English, Current Affairs, 1 seasons, 3394 episodes, 6 days 22 hours 41 minutes
The Pat Kenny Show Highlights
English, Current Affairs, 1 seasons, 3394 episodes, 6 days 22 hours 41 minutes
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.
Gifting for the Gardener in Your Life
What makes the perfect gift for the Gardener in your Life So what are the top Gardening gifts this Year? Paraic Horkan brings us loads of suggestions.
06/12/2023 • 12 minutes 32 seconds
Advice to not ignore health issues and get checked
Pat was joined on the show by Shauna Stubbs who advises listeners not to ignore health issues after she had to postpone her wedding when her 31-year-old fiance got diagnosed with cancer having just presented with back pain. Shauna told Pat about Darren's diagnosis and his health journey so far.
06/12/2023 • 10 minutes 36 seconds
Corny: The last Irishman in the NFL
The Last Irishman in the NFL: A Celebratory Podcast of Resilience, Triumph, and the Return of the Irish to the NFL. Pat spoke to the podcast Producer Lochlainn Harte.
06/12/2023 • 13 minutes 50 seconds
Inside Hollywood: Classic movies to watch this Christmas
This week on Inside Hollywood, Lisa Cannon takes a look at the 1971 all-time favourite Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
06/12/2023 • 8 minutes 47 seconds
One year since the launch of Chat GPT
It is one year since the launch of Chat GPT. We reflect on the huge developments of the software and we’ll have predictions for what AI could look like in 2024 with Aidan Connolly CEO of Idiro Analytics.
06/12/2023 • 8 minutes 53 seconds
Green Scene: Speedy shrimp
Speedy shrimp and how birds need to be good singers, but can’t be one-hit wonders! All up to discuss in this week's 'Green Scene' with Dr Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland.All with thanks to AIB.
06/12/2023 • 8 minutes 24 seconds
Reports of the ‘fiercest fighting’ in Gaza
There are reports of the ‘fiercest fighting’ in Gaza since the conflict began. We get an update from Scott Lucas Professor & Political Analyst at the Clinton Institute, University College Dublin.
06/12/2023 • 15 minutes 25 seconds
Remembering the late great Rosemary Smith
Rally driver Rosemary Smith passed away yesterday. We pay tribute to the trailblazing woman she was with Geraldine Herbert Motoring Editor for Sunday Independent.
06/12/2023 • 8 minutes 6 seconds
The glitz and the glam comes out at Christmas
"Christmas party season has well and truly kicked off and it will be in full swing until the New Year." "It's not only toy shops and grocery stores that are experiencing a seasonal rush but also hairdressers, beauticians, boutiques and gyms." The glitz and the glam come out at Christmas and our reporter, Josh Crosbie, has been meeting with those who are in the business of creating styles.
06/12/2023 • 8 minutes 57 seconds
Minister for Justice Helen McEntee survived the confidence motion
Minister for Justice Helen McEntee survived the confidence motion against her with the Dáil debate that followed proving lively. Ireland Editor for the Independent.ie Fionnan Sheahan joined Pat to discuss the events that unfolded.
06/12/2023 • 16 minutes 2 seconds
Tech With Jess: Christmas tech gift ideas
This week, Jess Kelly will bring us some more gift ideas including Amazon Kindle Paperwhite and a portable Bluetooth speaker.
05/12/2023 • 6 minutes 54 seconds
Follow on report from the flooding in Middleton
6 weeks on from the catastrophic flooding that seriously impacted local businesses in Middleton County Cork our southern reporter Jamie O’Hara visited the area to see how the clean-up is going
05/12/2023 • 9 minutes 23 seconds
Dear Gay: Letters written to the Gay Byrne Show
Dear Gay is a book about the late Gay Byrne that has been written by his daughter Suzy which discusses the impact he had on the public during Ireland's challenging times/ Suzy joined Pat on the show this morning.
05/12/2023 • 14 minutes 11 seconds
Man V Ocean Documentary
We talk to two adventurous men who set sail from New York City to cross the Atlantic Ocean to Galway. Their adventure is featured in a new documentary Man V Ocean Documentary: Man Vs Ocean, an emotional and reflective adventure documentary that follows Damian Browne and Fergus Farrell's voyage traversing the Atlantic Ocean in a two-person rowboat that will air on Wednesday 6th December.
05/12/2023 • 17 minutes 17 seconds
Ireland’s only photographer to win a Pulitzer Prize
From winning a Pulitzer Prize for his work to quitting at the peak of his career, Pat was joined on the show by Cathal McNaughton an Irish photographer who has spent years working at the frontlines of conflict zones.
05/12/2023 • 15 minutes 42 seconds
Ask The Expert
Our 'Ask The Expert' joining Pat this morning was Enda Dooley an Audiologist at Hidden Hearing.
04/12/2023 • 12 minutes 29 seconds
A call for a National Traveller Mental Health Strategy
On December 5th Travellers and their supporters will take to the streets of Dublin, demanding a National Traveller Mental Health Strategy from the Government. Significant numbers of Travellers suffer from poor mental health and the result is a suicide crisis of catastrophic proportions. Our reporter James Wilson sent us this report.
04/12/2023 • 11 minutes 32 seconds
Travel With Pól : Christmas markets
Pól Ó Conghaile Travel Editor, Irish Independent brings us recommendations of the best Christmas market, holiday breaks, and deals over the festive season.Travel is with thanks to Ryanair.
04/12/2023 • 9 minutes 18 seconds
Tiny living robots made from human cells
Have you recently donated your cells to science? Well, they might have been used to create tiny new living robots. To explain more Pat was joined on the show by Scientist and Author Dr David Robert Grimes.
04/12/2023 • 6 minutes 24 seconds
The cost of visiting your GP differs across the country
We discuss how over a third of people are paying more than €50 for a visit to their GP with Dr Ernan Gallagher Clinical lead, Centric Dermatology Services.
04/12/2023 • 13 minutes 23 seconds
A look ahead to a busy weekend of sport
The Irish women’s football team lost out to Hungry, another loss for MU and all the rest of the weekend sports Kathleen McNamee Digital producer with Off The Ball.
04/12/2023 • 6 minutes 28 seconds
Russian Supreme Court has banned The International LGBT Public Movement
In a hugely significant move criticised by many, the Russian Supreme Court has banned an organisation that it calls “extremist” - The International LGBT Public Movement. To discuss this Pat was joined in the studio by Adam Long Board Director of the National LBGT Federation.
04/12/2023 • 11 minutes 5 seconds
The Israeli military is targeting Hamas command centers,
The Israeli military is targeting Hamas command centers, weapons storage, and naval forces after the ceasefire fell apart on Friday. We get the latest from Duncan Bullivant Special Advisor to the Head of the Bosnia peacekeeping mission, part of the UK mission to Kosovo in 1999, and CEO of the Henderson Group, an international risk management advisory.
04/12/2023 • 9 minutes 46 seconds
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum
Our Friday Forum looked back on the news stories of the week. Joining Pat this morning was Jim O'Callaghan Fianna Fail TD for Dublin Bay South and his party’s justice spokesperson, Louise O Reilly Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Fingal and also Roisin Shorthall Social Democrats TD for Dublin Northwest and Spokesperson on Health and Finance.
01/12/2023 • 20 minutes 41 seconds
News round up with Fionnan Sheahan
From our Christmas Show live from the Ananatra The Marker Hotel in Dublin We take a look at the news stories of the day with Ireland Editor Fionnan Sheahan.
01/12/2023 • 15 minutes 9 seconds
Friday Food with Gareth Mullins
Gareth Mullins has taken two lucky listeners Deirdre and Pauline under his skilled chef wing to show them how to cook this morning we see how they are faring.Friday Food is with thanks to Cully & Sully.
01/12/2023 • 2 minutes 39 seconds
Why we love Dublin
Dublin in the Rare Auld Times: We discuss why recent events shouldn’t overshadow the city that so many of us call home with Andrea Horan Dublin Business Owner and Holly Carpenter Social Media Influencer.
01/12/2023 • 10 minutes 48 seconds
How to navigate the work Christmas party
The do’s and don'ts at the Christmas party with Allison Keating, Chartered Psychologist of the Psychological Society of Ireland.
01/12/2023 • 8 minutes 18 seconds
Actor Liam Cunningham
This morning broadcasting live from The Anantara Marker Hotel, Pat was joined by an Irish actor known for his iconic role in The Guard and Game of Thrones, Liam Cunningham will be discussing Israel, Dublin Riots, and his new Netflix documentary: ‘3 Body Problem’.
01/12/2023 • 17 minutes 49 seconds
Two lucky listeners learn to cook with Chef Gareth Mullins
We meet the two lucky listeners who will be learning to cook a dish with Chef Gareth Mullins as we broadcast live from the Ananatra The Marker Hotel in Dublin.
01/12/2023 • 10 minutes 42 seconds
The sound of Music in NCH this December
Looking for things to do over the festive period? The sound of music returns to the National Concert Hall this December and we speak to the show Director Tony Finnegan.
30/11/2023 • 9 minutes 33 seconds
The business of: Mobile phones
This week, Joe Lynam takes a look at the Business of how mobiles are designed, manufactured, and distributed.All with thanks to Croke Park Meetings And Events.
30/11/2023 • 7 minutes 58 seconds
Minister Eamon Ryan on COP 28
With Cop28 kicking off in Dubai today Pat spoke to the Minister for Transport, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan.
30/11/2023 • 10 minutes 48 seconds
Light Up a Light for Our Lady’s Hospice
We hear from Our Lady’s Hospice on their annual Light Up A Life Remembrance Ceremony. Speaking to Pat this morning was Ger Kelly Resident of the Hospice with life-limiting illness and also Steven McDermott Interim Head of Nursing of Palliative Care at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services.
30/11/2023 • 9 minutes 24 seconds
International Union of Immunological Societies meeting 2023
Professor Luke O’Neill joined us on the line from this year's International Union of Immunological Societies meeting in Cape Town and informed us on major advances in cancer treatments.
30/11/2023 • 6 minutes 24 seconds
The one size fits all solution to managing a chronic illness
Dr Noel McCaffrey from ExWell Medical discusses how exercise can be a one-size-fits-all solution to managing chronic illnesses. We’re also joined by Pat McDonnell who shares his story of managing multiple chronic illnesses.
30/11/2023 • 10 minutes 21 seconds
What measures will our streets feel safer?
