

We discuss the report findings that employees without children expected to work longer hours

2/2/2023
Employees who don't have children feel they are discriminated against in the workplace compared to parents. That's according to Matrix Recruitment's latest Workplace Equality Survey. Speaking to Pat on these findings was Founder of Clearview Coaching Group and author of the Career Nook Janes Downes spoke to Pat this morning.

Duration:00:09:45

"Deadly Conversations" workshops with the Irish Hospice Foundation and Axis Ballymun

2/2/2023
We hear about a bold new initiative to help people open up and talk about the loss in their lives. "Deadly Conversations" are workshops with the Irish Hospice Foundation and Axis Ballymun. Speaking to Pat this morning about these was Dominic Campbell, Arts and Creative Engagement Officer at Irish Hospice Foundation and also Lewis Magee, Actor & Facilitator at the ‘Deadly Conversations’.

Duration:00:06:23

The ongoing issue of passport delays

2/2/2023
With Passport applications trebling in a month, will delays lead to people missing out on foreign travel? To discuss this further Pat spoke to Eoghan Corry Travel and Aviation Journalist.

Duration:00:06:30

Would a move towards proper decriminalisation of drugs here be wholly positive?

2/2/2023
Tánaiste Micheál Martin has signalled support for a decriminalisation of drugs, saying he backs calls from his own TDs for a health-led approach. Would a move towards proper decriminalisation of drugs here be wholly positive? To discuss Pat was joined on the show by Marie Byrne, Prevention and Addiction Counsellor and former Founder of the Aisling Group, and also Dr. Austin O’Carroll, GP working in homelessness and addiction for the last 25 years.

Duration:00:13:58

How to deal with school avoidance

2/2/2023
On any given day in Ireland approximately 60,000 children do not show up for school, in some cases, there are perfectly good reasons but for some children, it’s school avoidance. We hear how to deal with that with Mark Smyth, Clinical Psychologist.

Duration:00:12:46

Golfers beset with fumes and overhead noise

2/2/2023
We hear from the golfers beset with fumes and overhead noise from Dublin airport’s new runway. Speaking to Pat this morning was Martin Kelly Honorary Secretary at Forrest Little Golf Club, Swords.

Duration:00:11:01

Almost 40% of asylum seekers arriving here have “false or no documentation

2/2/2023
Almost 40% of asylum seekers who arrived in Ireland in 2022 had “false or no documentation” Barry Whyte investigates why.

Duration:00:16:53