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Highlights from The Pat Kenny Show

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.

 

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Sister Of George Nkencho

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  • 7 months ago
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On December 30th of last year Gardai shot dead 27-year-old George Nkencho, outside his family home in Dublin.  George had allegedly assaulted a shop worker in a nearby supermarket before Gardai followed him home. He was armed with a knife throughout the incident and had threatened Gardai.  Gardai would later say they had used non-lethal methods over a period of time in an attempt to subdue George. When these tactics didn’t work, amid fears the situation was escalating, Gardai fired, killing him.  A GSOC investigation began in the aftermath, as is standard in such incidents. However, the family of George Nkencho has expressed concern about the investigation – one of the main reasons being that it took 28 days for GSOC to interview members of the family, who had been some of the closest witnesses to the shooting.    In the aftermath of the shooting race became a major factor in the discussion around the incident. The Irish Independent reported that an Garda Síochána sources were "very concerned" by "lies" being circulated widely online about George, by "fascists and racists". Since the incident the family have received racist hate mail at their home.  Pat spoke with George’s younger sister, Gloria, who was in the house that day, and who tried to intervene in the situation outside the home.   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'.

Austin Duffy, Oncologist And Author On His New Book "Ten Days"

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  • 7 months ago
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Austin Duffy, Oncologist and Author joined Pat this morning to chat his new novel “Ten Days”. 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'.

Bank Of Ireland To Close 103 Branches

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  • 7 months ago
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Bank of Ireland said it has taken a decision to close 103 branches in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, as the acceleration in digital banking has now reached a "tipping point"  For more on this Pat was joined on the show by Ged Nash, Labour TD and John O’Connell, General Secretary of the Financial Services Union.  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'.

Parents Of Children With Special Education Needs Feel Kids Are Being Left Behind

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  • 7 months ago
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While some students have returned to school this morning, parents of children with special education needs feel they’re kids are being left behind. Pat spoke to Carol Lennon, mother of 4 kids with special needs and  Lorraine Dempsey Interim CEO Inclusion Ireland. 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'.

Ask The Expert: Fertility

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Dr John Waterstone, Medical Director, Waterstone Clinic was our expert this morning and he joined Pat to answer listeners fertility questions. 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'.

Prof Luke O'Neill Discusses Vaccine Supply

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  • 7 months ago
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Luke O’Neill joined Pat on the show this morning to discuss  vaccine supply, hotel quarantine instructions and more updates from the world of science and covid.   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'.

Minister For Housing Darragh O'Brien On The Affordable House Bill Criticism

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  • 7 months ago
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Minister for Housing Darragh O'Brien joined Pat this morning to talk about the Affordable Housing Bill that has received a lot of criticism since it's been published. 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'.

Music With Stuart Clark: A New Bruce And Barack Podcast

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  • 7 months ago
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Stuart Clark Deputy Editor Of Hot Press joined Pat for news of a new podcast with Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama and he gives us a taster of new music released this week.   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'.

Fall: The Mystery Of Robert Maxwell

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  • 7 months ago
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Author John Preston’s has written very entertaining account of the extraordinary life and death of Robert Maxwell, the definition of corporate villainy. He joined Pat on the show to chat about his book 'Fall: The Mystery Of Robert Maxwell'. 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'.

Buying Or Selling House In This Current Market

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  • 7 months ago
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Buying and selling property in the current climate is not straightforward, real estate agent Owen Reilly joined Pat to discuss the current housing market. 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'.

Great Words & Speeches: Commencement Speech By Tim Minchin

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  • 7 months ago
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As part of our 'Great Words And Speeches' series we revisit a witty and wise University  commencement speech by comedian, musician Tim Minchin. 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'.

Dr Rhona Mahony On A New Health Care Startup For The Elderly And Isolated

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  • 7 months ago
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Dr Rhona Mahony has joined the board of  Halo Care the Irish start-up that provides technological solutions that allow elderly people to live independently in their own home and she joined Pat on the show to tell him more details of this support. 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'.

Behind The Movie Scenes Of 'Bridget Jones Diary'

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  • 7 months ago
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Bill Hughes brings us behind the movie scenes of 'Bridget Jones Diary' today with Pat. 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'.

Does The Government’s ‘Path Ahead’ Plan Give The Country Hope For Better Days?

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  • 7 months ago
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Does the Government’s ‘Path Ahead’ plan give the country hope for better days? To discuss this and more Pat spoke to Minister For Agriculture, Food and Marine Charlie McConalogue. 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'.

An Update On How Are Other European Countries At Dealing With Covid-19

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  • 7 months ago
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We hear how other European countries are coping with Covid-19 with  Thomas Sparrow, Deutsche Welle Political and Security Correspondent ,Hugh Schofield BBC Paris Correspondent and Graham Keeley, Spain Correspondent for The Independent. 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'.

Patrick Barry Ireland's Youngest Heart Transplant Patient

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  • 7 months ago
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In 1993, at just 11 years old, Patrick Barry became the youngest person in Ireland to get a heart transplant. Patrick spoke to Pat this morning to chat about why he is raising money for the Mater Hospital for their '100 Miles In A month' challenge. 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'.

Dublin beauty salon opens despite the country being in level 5 lockdown

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  • 7 months ago
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A Dublin beauty salon reopened its doors this morning in spite of Level Five coronavirus restrictions. C and N Beauty Rooms in Balbriggan was completely booked out after announcing its plans online.Owner Christine McTiernan told Newstalk’s Kacey O’Riordan this morning that she simply can’t survive much longer without earning a living. “I am taking a stand on my behalf,” she said. “This is for me. I have to do what I have to do to pay my bills and that is what is important to me.

Paul Harrington Sings One Of The Greatest Love Songs

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  • 7 months ago
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Paul Harrington takes at the lyrics behind one of the greatest love songs ever in today's 'The Lyrics The Thing'   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'.

We Hear All About The New Clubhouse App

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  • 7 months ago
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Jess Kelly joined Pat on the show this morning to answer listeners tech questions and also gave details about the new Clubhouse app.   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'.

Paul Harrington Sings One Of The Greatest Love Song

Highlights from The Pat Kenny Show

  • 170 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 10:32

Paul Harrington takes a look behind the lyrics behind one of the greatest love songs ever in today's 'The Lyrics The Thing'   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'.