Body cams and water cannons, will these make our streets feel safer? Pat discussed this with Dr Jack Nolan, Lecturer At UCD and Retried Assistant Garda Commissioner, and also Paul Williams Crime Journalist with The Irish Independent.
30/11/2023 • 20 minutes 12 seconds
How to save on energy bills this winter
We hear how to save on energy bills this winter in a bid to live more sustainability Jo Linehan Editor of the Climate Supplement at the Sunday Times Ireland
30/11/2023 • 15 minutes 37 seconds
A truce between Israel and Hamas extends for another day
The truce between Israel and Hamas has been extended for one more day. For more on this Pat was joined on the show by Oliver McTernan Conflict Mediator and Director of Forward Thinking.
30/11/2023 • 14 minutes 26 seconds
Gardening : Christmas plants
Paraic Horkan brings us some advice on dressing your Home for Christmas with colour and scent from Indoor plants.
29/11/2023 • 8 minutes 49 seconds
Inside Hollywood: Dramatic movies of the 1980’s
This week on Inside Hollywood, Lisa Cannon looks at the most dramatic movies of the 1980's.
29/11/2023 • 9 minutes 15 seconds
Is it actually love for Lexie Byrne?
Is it actually love for Lexie Byrne? Writer and filmmaker Caroline Grace Cassidy will be in to discuss her new book which is the last in the Lexie Byrne trilogy.
29/11/2023 • 13 minutes 48 seconds
Luba Healy on her humanitarian aid trip to her home country
The Israel/Palestine conflict has moved the situation in Ukraine down the agenda but it is far from over.A Ukrainian woman living in Ireland Luba Healy joins us from her humanitarian aid trip to her home country.
29/11/2023 • 7 minutes 52 seconds
Green Scene: Its the eve of COP 28
On the eve of Cop28 Dr. Ruth Freeman Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland discusses whether keeping below 1.5 degrees is still possible. All to discuss on this week's Green Scene.Green Scene is with thanks to AIB.
29/11/2023 • 6 minutes 31 seconds
Squid Games Irish contestant
Dreams of Disneyland and 4 million dollars, we speak to Squid Games reality TV show contestant Mikie Bowe.
29/11/2023 • 8 minutes
How should the Government and police deal with the Dublin rioters?
Punitive prison sentences and social welfare cuts - How should the government and police deal with the Dublin rioters? And how can we monitor future issues on social media? To discuss Pat was joined by Hugh O’Connell, Deputy Political Editor, Independent .ie, and also Jess Kelly, Newstalk Technology Correspondent.
29/11/2023 • 17 minutes 38 seconds
The great gadget gift guide €250 and under
Christmas is just around the corner and Newstalk Technology Correspondent Jess Kelly brings us the annual great gadget guide. We take a look at gifts priced at €250 and under.
28/11/2023 • 19 minutes 40 seconds
The great gadget gift guide €150 and under
Christmas is just around the corner and Newstalk Technology Correspondent Jess Kelly brings us the annual great gadget guide. We take a look at gifts priced €150 and under.
28/11/2023 • 12 minutes 1 second
The great gadget gift guide €50 and under
Christmas is just around the corner and Newstalk Technology Correspondent Jess Kelly brings us the annual great gadget guide. In this part we look at gifts priced €50 and under.
28/11/2023 • 10 minutes 24 seconds
Author Paul Lynch winner of The Booker Prize
Straight after his win of The Booker Prize Pat spoke to author Paul Lynch.
28/11/2023 • 4 minutes 42 seconds
Should you get pet insurance?
The cost of pet insurance should you get it and is it worth it? Pete Wedderburn, better known as Pete the Vet joined Pat on the show to discuss.
28/11/2023 • 9 minutes 27 seconds
Will you be dining out in Dublin City this Christmas?
With restaurants closing down, the cost of living crisis continuing, and fears over further rioting, will people be eating out in Dublin's city centre this Christmas? Pat spoke to Adrian Cummins CEO, of the Restaurants Association of Ireland, and also Martin Harte CEO of The Temple Bar.
28/11/2023 • 16 minutes 54 seconds
Ask The Expert: On family law
Our expert today was Keith Walsh Family Law Solicitor and took listeners' questions.
27/11/2023 • 8 minutes 31 seconds
Navigating complicated family relationships at Christmas
Clinical Psychotherapist and Host of the podcast Tough Love Stephanie Regan gives advice on navigating complicated family relationships at Christmas.
27/11/2023 • 7 minutes 17 seconds
Venice day tripper fee
For 29 days from April to mid-July, day trippers who visit the iconic city will be charged five euros for a QR code that will be checked at seven access points between 8.30 am and 4.00pm. For more on this Anton was joined on the show by Hugo McCaffrey an Irish journalist based in Italy.
27/11/2023 • 8 minutes 41 seconds
What is it like to be diagnosed with ADHD as an adult?
What is it like to be diagnosed with ADHD as an adult? We hear from Ailin Kennedy Musician, Mountain runner, now ADHD Coach who was diagnosed as an adult, and Ken Kilbride, CEO of ADHD Ireland.
27/11/2023 • 9 minutes 12 seconds
The Taoiseach has defended a tweet where he referred to released hostage Emily Hand as “lost” and now returned
The Taoiseach has defended a tweet where he referred to released hostage Emily Hand as “lost” and now returned. To get a reaction Anton spoke to Shona Murray Europe Correspondent, Euronews and also Richard Boyd Barrett TD for Dun Laoghaire.
27/11/2023 • 14 minutes 20 seconds
A look back on the weekend of sport
A look back on the weekend of sport with Kathleen McNamee Presenter of COYGIG pod and digital producer
27/11/2023 • 7 minutes 29 seconds
Could facial recognition measures help the Gardaí?
The future of policing in Ireland could facial recognition measures help the gardai? To discuss further Anton was joined on the show by Martin Heydon, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food & Marine. Fine Gael TD for Kildare South.
27/11/2023 • 11 minutes 35 seconds
How to stay stylish this holiday season.
It’s Christmas party season and we will hear from Aoife Dunican Owner of The Style Bob on how to stay stylish this holiday season.
27/11/2023 • 9 minutes 29 seconds
More hostages released by Hamas
Hamas says it is seeking to extend the current four-day pause in fighting with Israel. We get the latest from Duncan Bullivant, Special Advisor to the Head of the Bosnia peacekeeping mission, part of the UK mission to Kosovo in 1999, and CEO of the Henderson Group, an international risk management advisory.
27/11/2023 • 9 minutes 34 seconds
Minister Paschal Donohoe on the riots in Dublin last night
e Minister for Public Expenditure, NDP Delivery and Reform joined Pat to give his reaction like many others on the unrest and riots in Dublin city centre.
24/11/2023 • 9 minutes 4 seconds
Our Friday Forum discuss last night riots
Our Friday Forum gave their reaction to last night's Dublin City Riots. Joining Pat this morning was Verona Murphy – Independent TD for Wexford, Cathal Crowe – Fianna Fáil TD for Clare and Fionnan Sheahan – Ireland Editor, Irish Independent.
24/11/2023 • 19 minutes 9 seconds
Friday Food with Gareth Mullins: Chocolate chip cookie and a homemade hot chocolate...
Gareth Mullins will be giving us a recipe for a chocolate chip cookie and a homemade hot chocolate... all in preparation for the Toy Show!All with thanks to Cully & Sully.
24/11/2023 • 6 minutes 26 seconds
A sneak preview of The Toy Show.
The Toy Show gets its 4th host tonight. The jewel in the Late Late crown has survived a musical and a lot of noise around the RTE crisis. At 9.35pm tonight Patrick Kielty will bring us a celebration of colour and magic moments. Henry McKean went backstage and sent us this sneak preview.
24/11/2023 • 5 minutes
Reaction to the riots with Mannix Flynn
We will be discussing more of the impact the riots in Dublin City Centre have had on the capital with Mannix Flynn Independent Dublin City Counsellor.
24/11/2023 • 11 minutes 18 seconds
Lorries carrying aid have made their way into Gaza from Egypt
Lorries carrying aid have made their way into Gaza from Egypt after a four-day pause in fighting takes effect. We have the latest from the former head of the UK’s Joint Forces Command.
24/11/2023 • 8 minutes 20 seconds
Bus drivers attacked and buses set alight
Bus drivers attacked and buses set alight in the capital last night. We get a reaction from Dermot O'Leary General Secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union and also Brendan O’ Connor, President of GRA.
24/11/2023 • 7 minutes 42 seconds
More reaction to the violent scenes in Dublin City Centre last night
After the violent scenes in Dublin City Centre last night, we talk about the repercussions with Paul Williams Crime Journalist with The Irish Independent.
24/11/2023 • 8 minutes 37 seconds
Minister Simon Harris on the riots in Dublin City
Pat was joined on the show this morning by the Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris about the riots that unfolded last night. Also speaking to the show was Richard Chambers News Correspondent, Virgin Media News who was at the scene as it unfolded.
24/11/2023 • 23 minutes 47 seconds
Boxed With John Fardy features 'The Crown' Season 6
It's the beginning of the end for The Crown Season 6 opens in Paris amid the glittering lights of the Eiffel Tower and the gut-wrenching sounds of a crash. John Fardy has been watching for Boxed this week.
23/11/2023 • 7 minutes 6 seconds
Knock on effects of the Dublin Airport passenger cap
The DAA has warned the current passenger cap will have a major impact on upcoming sporting events such as the Six Nations and the 2024 UEFA Europa League final. Speaking to Pat this morning was Kenny Jacobs DAA Chief Executive.
23/11/2023 • 11 minutes 22 seconds
In The Blood; My Life In And Out Of Football’ by Pat Spillane
Former All-Ireland winner and renowned Sunday Game pundit Pat Spillane joined Pat in the studio to discuss his new book, ‘In The Blood; My Life In And Out Of Football’.
23/11/2023 • 16 minutes 17 seconds
Benefits of extreme heat in a sauna followed by extreme cold water.
Open sea swimming took off during lockdown and since then there has been a rise in saunas popping up on beaches and rivers across the country. Henry McKean met Fad Saoil Saunas and visited The Hot Box Sauna on the River Barrow in Graiguenamanagh - Tinnahinch on the Carlow Kilkenny Border. Henry looked at the benefits of extreme heat in a sauna followed by extreme cold water. He sent this report.
