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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'.

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

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

2/23/2024
We look back on the big news stories of the week in our Friday Forum. Joining Pat this morning was Gary Gannon Social Democrats TD for Dublin Central, Fianna Fail Minister of State for Mental Health & Older People Mary Butler and Philip Ryan Political Editor, Irish Independent.

Duration:00:26:36

GAA football and hurling at future Olympic Games?

2/23/2024
Could we see GAA football and hurling at future Olympic Games? We discuss with Alanna Cunnane, Sports Journalist at Hersports.ie.

Duration:00:07:35

Friday with Gareth Mullins

2/23/2024
Gareth Mullins Executive Chef of The Anantara Marker Hotel will be here to talk us through 2 pasta classics - Spaghetti puttanesca and Cacio E Pepe.

Duration:00:05:33

How to prevent children from being recruited by drug gangs?

2/23/2024
Are early interventions the key to saving children from being recruited by drug gangs? We speak to experts in the area. Joining Pat this morning was Nicola Tallant Investigations Editor for The Sunday World, Trina O’Connor Criminologist, John Lonergan Former Governor of Mountjoy Prison.

Duration:00:26:14

Rob Kearney will preview the Wales v Ireland

2/23/2024
Rob Kearney will be here to preview the Ireland v Wales Six Nations game and Kathleen McNamee will have the rest of the weekend sport

Duration:00:11:10

Two years on from Russian’s invasion of Ukraine

2/23/2024
Tomorrow will be the 2nd anniversary of Russian’s invasion of Ukraine. We speak to James Elder, UNICEF spokesperson.

Duration:00:12:21

Siún Ní Raghallaigh resigns as Chairperson of RTÉ Board

2/23/2024
Siún Ní Raghallaigh said her position was "no longer tenable" because it was "abundantly clear" she had lost confidence of Minister for Media Catherine Martin. For more reaction to this latest development Pat was joined on the show by David Davin Power Broadcaster, Commentator and Former Political Correspondent for RTE and also Terry Prone Chairperson, The Communications Clinic.

Duration:00:17:05

A look at the latest saga involving the FAI

2/22/2024
Shane Hannon will take a look at the latest saga involving the FAI and the recruitment of the Manager of the men’s team.

Duration:00:05:54

International graduates are kickstarting their careers in Ireland,

2/22/2024
More and more young people are finishing up their studies, packing their bags and coming over to Ireland to kickstart their careers. Newstalk’s Jessica Woodlock has been looking into it for us.

Duration:00:09:05

How disinformation is affecting the public's perception

2/22/2024
We hear how disinformation and how mal information is affecting the public's perception on health and politics with Dr David Robert Grimes, Scientist and Author.

Duration:00:07:13

Return of ‘Big Money Divorces’

2/22/2024
New figures show a 71% increase in High Court divorce battles. We discuss this with Keith Walsh Family Law Solicitor.

Duration:00:13:39

Environmentally friendly childcare items

2/22/2024
Jo Linehan Editor of the Climate Supplement at the Sunday Times Ireland gives parents tips and tricks on choosing environmentally friendly childcare items.

Duration:00:07:31

The effects on children after watching porn

2/22/2024
The average child is seeing porn at age 9 – what is the impact of this on young people and how do we talk to our children about it. To discuss further Pat spoke to Dr Anne Kehoe, Past President of the Psychology Society of Ireland and Senior Clinical Psychologist.

Duration:00:12:47

RTÉ Oireachtas Committee says there is an overlap of witnesses with the Public Accounts Committee

2/22/2024
RTÉ Oireachtas Committee says an overlap of witnesses with the Public Accounts Committee is resulting in “negative public commentary”. We speak to Niamh Smyth, FF TD for Cavan Monaghan and Chairwoman of the Oireachtas Media Committee and also Jack Horgan-Jones, Political Correspondent with the Irish Times.

Duration:00:18:59

Pat reports from Dublin 8 on the lack of green spaces for children and families

2/22/2024
We are returning to a topic we have been covering on the show for a number of months that is the lack of green spaces in Dublin 8. Sporting Liberties represents several local sports clubs involved in GAA, rugby, soccer and boxing in the Dublin 8 area, where 8,500 children are without a sanctioned green area to play sports. They have been lobbying Dublin City Council to engage with them on meaningful action on a green space for children to play on for the past decade. Pat took a trip to Dublin 8 to visit the local schools and have a look at the facilities that are available.

Duration:00:36:08

Gardening: Preparing for spring gardening season

2/21/2024
It is the ideal time to prepare for the busy spring gardening season. Paraic Horkan, Horticulturist & Keen Gardener, Graduate of the National Botanic Gardens brings us all the gardening tips and advice.

Duration:00:09:29

Author Cathy Kelly writes her 23rd novel

2/21/2024
Author Cathy Kelly joined Pat in studio to talk about her new book 'Sisterhood' and her recent battle with breast cancer.

Duration:00:12:10

The impact disturbing online activity is having on young people

2/21/2024
It's no surprise to learn that if a child has access to the internet they can potentially view anything. From gambling to graphic explicit content there are no boundaries. Our reporter, Josh Crosbie has been investigating this with the ISPCC

Duration:00:13:43

Inside Hollywood: The career of Samantha Morton

2/21/2024
We take a look at the vast and varied career of Samantha Morton in this weeks 'Inside Hollywood' with Jen Gannon, Pop culture Journalist.

Duration:00:09:53

Vincent Hyland, Author and Conservationist

2/21/2024
Vincent Hyland, Author and Conservationist tells us what it takes to be a contender for Outsider Magazine’s Eco Person of the Year.

Duration:00:11:01