23/11/2023 • 11 minutes 58 seconds
Israel’s Ambassador to Ireland, Dana Erlich
The hostage release has been delayed until Friday, we get the latest from Israel’s Ambassador to Ireland, Dana Erlich who joined Pat in studio.
23/11/2023 • 19 minutes 22 seconds
The end of The Triple Lock
Tánaiste Micheál Martin has announced plans to scrap the Triple Lock which prevents Ireland from deploying troops overseas without UN approval. To discuss this further Pat spoke to Cathal Berry TD Independent TD for the Kildare South Constituency and Former Amy Ranger.
23/11/2023 • 13 minutes 27 seconds
Oscar Pistorius gets another chance at parole
Oscar Pistorius gets another chance at parole after nearly a decade in prison for the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
23/11/2023 • 7 minutes 46 seconds
The Business Of: Dating
This week, Joe Lynam takes a look at the Business of Dating apps and how successful they are, both for their users and owners.All with thanks to Croke Park Meeting & Events.
23/11/2023 • 7 minutes 49 seconds
Top tips on how to protect your skin this winter
From SPF to glove-wearing and heavy-duty moisturizer, we give you all the top tips on how to protect your skin this winter with Professor Niki Ralph, Consultant Dermatologist with the Institute of Dermatologists.
23/11/2023 • 11 minutes 16 seconds
Release of hostages wont happen before Friday
The release of hostages under a temporary truce between Israel and Palestinian Hamas militants will not happen before Friday, Israel's national security adviser and the US said, dashing hopes of relatives that some would be freed today. We speak to Paul Rogers Author & Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies, Bradford University.
23/11/2023 • 13 minutes 39 seconds
Gardening: Picking the perfect Christmas tree
Horticulturist and keen Gardener, Graduate of the National Botanic Gardens Paraic Horkan joined Pat this morning with tips and advice on picking the perfect Christmas tree.
22/11/2023 • 10 minutes 36 seconds
Inside Hollywood: 80’s movies favourites
This week on Inside Hollywood with Lisa Cannon, we’ll be talking comedy movies from the 80s including Tootsie and Trading Places!
22/11/2023 • 14 minutes 5 seconds
Henry McKean reports on Irish Design Week
Irish Design Week tries to promote and advocate national and international design in Ireland. Henry McKean visited the design capital of Ireland, Kilkenny, where he met Tomm Moore from Cartoon Saloon.The 5 times Oscar nominated animation studio draws on Irish folklore, with a new exhibition open until March on The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea, and Wolfwalkers. Henry also met designers from around the world. He sent us this report.
22/11/2023 • 11 minutes 23 seconds
A memory from the Toy Show
Pat was joined on the show by Tody Kane a Girls Aloud fan who was surprised by the band themselves – mid-Toy Show all the way back in 2003.
22/11/2023 • 6 minutes 4 seconds
How the news of the assassination of JFK was heard in Ireland
How the news of the assassination of JFK was presented in the US and in Ireland. Newstalk Reporter Simon Tierney explains on the 60th anniversary of the JFK assassination.
22/11/2023 • 10 minutes 41 seconds
Israel update as truce agreed
The start time of the truce between Israel and Hamas is set to be announced in the next 24 hours, we get the latest with Freelance Journalist Hannah McCarthy.
22/11/2023 • 12 minutes 27 seconds
Motoring: The latest on Dublin Bus and Busconnects,
Disincentives for buying EV cars and the latest on Dublin Bus and Busconnects, what has happened to the project? Transport Consultant Conor Faughnan joins us with all the details. for our commuter slot.
22/11/2023 • 9 minutes 3 seconds
What does the future hold now for Stephen Kenny
What does the future hold now for Stephen Kenny and the Irish football team? We hear from Nathan Murphy from Off The Ball.
22/11/2023 • 9 minutes 24 seconds
Israel and Hamas agree to a truce
Israel and Hamas agreed to a truce that would see 50 hostages released. But what happens next? For more on this Pat spoke to Duncan Bullivant Special Advisor to the Head of the Bosnia peacekeeping mission, part of the UK mission to Kosovo in 1999 and CEO of the Henderson Group, an international risk management advisory.
22/11/2023 • 15 minutes 1 second
Green Scene: Greenland's glaciers melting faster than we thought
Greenland glaciers are receding twice as fast as in the 20th century and just leaving trees to grow could store carbon emissions. All up for discussion with Dr Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland in this week's 'Green Scene'.
22/11/2023 • 8 minutes 30 seconds
What are cultural rights?
What are cultural rights and what is the role of local government in implementing them? Alexandra Xanthaki, UN Special Rapporteur in Cultural Rights joined Pat on the show to discuss further.
21/11/2023 • 12 minutes 47 seconds
Tech: Review of the new Samsung Galaxy Buds FE
Jess Kelly will join us next to review the new Samsung Galaxy Buds FE.
21/11/2023 • 6 minutes 29 seconds
New research on the spread of online misinformation
New research reveals that the far right is growing in Ireland with a lack of action by tech companies being one contributor. We discuss this with Ciaran O’Connor, Senior Analyst, at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and Co-Author of the Report, and also Emmet Eyan Business & Technology Correspondent, at the Business Post.
21/11/2023 • 10 minutes 56 seconds
COVID inquiry continues in the UK
It’s the turn of the scientists to give evidence this week for the Covid inquiry in the UK. Enda Brady TRT World Presenter brings us the latest details.
21/11/2023 • 7 minutes 20 seconds
Could a loophole mean drivers are avoiding penalty points?
A loophole in the system means drivers who take disqualifications from driving can avoid penalty points. To explain more Pat was joined on the show by Geraldine Herbert, Motoring Editor, with the Sunday Independent and Timmy Dooley, Senator, Transport spokesperson Fianna Fail.
21/11/2023 • 12 minutes 24 seconds
The importance of shopping local
Every €1 spent locally generates up to €2.50 in the local economy while €1 spent online, with overseas retailers, is lost to Ireland inc for good – we hear the importance of considering our local spend for this black Friday.
21/11/2023 • 6 minutes 31 seconds
Children At Risk Ireland (CARI) need immediate funding to keep service open
CARI, the support service for child victims of sexual abuse will have to close its doors unless it gets immediate funding. We speak to those desperate to keep the service open. With Pat this morning was Emer O’Neill, CARI CEO and Clinical Officer, and also Tony Delaney – Ambassador for CARI and child sex abuse survivor.
21/11/2023 • 18 minutes 42 seconds
A truce deal is close, according to the Hamas chief
A truce deal is close, according to the Hamas chief. What is the possibility of a ceasefire in Gaza? Speaking to Pat was Alistair Bunkall, Sky News Middle East Correspondent.
21/11/2023 • 15 minutes 4 seconds
Why international magazines are recommending Ireland as a place to travel to
Ireland has been getting a lot of love from the likes of Lonely Planet and National Geographic- Irish Independent Travel Editor Pól Ó Conghaile tell us why.All with thanks to Ryanair.
20/11/2023 • 7 minutes 1 second
Sean Moncrieff on his trip to Somalia and flood has displaced half a million people
For the past week, our own Sean Moncrieff has been abroad in Somalia, where he received a first-hand view of severe flooding which, according to the Somali government, has left half a million people displaced in the country. Sean joined Pat this morning on his return from Somalia.
20/11/2023 • 11 minutes 16 seconds
Ask the Expert : Children and sleep routine
As a new parent, sleep deprivation can become the norm. Our sleep expert Lucy Wolfe will discuss why that doesn’t have to be the case and she’ll be answering your questions on how to keep the kids asleep throughout the night.
20/11/2023 • 10 minutes 46 seconds
We discuss Antimicrobial Resistance
antimicrobial resistance happens when germs develop the ability to defeat the antibiotics designed to kill them, but what does that mean for our bodies? We spoke to Paul Ross the AOC Microbiome Ireland and winner of this year’s Researcher Of The Year Award.
20/11/2023 • 11 minutes 3 seconds
A look back on the weekend of sport
The Stephen Kenny era is coming to an end, Roy Keane and Jason McAteer’s latest spat, and F1 goes to Vegas. Eoin Sheahan joined Pat with a look back on the weekend of sport. will be here to give us the sports update next
20/11/2023 • 7 minutes 40 seconds
The US and Israeli forces have said a deal to free hostages is on the horizon
The US and Israeli forces have said a deal to free hostages is on the horizon, we’ll get the latest with Leila Molana-Allen a special correspondent with PSB NewsHour, and also joining Pat was Dr Laurence Davis Lecturer in the Department of Government & Politics, UCC.
20/11/2023 • 16 minutes 4 seconds
Are concerns about artificial intelligence just plain old scaremongering?
Are concerns about artificial intelligence just plain old scaremongering? Pat was joined on the show by Barry O'Sullivan Professor of AI at University College Cork.
20/11/2023 • 14 minutes 52 seconds
The life and career of the late Ben Dunne With Ralph Riegel
We return to the story of Molly and Tom Martens and we pay tribute to Ben Dunne with Southern Correspondent with the Irish Independent Ralph Riegel.
20/11/2023 • 18 minutes 40 seconds
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat today was John Brady, Sinn Fein TD for Wicklow, Barry Ward, Fine Gael Senator and Vice Chair of the Oireachtas Justice Committee and also John Lee – Executive Editor, Daily Mail Group Ireland.
17/11/2023 • 24 minutes 23 seconds
Friday Food with Gareth Mullins : A chilli beef burrito bowl!
Gareth Mullins will be giving us a recipe with some spice and comfort this week – a chilli beef burrito bowl!Friday Food is with thanks to Cully & Sully.
17/11/2023 • 5 minutes 3 seconds
What a week it has been in the UK politics
A Supreme Court ruling on Rwanda and Cameron’s first visit to Ukraine, it’s been a big week in UK politics. Vincent McAviney London based journalist gave us an overview.
17/11/2023 • 9 minutes 58 seconds
Is the traditional CV dead?
Gone are the days of the traditional CV – your next interview will probably be assessed by AI! We get all the details with Donal O'Donoghue Managing Director at Sanderson and President of Employment and Recruitment Federation of Ireland.
17/11/2023 • 14 minutes 8 seconds
A look back on the weekend of sport
Ireland will face the Netherlands this weekend, is there any way back now for Stephen Kenny? Off The Ball’s Kathleen McNamee joined Pat to look ahead to the weekend of sport.
17/11/2023 • 6 minutes 6 seconds
Kids as young as 14 lured into becoming money mules
Children as young as 14 are being recruited as money mules. To further details Pat was joined by we speak to Michael Cryan Detective Superintendent, Garda National Economic Crime Bureau.
17/11/2023 • 10 minutes 41 seconds
6020 people on the waiting list for home care
With 6020 people on the waiting list for home care, what future for those who need it? To discuss further Pat was joined on the show by Duncan Smith Labour TD and spokesperson on Health, Disability, Transport & Communications.
17/11/2023 • 14 minutes 36 seconds
Who is blaming who in RTE?
We discuss who’s blaming who behind the doors at RTE with Fionnan Sheahan Ireland Editor of the Irish Independent.
17/11/2023 • 17 minutes 49 seconds
Dublin Zoo launches National Centre for Species Survival
A new centre for species survival in Ireland has been established at Dublin Zoo and Pat was joined on the show by the Director of Dublin Zoo Dr. Christoph Schwitzer.
16/11/2023 • 9 minutes 37 seconds
Three books with Miriam Mulcahy
Miriam Mulcahy tells Pat about three of her favourite pageturners. She tell us why she has chosen ‘A Wizard of Earth Sea’, Ursula K. Le Guin, ‘Anna Karenina’, Leo Tolstoy and ‘A Memoir of My Former Self: A Life in Writing’, Hilary Mantel .
16/11/2023 • 9 minutes 45 seconds
An alarming rise in anti-Semitic attacks across Europe
An alarming rise in antisemitic attacks across Europe stokes fears for Jewish communities. We get further details from Naomi O'Leary Europe Correspondent for the Irish Times.
16/11/2023 • 11 minutes 34 seconds
Salt being banned in Uruguay
Professor Luke O’Neill talks to us about salt being banned in Uruguay.
16/11/2023 • 9 minutes 14 seconds
Shane Hannon on some of the best sport documentaries
Brawn, Beckham, the Last Dance - Shane Hannon joined us next to talk through the best sporting documentaries.
16/11/2023 • 6 minutes 12 seconds
Report: The on-going heroin epidemic in the capital
A spate of synthetic heroin overdoses over the weekend has brought the drug back into the headlines. 54 overdose presentations were reported in total, giving many who know the city's history a terrifying flashback to the heroin epidemic of the 80s. Our reporter Sarah Madden has been investigating the lasting legacy of drugs in the Capital, where experts warn the worst may be yet to come.
16/11/2023 • 10 minutes 21 seconds
Should 16 year olds be allowed to drive?
8 in 10 Irish people are against EU plans to allow 16-year-olds to drive – Are they correct? We discussed this with Transport Consultant Conor Faughnan.
16/11/2023 • 9 minutes 25 seconds
Doctors without Borders on the situation in Gaza
Professor Scott Lucas joins us to discuss US President Biden’s ‘mild hope’ with regard to hostages and we speak to Doctors Without Borders with Enas Abu Khalaf Head of Communications, Médecins Sans Frontières - Doctors Without Borders.
16/11/2023 • 13 minutes 29 seconds
Park Hotel Kenmare enters a new era in hospitality
After over 40 years of running Park Hotel Kenmare, John and Francis Brennan have passed the baton to Bryan and Tara Meehan’s family company Forever Begin Ltd. Joining Pat in the studio was Hotelier John Brennan and the new owner of the Park Hotel Kenmare Bryan Meehan.
16/11/2023 • 12 minutes 22 seconds
Getting the best value from your health insurance policy
The peak renewal period for health insurance is almost upon us with nearly 1 million members due to renew in the coming weeks. Dermot Goode, Health Insurance expert with Total Health Cover, a Lockton Company joined Pat with advice on how to get the best value from your health insurance policy.
16/11/2023 • 12 minutes 34 seconds
Irish citizens escape Gaza and arrive into Egypt
The first Irish citizens have escaped Gaza and are now on the road to home. Pat was joined on the show by Ibrahim Alagha and Irish citizen who left Gaza last night and also spoke to Shona Murray the Europe Correspondent, Euronews.
16/11/2023 • 13 minutes 38 seconds
Gardening with Paraic: Autumn gardening jobs
There are lots of gardening jobs to do this autumn and Paraick Horkan brings us his weekly list along with tips and advice.
15/11/2023 • 9 minutes 27 seconds
Why more wellbeing is needed in An Garda Siochana
Alan Conlon, Life Coach, Pastoral Care Co-Ordinator AT DKIT, Former Garda tells us why he retired and why more wellbeing is needed in An Garda Siochana.
15/11/2023 • 11 minutes 12 seconds
Will the Trump trial go into 2025?
Will the Trump trial go into 2025? We discuss with Larry Donnelly Law Lecturer with The University of Galway and Columnist with The Journal.ie
15/11/2023 • 11 minutes 31 seconds
Inside Hollywood: 80’s movies favourites
This week on Inside Hollywood, we remind ourselves of a few crime caper action adventure movies from the 80’s with Lisa Cannon TV Host and Executive Producer of Spotlight.
15/11/2023 • 9 minutes 26 seconds
Keith Barry’s new book for kids
Keith Barry Brain Hacker & Mentalist joined Pat in the studio to chat about his new book for kids, Mind Magic, Tricks and tips to Train Your Brain for a happier, more confident you!
15/11/2023 • 13 minutes 10 seconds
Green Scene: Do rates have imagainations
Do rats have imaginations, and a novel solution to deal with expanding sea urchin populations in Australia – all in this week's Green Scene with Dr Ruth Freeman Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland.All with thanks to AIB.
15/11/2023 • 7 minutes 13 seconds
An update on reports of Irish families due to leave Gaza
We get an update on reports of Irish families due to leave Gaza and the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders Mary Lawler and also Shona Murray Europe Correspondent, Euronews.
15/11/2023 • 18 minutes 19 seconds
Blind Panic by Sightless Cinema Network
Blind Panic , by Sightless Cinema Network with Ciarán Taylor. 'Blind Panic' is a fun and fear-filled evening of audio theatre in the dark, performed by a cast of 25 people with sight loss from three counties, with live music. Speaking to Pat in studio was Ciaran Taylor Project Director of Sightless Cinema and also Michael Lavin Performer & Chair of National League of the Blind,
15/11/2023 • 10 minutes 35 seconds
Teacher shortages impact the number of subjects available to students
A new survey reveals the teacher shortage’s dramatic impact on leaving cert subjects available to students. Pat spoke to Eric Nelligan Secondary School Teacher and assistant Principal in St Munchins College, Corbally.
15/11/2023 • 9 minutes 39 seconds
The RTE rescue plan
The RTE rescue plan – is it kicking for touch or the real way forward? To discuss Pat was joined on the show by Ciaran Mullooly, Former RTE Correspondent.
15/11/2023 • 10 minutes 33 seconds
Tech With Jess: New Google devices up for review
Today Jess reviewed the new Iphone15.
14/11/2023 • 8 minutes 44 seconds
Brian Darcy shares words of wisdom and inspiration from his new book
Brian Darcy shares words of wisdom and inspiration from his new book, “Best of Brian”.
14/11/2023 • 22 minutes 5 seconds
Why teenagers are falling ill after vaping
Oncologist John Crowne on why teenagers are falling ill after vaping.
14/11/2023 • 6 minutes 55 seconds
A new levy on the alcohol industry is set to be proposed
A new levy on the alcohol industry is set to be proposed, and publicans and punters have hit back at politicians’ proposal. Speaking to Pat was Professor Frank Murrya Chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance and Liver Specialist and also Ian Redmond Publican, Owner of Hyde Bar and Ohana Tiki Bar.
14/11/2023 • 13 minutes 11 seconds
We get the latest in Gaza
Tanks have massed at the gates of Gaza's largest hospital we get the latest live from Israel with freelance Journalist Gareth Browne.
14/11/2023 • 11 minutes 16 seconds
Bank Of Ireland building consumer awareness about fraud
Outsmart fraudsters with cutting-edge insights and practical tips from Professor Mary Aiken Professor of Cyberpsychology and Chair of the Department of Cyberpsychology at Capitol Technology University, Washington D.C.
14/11/2023 • 7 minutes 41 seconds
RTE are set to release a strategic plan today
RTE is set to release a strategic plan today – it could include a 40m redundancy plan to cut up to 400 jobs. With more on this Pat was joined on the show by Emma O’Kelly, Education Correspondent for RTE, and also Fionnan Sheehan Ireland Editor of the Irish Independent.
14/11/2023 • 19 minutes 15 seconds
Ask The Expert: All things pensions
How late is too late to start a pension? What are you entitled to? Carol Brick Managing Director of CWM Wealth Management and Her Money talks to us about all things pensions for this week’s 'Ask The Expert.'
13/11/2023 • 16 minutes 11 seconds
When friendships don't stand the test of time!
We all want our friendships to stand the test of time. But when the friendship isn’t working out, knowing when to drop them can be a difficult decision. For more on this Pat was joined on the show by Stephaine Regan Clinical Psychotherapist and Host of podcast Tough Love.
13/11/2023 • 11 minutes 19 seconds
Dr Marie Cassidy on her gripping new novel, ‘Body of Truth’
Former state pathologist, Dr. Marie Cassidy on her gripping new novel, ‘Body of Truth’.
13/11/2023 • 15 minutes 34 seconds
World-renowned maestro of classical music André Rieu
André Rieu has over 1.3 million fans on TikTok, has sold 40 million albums worldwide and he joined Pat on the show to chat about his forthcoming André Rieu’s White Christmas cinema event on December 2nd and 3rd.
13/11/2023 • 11 minutes 27 seconds
A look back on the weekend of sport
Leinster jump up on URC table and more of this weekend’s sports news with Kathleen McNamee.
13/11/2023 • 4 minutes 59 seconds
What can we expect from this year’s Science Week
Science Week is taking place from 12th to 19th November with both in-person and online events running right across the country. Pat was joined on the show by Professor Philip Nolan Director General of Science Foundation Ireland with details of the events of the week.
13/11/2023 • 10 minutes 17 seconds
How schools and transport have been impacted by Storm Debi
We get an update on how schools and transport have been impacted by Storm Debi. Speaking to Pat this morning were Linda Hughes Meteorologist Met Eireann, and Kieran Christie General Secretary, ASTI . Also speaking to Pat about how transport around the country was affected Sean Yeates NBRU, Dublin Bus Chairman, Barry Kenny Communications Manager, Irish Rail, and Conor Faughnan Transport Consultant.
13/11/2023 • 17 minutes 49 seconds
UK a cabinet reshuffle is well and truly underway
In the UK a cabinet reshuffle is well and truly underway with Suella Braverman sacked and David Cameron appointed new foreign minister. We get the latest with Enda Brady TRT World Presenter.
13/11/2023 • 4 minutes 44 seconds
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat this morning was Neasa Hourigan TD Green Party TD for Dublin-Central, Hugh O'Connell Deputy Political Editor, Irish Independent & Sunday Independent, and Richard Boyd Barrett People Before Profit TD for Dun Laoghaire.
10/11/2023 • 29 minutes 33 seconds
The World's first eye transplant in New York
Terry Sheridan Managing Editor, WSHU Public Radio brings us the details of how doctors at New York University Langone Health were able to perform a whole-eye transplant with patient Aaron James.
10/11/2023 • 5 minutes 27 seconds
The Business Of : Making a phone call
Today Newstalk's Business Editor Joe Lynam takes a look at the 'Business Of making a phone call.The Business Of is all with thanks to Croke Park Meetings and Events.
10/11/2023 • 7 minutes 59 seconds
Six Silent Killings: The Vanishing Triangle
A new Sky crime series sets out to ask questions about the six women who went missing in “Ireland’s Vanishing Triangle”. Speaking about this was Stephen Breen Crime Editor with The Irish Sun.
10/11/2023 • 11 minutes 28 seconds
Friday Food with Gareth Mullins
Gareth Mullins Executive Chef of The Anantara Marker Hotel, will be giving us a recipe for a creamy Tuscan chicken dish – a nice winter warmer!Friday Food is with thanks to Cully & Sully.
10/11/2023 • 6 minutes 28 seconds
No ceasefire but temporary pauses?
No ceasefire but temporary pauses? Professor Paul Rogers Author & Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies, Bradford University joined us to give us an update on the situation in Gaza.
10/11/2023 • 14 minutes 4 seconds
How do we communicate with our children about the dangers of porn?
We talk to Ireland’s leading experts about the impacts of children viewing pornography and how to manage it. Speaking to Pat this morning was Richard Hogan Author and Psychotherapist and also Dr Siobhan O'Higgins Sexologist and Research Fellow, University of Galway.
10/11/2023 • 11 minutes 37 seconds
Sport: Ticket sales flying for the FAI Cup final this Sunday
Ticket sales flying for the FAI Cup final this Sunday. Shane Hannon previews the weekend of sport.
10/11/2023 • 6 minutes 21 seconds
Reaction to Suella Braverman over protest stance
Suella Braverman UK home secretary has likened pro-Palestinian protests in London to sectarian marches in Northern Ireland. We get reaction with Enda Brady TRT World Presenter.
10/11/2023 • 7 minutes 58 seconds
Justice for Aisling Murphy
After weeks of harrowing evidence at the Central Criminal Court, Jozef Puska was found guilty yesterday of the murder of Ashling Murphy. The 33-year-old Slovakian is now facing a mandatory life sentence. Frank Greaney Newstalk’s courts correspondent was there yesterday, as he was throughout the entire trial and Frank joined Pat on the show.
10/11/2023 • 12 minutes 37 seconds
Boxed With John Fardy features 'Get Gotti'
In-Boxed this week John Fardy takes a look at “Get Gotti”, the Netflix docuseries exploring the life and downfall of infamous mob boss, John Gotti
09/11/2023 • 9 minutes 1 second
Should our sports stars be held up as role models?
Should sports be role models? Shane Hannon joined Pat in the studio to have that discussion.
09/11/2023 • 5 minutes 47 seconds
Reaction to our recent report on the lack of GP services
We get a reaction to Newstalk’s report yesterday on the lack of GP Services with Dr Mel Bates, Medical Director of North Doc, Dr Diarmuid Quinlan, Medical Director, of Irish Council General Practitioners and also Dr Suzanne Crowe, President, of The Irish Medical Council.
09/11/2023 • 13 minutes 14 seconds
How does the garda pension system work?
How does the Garda pension system work? To tell us more we spoke to Paul Kenny Former Pension Ombudsman working with the Retirement Planning Council of Ireland.
09/11/2023 • 8 minutes 48 seconds
RTÉ still withholding note on secretive Tubridy deal
RTÉ still withholding note on secretive Tubridy deal, and cutbacks are coming. We get the latest from Fionnan Sheehan Ireland Editor, Irish Independent.
09/11/2023 • 8 minutes 43 seconds
The role international diplomats have in the conflict.
Former diplomat and Oxford University lecturer Dr. Jennifer Cassidy joins us to discuss the latest from Israel and the role international diplomats have in the conflict.
09/11/2023 • 12 minutes 24 seconds
Northern Ireland – how it’s impossible to get funding with no executive
Support for businesses affected by flooding in the North of Ireland has been announced, but many say it is nowhere near enough. To talk about this further Pat was joined in by Eamonn Connolly Managing Director, Newry Business Improvement District (BID) and also Katy Howard Professor of Political Sociology, Queens University Belfast.
09/11/2023 • 17 minutes 55 seconds
Fears of top brass clear out due to taxing of garda pension
Six assistant commissioners and 10 to 15 chief supers could decide to exit the organisation due to the taxing of pension funds. For more on this Pat spoke to Paul Williams Special Correspondent for the Irish Independent.
09/11/2023 • 14 minutes 27 seconds
Autumn gardening with Paraic Horkan
Paraic Horkan brings us more gardening tips and advice for the autumn weeks ahead.
08/11/2023 • 9 minutes 57 seconds
Latest motoring news with Geraldine Herbert
We get the latest news from the world of motoring, including the new calls for static speed cameras with Geraldine Herbert Motoring Editor, The Sunday Independent.
08/11/2023 • 9 minutes 40 seconds
Inside Hollywood with Lisa Cannon
This week on Inside Hollywood, we’re going back to the 80s again with two classic movies.
08/11/2023 • 8 minutes 48 seconds
Addressing bullying in the workplace
There are various types of bullying that can occur in the workplace, some more subtle than others. What are the best ways to spot them and address them? To discuss Pat was joined on the show by Julie Galbraith - Partner in employment law at global law firm Eversheds Sutherland and also Terry Prone - Chairman of the Communications Clinic and Author.
08/11/2023 • 20 minutes 20 seconds
The New Ballymaloe Bread Book
Darina Allen Chef, Author and Founder of the Ballymaloe Cooking School chats about her new book ‘The New Bally Maloe Bread Book’.
08/11/2023 • 9 minutes 44 seconds
We get an update on the conflict in Israel
We get an update on the conflict in Israel live from Ramallah in the Occupied West Bank. The 43-minute film laid bare the extent of the atrocities committed in Israel on October 7. Men, women, and children were indiscriminately murdered and the terrorists celebrated what they’d done. Our Chief Reporter Barry Whyte was at the Israel Embassy.
08/11/2023 • 13 minutes 4 seconds
Green Scene: AI for biodiversity
On this week's Green Scene, Dr Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland discusses AI for biodiversity and genetically modified Silkworms.
08/11/2023 • 7 minutes 12 seconds
Case of BSE found in Ireland
Case of BSE found in Ireland meaning beef exports to China have been suspended temporarily, we get a reaction from the Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue.
08/11/2023 • 9 minutes 34 seconds
Tech: Elon Musk’s new AI chatbot
Newstalk’s Tech Correspondent Jess Kelly brings us the details of Elon Musk’s new AI chatbot
07/11/2023 • 8 minutes 29 seconds
Trump faces the music in New York
We get the latest as Trump takes the witness stand in New York with Larry Donnelly, Law Lecturer With The University Of Galway And Columnist With The Journal.Ie
07/11/2023 • 10 minutes 1 second
The perfect Christmas read 'The Love Department' by Ally Bunbury
Are you looking for the perfect Christmas read? Author Ally Bunbury joined Pat this morning to discuss her new novel ‘The Love Department.
07/11/2023 • 8 minutes 1 second
Time to claim your tax back!
It’s time to get your tax back and Marian Ryan of Taxback.com joined Pat with advice on how we can get the most out of our tax returns
07/11/2023 • 11 minutes 48 seconds
Hair transplants for men have become increasingly popular
Hair transplants for men have become increasingly popular in recent years, we talk to one of Ireland’s leading doctors in the area, as well as one presenter who went ahead with the procedure. Speaking to Pat this morning was Dr Maurice Collins Consultant Surgeon & Medical Director of Hair Restoration Blackrock and also Brendan O'Loughlin Presenter at 98 FM.
07/11/2023 • 9 minutes 55 seconds
Singer and songwriter Roisin O
Ahead of her biggest headline gig in the Academy on the 7th of December, Roisin O joins us to discuss her tour in Australia with the Coronas.
07/11/2023 • 5 minutes 52 seconds
Israel’s Ambassador to Ireland, Dana Erlich
Israel’s Ambassador to Ireland, Dana Erlich joined Pat in the studio this morning.
07/11/2023 • 27 minutes 22 seconds
A breakout pill that can reduce the risk of breast cancer.
The NHS will be rolling out a breakthrough pill that will reduce the risk of breast cancer. For more on this Pat was joined on the show by John Crown Consultant Oncologist in St. Vincents hospital.
07/11/2023 • 9 minutes 18 seconds
646 guards subjected to violence and assaults this year
With 646 guards subjected to violence and assaults this year, we speak to Brendan O’Connor of the GRA on the issue
07/11/2023 • 9 minutes 37 seconds
Ask The Expert: On allergies
Our expert today was Dr Iseult Sheehan Clinical Director at Allery Ireland who explained the cause and treatment of allergies.
06/11/2023 • 15 minutes 2 seconds
Donald Trump is scheduled to testify at his civil fraud trial
Donald Trump is scheduled to testify at his civil fraud trial in New York we get the latest with Terry Sheridan Managing Editor, WSHU Public Radio.
06/11/2023 • 8 minutes 36 seconds
Taming the green monster
Taming the green monster: why do we get jealous and how do we deal with it? Speaking to Pat this morning was Clinical Psychotherapist Stephanie Regan.
06/11/2023 • 8 minutes 14 seconds
Travel With Pól : November breaks
Pól Ó Conghaile Travel Editor with the Irish Independent brings us top tips on where to book your November city break.All with thanks to Ryanair.
06/11/2023 • 8 minutes 35 seconds
Nicola Tallant on her new book ‘Cocaine Cowboys’
‘Cocaine Cowboys’, the investigation into the criminals calling the shots on cocaine in Ireland by Nicola Tallant Investigations Editor for the Sunday World.
06/11/2023 • 16 minutes 49 seconds
Have the French bed bugs made their way to Ireland.
Have the French bed bugs made their way to Ireland? One pest controller has been dealing with 30-bed bug cases a day. Speaking to Pat this morning was Trevor Hayden MD Complete Pest Control.
06/11/2023 • 7 minutes 48 seconds
Another week, another complaint about VAR
Another week, another complaint about VAR, and this time it was Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta. Kathleen McNamee Presenter of COYGIG pod and digital producer at Off The Ball joined Pat to look back on the weekend of sport.
06/11/2023 • 10 minutes 29 seconds
Budgeting for Christmas
Michelle O’Hara National Spokesperson for MABS shares how you make some savings this Christmas.
06/11/2023 • 10 minutes 29 seconds
Israel rejects calls for a ceasefire
Professor Scott Lucas, Professor, and Political Analyst for the Clinton Institute joined Pat to discuss the latest from Israel as the country rejects calls for a ceasefire.
06/11/2023 • 13 minutes
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat this morning was Minister of State Jack Chambers, Peadar Toibin TD Leader of Aontú, and Gabija Gataveckaitė, Political Reporter, Irish Independent.
03/11/2023 • 19 minutes 49 seconds
Luba Healy plans her next humanitarian aid trip to Ukraine.
Ukrainian woman who lives in Ireland Luba Healy prepares for her next Humanitarian Aid trip to her home country Ukraine and Luba joined Pat on the show this morning.
03/11/2023 • 6 minutes 38 seconds
Friday Food with Gareth Mullins
It's time once again for Friday Foood with Gareth Mullins Executive Chef of The Anantara Marker Hotel. Today Gareth brings us a recipe for a delicious Beef, Stout, and Cheese pie.All with thanks to Cully & Sully.
03/11/2023 • 6 minutes 26 seconds
How do international protection applicants arrive in the country?
Between January 1st 2022 and the end of September this year, over 22,500 international protection applicants have arrived in Ireland. Our reporter Barry Whyte has been investigating how they arrive in the country and how they claim international protection.
03/11/2023 • 19 minutes 2 seconds
E waste is the fastest growing type of waste in the world. Out of use microwaves, shavers and washing machines are among them, as well as many perfectly functional smartphones which experts now call "the most disposable form of technology".Newstalk's Sarah Madden reports.
03/11/2023 • 5 minutes 16 seconds
Parking on Dublin’s city centre streets hit prices as high as €4
Drivers in Dublin City might feel less welcome with the latest increase in parking charges. Parking on Dublin’s city centre streets hit prices as high as €4. For more on this Pat spoke to Janet Horner.
03/11/2023 • 10 minutes 12 seconds
Car debt and why more of us are in it
Ireland's car tastes are changing - we want our vehicles bigger and flashier and we're borrowing more than ever to be able to drive them. Newstalk's Sarah Madden reports on why, when it comes to cars, the motto here is increasingly, "always, a lender and a borrower be".
03/11/2023 • 9 minutes 21 seconds
Day in the life of a Carer
It's no secret that Ireland is aging, but who will care for you when strength wains and balance dips?Newstalk's Sarah Madden reports on the care workers helping Irish people into a dignified dottage.
03/11/2023 • 10 minutes 43 seconds
Arsenal will face Manchester City this weekend
Arsenal will face Manchester City this weekend for the big game in the Premier League. For a preview of this and all of this weekend’s sport, Off The Ball’s Shane Hannon will join us to preview a busy weekend of sport.
03/11/2023 • 7 minutes 31 seconds
Singer Daniel O'Donnell on his new album
Pat was joined on the show by music legend Daniel O'Donnell to discuss his newest album ' How Lucky I Must Be'.
03/11/2023 • 11 minutes 10 seconds
Update on Israel as troops reportedly encircle Gaza city
Israeli ground troops are encircling Gaza City this morning according to reports, we get the latest with Duncan Bullivant Special Advisor to the Head of the Bosnia peacekeeping mission, part of the UK mission to Kosovo in 1999, and CEO of the Henderson Group, an international risk management advisory.
03/11/2023 • 10 minutes 40 seconds
How modern ceremonies can honour religious faith without involving the Church
We find out how modern ceremonies can honour religious faith without having to involve the church with Karen Dempsey Founder and Director of Entheos.
02/11/2023 • 8 minutes 31 seconds
The language surrounding the Israel-Palestine conflict
The language surrounding the Israel-Palestine conflict spells out disunity on a global scale. To discuss further Pat was joined this morning by Fergus Finlay Political Commentator & Irish Examiner Columnist Former CEO of Barnardos and former Senior Labour Party Advisor, also by Suzanne Lynch Journalist and Associate Editor at POLITICO.
02/11/2023 • 17 minutes 8 seconds
The Business Of : Cash
Joe Lynam, Newstalk's Business Editor explains the business of cash.All with thanks to Croke Park Meetings and Events.
02/11/2023 • 7 minutes 51 seconds
Saudi Arabia has bid to host the 2034 World Cup
Saudi Arabia has bid to host the 2034 World Cup but what about concerns about human rights in the country? Shane Hannon presenter OTB joined Pat in the studio to discuss.
02/11/2023 • 7 minutes 36 seconds
How common infections can spark psychiatric illnesses in children
Professor Luke O’Neill tells us how in rare incidents, common infections can spark psychiatric illnesses.
02/11/2023 • 9 minutes 41 seconds
Latest on the fallout from Britain's Public Inquiry into COVID 19
London-based Journalist Enda Brady joined Pat with the latest on the fallout from Britain’s Public Inquiry into COVID-19.
02/11/2023 • 9 minutes 1 second
The money being spent on homeless hostels
Our reporter, Josh Crosbie, has been looking at the money being spent on homeless hostels.
02/11/2023 • 14 minutes 12 seconds
Finucane & Me; My life with Marian
John Clarke joined Paton on the show to talk about his new book Finucane & Me; My life with Marian, which describes his life with the late broadcaster Marian Finucane.
02/11/2023 • 28 minutes 10 seconds
The latest on the conflict in Israel
We get the latest on the conflict in Gaza live from Israel with journalist Hannah McCarthy.
02/11/2023 • 10 minutes 57 seconds
Gardening : November gardening jobs
Paraic Horkan answers your green-fingered questions and tells us the top things to do in your garden this week. Paraic Horkan Horticulturist & Keen Gardener, a Graduate of the National Botanic Gardens joined Pat this morning.
01/11/2023 • 7 minutes 59 seconds
More people in Ireland die from lung cancer than any other cancer
More people in Ireland die from lung cancer than any other cancer. Speaking to Pat this morning was Susan Letham a lung cancer survivor. Susan told her story to Pat and listeners this morning.For more information on The Marie Keating Foundation and the Big Check Up campaign, visit newstalk.com/mkf
01/11/2023 • 13 minutes 42 seconds
Inside Hollywood: 80’s movies favourites
Lisa Cannon takes us inside Hollywood high-school classics ‘The Breakfast Club’ and ‘Teen Wolf’.
01/11/2023 • 7 minutes 32 seconds
UNICEF on the escalating situation in Israel
Executive Director at UNICEF Peter Power joined Pat in the studio to discuss the escalating situation in Israel and the children caught up on both sides of this conflict.
01/11/2023 • 14 minutes 27 seconds
Oil prices run the risk of soaring sky-high
While Ireland’s traffic enforcer numbers remain too low, oil prices run the risk of soaring sky-high. We discuss all with Conor Faughnan Transport Consultant.
01/11/2023 • 8 minutes 31 seconds
Tánaiste Micheal Martin on the situation in Israel and Gaza
Tánaiste Micheal Martin joined Pat in the studio this morning us today to discuss the latest on the situation in Israel and Gaza.
01/11/2023 • 26 minutes 25 seconds
Modern Family by Brian Dowling and Arthur Gourounlian
Brian Dowling and Arthur Gourounlian discuss births, marriages, deaths, and everything in between in their new book Modern Family.
01/11/2023 • 21 minutes 56 seconds
At least 50 people have been killed in an Israeli air strike on a refugee camp
At least 50 people have been killed in an Israeli air strike on a refugee camp. We get the latest from Duncan Bullivant the Special Advisor to the Head of the Bosnia peacekeeping mission, part of the UK mission to Kosovo in 1999, and CEO of the Henderson Group, an international risk management advisory.
01/11/2023 • 13 minutes 37 seconds
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Anton this morning was Craig Hughes Political Correspondent of the Irish Daily Mail, Louise O’Reilly TD – Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Fingal, and Alan Farrell TD – Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal.
27/10/2023 • 19 minutes 59 seconds
Josh Crosbie on the spookiest time of the year
Communities are coming together to celebrate Halloween with events taking place in towns and villages across the country. The costume shops are busier than ever as children and adults prepare their fancy dress outfits. Our reporter, Josh Crosbie, has been out meeting with those excited about Halloween.
27/10/2023 • 8 minutes 59 seconds
Friday Food with Gareth Mullins Halloween themed
With the bank holiday weekend, a bit of family baking is called for and Gareth Mullins has the perfect recipe for some ghostly Halloween cupcakes!All with thanks to Cully & Sully.
27/10/2023 • 6 minutes 18 seconds
Maine stays on the alert as the manhunt continues
Maine stays on the alert as the manhunt for the mass shooter suspect continues. We get the latest with Terry Sheridan Managing Editor, WSHU Public Radio.
27/10/2023 • 10 minutes 25 seconds
Staying safe this Halloween
From pets to kids to the environment, how to make spooky season safer for all. We spoke to Sgt John Fitzpatrick, Crime Prevention Officer for Wicklow, and also Gillian Bird, Head of Media and Education at DSPCA.
27/10/2023 • 10 minutes 21 seconds
A preview of the Rugby World Cup final
It's here and Ireland may not be in it, but it will still be a huge game. Kathleen McNamee previews the Rugby World Cup final and the rest of the weekend's sport.
27/10/2023 • 8 minutes 11 seconds
US air strikes in Syria and the latest on the conflict
Professor Scott Lucas gives us the latest on US airstrikes and we also speak to Dr Jennifer Cassidy Former Diplomat and lecturer of Diplomacy and International Law, at the University of Oxford.
27/10/2023 • 8 minutes 18 seconds
We hear about the National Circus Festival of Ireland
The circus comes to town this November as the National Circus Festival of Ireland (NCFI) takes up residency in Tralee once again from November 2nd to 5th, promising a jam-packed weekend filled with amazing homegrown and international talent and entertainment for all ages. Speaking to Anton this morning was Con Horgan Founder of National Circus Festival Ireland and Kim McCaffrey Creative Producer and Performer at National Circus Festival Ireland.
27/10/2023 • 11 minutes 14 seconds
Female Garda members targeted by colleagues in ‘offensive’ WhatsApp messages
An investigation is underway to determine why false information has been spread about female colleagues in private WhatsApp messages among An Garda Siochana. With more details on this Anton was joined this morning by Conor Lally Irish Times Security and Crime Editor.
27/10/2023 • 9 minutes 56 seconds
Boxed With John Fardy features 'The 'Lovers'
This week on Boxed, John Fardy takes a look at the Sky series, The Lovers.
26/10/2023 • 11 minutes 2 seconds
Is there an increase in abuse of referees in the GAA?
Is there an increase in abuse of referees in the GAA and what should we do about it? Shane Hannon joined Pat to discuss.
26/10/2023 • 6 minutes 21 seconds
Issues around safeguarding older and vulnerable people
The Inaugural International Adult Safeguarding Conference at Trinity College on Friday 27 October. It will look at the issues around safeguarding older and vulnerable people. Speaking to Pat ahead of the conference was Professor Amanda Phelan Professor in aging and community nursing at the Trinity school of nursing and midwifery.
26/10/2023 • 8 minutes 3 seconds
Three Books: With Stefanie Preissner
Writer and broadcaster Stefanie Preissner to tell us about three books she recommends.
26/10/2023 • 9 minutes 46 seconds
Death toll continues to rise in Maine shooting
Tragedy strikes the US; at least 22 people have been killed in 2 mass shootings in Maine. Terry Sheridan Managing Editor, WSHU Public Radio brought us the details.
26/10/2023 • 10 minutes 30 seconds
Discussing the Government’s call for Irish citizens to leave Lebanon
We discuss the government’s call for Irish citizens to leave Lebanon with Declan Power, Defence and Security expert and we’re joined by a conflict mediator to discuss the latest in Israel and if negotiations, or a resolution, are anywhere in sight.
26/10/2023 • 16 minutes 18 seconds
Do’s and don’ts when it comes to winter skincare.
We hear from one of Ireland's leading dermatologists about the do’s and don’ts when it comes to winter skincare. Joining Pat this morning was joined on the show by Professor Catriona Ryan, Consultant dermatologist at Institute of Dermatologists.
26/10/2023 • 12 minutes 30 seconds
New proposals to ban mobile phones in schools
New proposals to ban mobile phones in schools, is this a good idea? For reaction, Pat was joined on the show by Simon Lewis Principal of Educate Together National School, Co.Carlow.
26/10/2023 • 11 minutes 11 seconds
Gardening with Paraic
Paraic Horkan answers your green fingered questions and tells us the top things to do in your garden this week.
25/10/2023 • 6 minutes 56 seconds
Course on consent taught in prison
Newstalk Reporter Josh Crosbie brings us details of a course focused on the impact of violence against women and how consent is being taught to men behind bars.
25/10/2023 • 11 minutes 57 seconds
Care for family in their old age
Pat was joined by a panel to discuss the best way to care for people and family in their old age. Joining Pat this morning was Professor Rónán Collins, Geriatrician, stroke physician, and clinical lead at the Irish National Stroke Programme, Jenny Branigan, Owner of Total Physio and also Stephanie Regan, Psychotherapist and host of the Tough Love Podcast.
25/10/2023 • 17 minutes 5 seconds
Inside Hollywood: Continuing the must see horror movies
the scary season is upon us, we continue with our list of must-see horror movies with Lisa Cannon TV Host and Executive Producer of Spotlight.
25/10/2023 • 6 minutes 29 seconds
Owner of the Molly Blooms Bar in Tel Aviv
We will be getting the latest on Gaza from Professor Scott Lucas and we will be talking to the owner of the first Irish bar in Israel, Robert Siegal over of Molly Blooms live from Tel Aviv.
25/10/2023 • 19 minutes 44 seconds
Dacre Stoker Great grand nephew of Bram Stoker
The great grand nephew of Bram Stoker Dacre Stoker joined Pat to discuss his new multimedia presentation Stoker on Stoker, where he will be presenting never-before-seen images and writings from the acclaimed author of Dracula.
25/10/2023 • 8 minutes 15 seconds
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak reaches one year in office
Celebrations or commiserations? UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak reaches one year in office, Consultant, Strategist and mental Health Campaigner Alastair Campbell joined Pat in the studio to discuss the milestone.
25/10/2023 • 13 minutes 56 seconds
Tech With Jess: Googles AI photo editing tool
This morning on the show, Newstalk's Technology Correspondent takes a look at the new Google AI photo editing tool.
24/10/2023 • 7 minutes 3 seconds
Nine Republicans have entered the race for House Speaker
9 Republicans have entered the race for House Speaker, what happens from here? Larry Donnelly Law Lecturer with The University of Galway and Columnist with The Journal.i e joined us on the show to discuss.
24/10/2023 • 9 minutes 35 seconds
Waterways Ireland are calling for changes to bye-laws
Waterways Ireland is calling for changes to bye-laws which they say are necessary to protect our waters. Speaking to Pat this morning, Paddy Harkin Inspector of Navigation at Waterways Ireland.
24/10/2023 • 7 minutes 8 seconds
One quarter of Irish homes has had a problem drinker
A quarter of adults in Ireland lived with a problem drinker as a child according to a new study by Maynooth University. With more detail on the findings, Pat was joined on the show by Professor Mary Ryan Consultant Endocrinologist and Senior Lecturer in the Bon Secours Barringtons, Hospital in Limerick and UCD.
24/10/2023 • 8 minutes 58 seconds
Dana Erlich, Israeli Ambassador to Ireland
Dana Erlich, Israeli ambassador to Ireland joined Pat this morning in studio.
24/10/2023 • 26 minutes 24 seconds
How to craft a heartfelt apology
Irish people say sorry in all the wrong places. We hear how to craft a heartfelt apology with Ray O'Neill Assistant Professor in Psychotherapy in the School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health.
24/10/2023 • 8 minutes 18 seconds
Britney Spears memoir ‘The Woman in Me’ released today
Britney Spears's memoir ‘The Woman in Me’ is released globally today. We talked to Entertainment journalist Rory Cashin about the revelations.
24/10/2023 • 11 minutes 16 seconds
Death toll in Gaza reaches 5,000
As the death toll in Gaza reaches 5,000 we speak to Professor of Peace Studies Paul Rogers on where the conflict stands on the global landscape.
24/10/2023 • 9 minutes 36 seconds
Ask The Expert: Prof Gaye Cunnane, Consultant Rheumatologist at St James Hospital
Our ask the expert today joining Pat was Professor Gaye Cunnane Professor of Rheumatology at Trinity College Dublin and St James Hospital and Director of Health and Wellbeing at the Royal College of Physicians Ireland.
23/10/2023 • 12 minutes 15 seconds
Former jockey Nina Carberry on her new book
Out of the saddle and onto the bookshelves; former jockey Nina Carberry joined Pat in studio to chat about her new children’s book 'Ride To The Rescue'.
23/10/2023 • 16 minutes 49 seconds
Expulsions and suspensions climb significantly at second-level schools
Expulsions and suspensions have increased significantly post-pandemic, we ask why with Eric Nelligan Assistant Principal of St Munchins College in Limerick and member of Aontu.
23/10/2023 • 8 minutes 52 seconds
Calls for a ferry service between Cork and Waterford
There are calls for a ferry service to be installed to travel between Cork and Waterford. A motion has been put forward for a feasibility study to take place on a ferry link. This would form part of a travel corridor between the counties for pedestrians and cyclists. Our reporter, Josh Crosbie, made the trip by car and spoke with those who remember the old boat service.
23/10/2023 • 10 minutes 55 seconds
Thousands of Irish drivers subjected to major data breach
Thousands of Irish drivers were victims of a data breach, with more than half a million documents exposed to hackers. We more on this Pat spoke to Adrian Weckler Tech editor for the Irish Independent and the Sunday Independent.
23/10/2023 • 4 minutes 31 seconds
The growth of fertility tracking apps
Fertility tracking apps have grown in popularity but are they a good alternative to traditional birth control? Pat has a discussion with Aisling Fox, Nutritional Therapist and owner of AOK Nutrition, Kate O’Connell, Former TD & Pharmacist, and also Dr Amy Morgan, Drogheda GP.
23/10/2023 • 16 minutes 47 seconds
Yellow and orange weather warnings in place across the country
With yellow and orange weather warnings in place across the country we get the latest on what people can expect with Alan O'Reilly from Carlow Weather.
23/10/2023 • 6 minutes 18 seconds
Sport: England lose out to South Africa
England surprisingly gave South Africa a run for their money in the Rugby World Cup over the weekend, and the great Bobby Charlton passed away. We get all the sport with Phil Egan.
23/10/2023 • 11 minutes 2 seconds
The rise of international pet smuggling
More than 400 smuggled pets were discovered in a raid in Barcelona last Wednesday. With there being several high-profile seizures in Ireland over the past few years. How much of a problem is pet smuggling in Ireland and how do we contribute to the cruel practice ?We discuss this with Gillian Bird Head of Education and Media at the DSPCA.
23/10/2023 • 9 minutes
The latest on the Israel-Palestine conflic
The latest on the Israel-Palestine conflict – where does it stand over two weeks in? Pat was joined on the show by Duncan Bullivant Special Advisor to the Head of the Bosnia peacekeeping mission, part of the UK mission to Kosovo in 1999, and CEO of the Henderson Group, an international risk management advisory.
23/10/2023 • 16 minutes 43 seconds
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat today was Colm Brophy FG TD Dublin South West, Jack Power Reporter with the Irish Times, and Marian Harkin TD Independent TD for Sligo-Leitrim.
20/10/2023 • 20 minutes 49 seconds
Friday Food with Gareth Mullins
Gareth Mullins has a beautiful minestrone and some lovely butternut squash soup recipes for us to try this weekend.All with thanks to Cully & Sully.
20/10/2023 • 6 minutes 11 seconds
How the Gaza Israel conflict is impacting hospital services
We discuss the impact the conflict is having on hospital services. Speaking to Pat this morning was Dr. Daniel Briscoe, nephew of the late Ben Briscoe TD, an Irish expat working as an Ophthalmologist in Tel Aviv.
20/10/2023 • 14 minutes 59 seconds
New book by British comedian and author Andi Osho
British comedian and author Andi Osho has written a fiction book about the difficulties of stand-up and the power of love. Andi joined Pat to chat about her new book 'Tough Crowd'
20/10/2023 • 11 minutes 48 seconds
The Cork businesses and people impacted by flooding
Serious concerns for residents in Midleton estate who are on 'high alert' for further flooding. We hear from the people and businesses impacted by the flooding. Talking to Pat this morning was Lynda Corigliano owner of La Trattoria Restaurant, Laurie O'Donnell Owner of HS2 Midleton Hair Salon, and Patrick O’ Donovan Minister for the Office of Public Works.
20/10/2023 • 23 minutes 57 seconds
Sport: Rugby World Cup continues despite our exit
The Rugby World Cup continues despite our exit, as well as some interesting fixtures in the Premier League. All the sport with Kathleen McNamee.
20/10/2023 • 7 minutes 56 seconds
The great work of the Helium Arts charity
Children living with health conditions can find joy and escapism through art and creativity. We hear about Helium Arts the national children’s arts and health charity Speaking to Pat this morning was Helene Hugel Founder, CEO, and artistic director of Helium Arts, and also Annette Cotter Parent of Ruth, a 14-year-old wheelchair user who attends Helium Arts workshops.
20/10/2023 • 10 minutes 19 seconds
The Irish relationship with Palestine
We dive into the history behind Ireland’s pro-Palestine stance and its significance for the European Union with Naomi O'Leary Europe Correspondent for the Irish Times.
20/10/2023 • 11 minutes 1 second
The business of: The Irish fry up
e devour over 2 million sausages a day. 1 m rashers and 2 million eggs. We take a look at the business of the Irish fry-up with Newstalk Business Editor Joe Lynam.This is all with thanks to Croke Park Meetings & Events
19/10/2023 • 8 minutes 5 seconds
Who could we see as a potential Ireland Manager?
Off the ball’s Shane Hannon rates the current potential options to replace Stephen Kenny as Ireland Manager.
19/10/2023 • 8 minutes 51 seconds
An Irish ex-pat on the reality of life in the middle of a conflict zone
An Irish ex-pat living in Israel with his family discusses the reality of life in the middle of a conflict zone. Speaking to Pat this morning was Daragh Nener-Lally from Co Roscommon who has been living in Israel with his family for the last eight years.
19/10/2023 • 12 minutes 10 seconds
Just what is maths anixety ?
Does your heart race when you have to work with numbers? We talk to a teacher about maths anxiety and why it is affecting more girls than boys
19/10/2023 • 10 minutes 4 seconds
The new EU wide drug trafficking action plan
On the show, we heard about the new EU-wide drug trafficking action plan with Hanne Cokelaere, Mobility Reporter for POLITICO Europe and also Michael O'Sullivan Ex-Garda assistant commissioner & former head of the EU's anti-drugs smuggling agency, the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre.
19/10/2023 • 10 minutes 58 seconds
How to make Halloween more sustainable
With Halloween just around the corner, some top tips on how to make the spooky celebration more sustainable with Jo Linehan Editor of the Climate Supplement at the Sunday Times Ireland.
19/10/2023 • 8 minutes 30 seconds
We hear from UNICEF live from Israel
Aid groups have been calling for the protection of children on both sides of the conflict in Gaza, we hear from UNICEF live from Israel. Speaking to Pat this morning was Jonathan Crickx Chief of Communication, UNICEF Palestine.
19/10/2023 • 10 minutes 29 seconds
Henry McKean reports on the dangers of fireworks this Halloween
Halloween is still over a week away but fireworks are already going off in neighbourhoods every night Fireworks are illegal in the State and you can face 5 years in prison or a €10,000 fine if found in possession of them to sell or supply. Henry McKean visited Newry, which being a different jurisdiction, can sell them, and also met with the Dublin Fire Brigade and Department of Justice to get advice.
19/10/2023 • 11 minutes 27 seconds
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has arrived in Israel
The UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has arrived in Israel where he is expected to press for humanitarian aid to be delivered to Gaza. Pat was joined to discuss with Alastair Campbell Consultant, strategist, and mental health campaigner. Does podcast The Rest is Politics with ex Tory minister Rory Stewart.
19/10/2023 • 15 minutes 51 seconds
Gardening with Paraic
Paraic Horkan answers listeners questions and tells us the top things to do in your garden this week
18/10/2023 • 10 minutes 16 seconds
‘The Monsignor: The Man, His Mistresses and the Missing Money’
The scandalous double life of a Twentieth Century preacher in a new book by Una O’Hagan and the late Colm Keane’s book ‘The Monsignor: The Man, His Mistresses, and the Missing Money’.
18/10/2023 • 11 minutes 20 seconds
50% increase in the number of new licensed electric cars
There has been a 50 percent increase in the number of new licensed electric cars so far this year as electric car popularity continues to increase in Ireland. Conor Faughan Transport Consultant brought Pat the details.
18/10/2023 • 11 minutes 40 seconds
Inside Hollywood: The must see horror movies this Halloween
As the scary season is upon us, we continue with our list of must-see horror movies with Lisa Cannon TV Host and Executive Producer of Spotlight.
18/10/2023 • 11 minutes 9 seconds
Green Scene: Robot farming
Ruth Freeman explains robot farming and how we can do better with e-waste in this week’s Green Scene with Dr Ruth Freeman Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland.
18/10/2023 • 7 minutes 12 seconds
We hear from a Meath doctor whose family are trapped in Gaza
We get the latest from the war between Israel and Gaza and speak to a doctor whose family is trapped in Gaza. Joining Pat this morning was Jotam Confino, Foreign Editor at Jewish News, and also Dr Ahmed Mahmoud, a doctor based in Meath with family in Gaza.
18/10/2023 • 18 minutes 17 seconds
Hugh Wallace on making most of your home and renovations
Architect and presenter Hugh Wallace with tips for getting the most out of your home.
18/10/2023 • 9 minutes 30 seconds
The latest on the airstrike at a hospital in Gaza
We get the latest on the airstrike at a hospital in Gaza that has left over 500 people dead with John Simpon BBC World Affairs Editor.
18/10/2023 • 16 minutes 24 seconds
Tech With Jess: new Google Pixel phones
Newstalk Technology Correspondent Jess Kelly joined Pat this morning to review the new Google Pixel phones.
17/10/2023 • 6 minutes 24 seconds
Martin Doyle’s ‘Dirty Linen: The Troubles in My Home Place’
An exploration of one rural parish during the Troubles speaks volumes about the legacy of violence in the North. Martin Doyle Author of ‘Dirty Linen: The Troubles in My Home Place’ and books editor for the Irish Times joined Pat on the show this morning.
17/10/2023 • 14 minutes 22 seconds
Concern for Irish troops in Lebanon
Concern for Irish troops in Lebanon amid fears of an escalation of the violence in Israel and we learn about the disinformation that is surrounding the conflict. We speak to Cathal Berry TD and also Dr David Robert Grimes Scientist, Author & Disinformation Specialist.
17/10/2023 • 18 minutes 7 seconds
The 2022 report on prison services in Ireland
Degrading conditions, a complaint system not fit for purpose, and a rising number of deaths in custody. The Inspector of Prisons, Mark Kelly, released his 2022 report on prison services in Ireland with some shocking results. Mark Kelly the inspector of Prison joined Pat in studio today to discuss his report.
17/10/2023 • 10 minutes 24 seconds
Brussels 'on highest terror alert'
Brussels 'on highest terror alert' following the fatal shooting of two people in central Brussels. With more on this, we spoke to Rosie Birchard, Journalist onsite in Brussels.
17/10/2023 • 6 minutes 15 seconds
Growing numbers of adults are moving back in with their parents
Growing numbers of adults are moving back in with their parents for various reasons. We talk to Anne Kehoe President of the Psychology Society of Ireland about how everyone can survive in a busy household.
17/10/2023 • 10 minutes 54 seconds
Dublin Airport passenger numbers set to exceed 32 million
With passenger numbers set to exceed 32 million, is a third terminal on the way for Dublin Airport? We hear from Eogha Corry Editor In Chef of Travel Extra Magazine.
17/10/2023 • 8 minutes 9 seconds
Lara Marlowe on the conflict in Israel
Journalist and Author Lara Marlowe will give us her assessment of the situation in Israel based on years of observing from the frontline.
17/10/2023 • 15 minutes 28 seconds
Discussing multivitamin marketing myths
Sheena Mitchell, Pharmacist and founder of the health podcast joined us to discuss the multivitamin marketing myths ahead of flu season.
16/10/2023 • 10 minutes 40 seconds
Spend Christmas a bit differently this year !
Looking to escape at Christmas we’ll have the top hotel breaks for the special time of year with great suggestions from Travel Editor with the Independent Pol Ó Conghaile.
16/10/2023 • 10 minutes 55 seconds
Is not fancying your partner anymore grounds for divorce?
Is not fancying your partner any more grounds for divorce, or is the loss of chemistry and romance a sad reality in long term relationships. We hear from Stephanie Regan, clinical psychotherapist.
16/10/2023 • 7 minutes 40 seconds
‘Food On The Edge’: Storytelling through food
JP McMahon’s ‘Food On The Edge’ event on 16 and 17 October in Airfield Estate, Dundrum, explores modern Irish cuisine and brings together chefs from all over the world . JP spoke to Anton on the show about the event taking place.
16/10/2023 • 10 minutes 30 seconds
Motoring with Geraldine Herbert
From excise duty to benefit in kind, Geraldine Herbert Motoring Editor with the Sunday Independent will breakdown what budget 2024 means for motorists.
16/10/2023 • 10 minutes 32 seconds
EirGrid’s annual winter outlook report
Ireland has less reason to worry about winter energy supply than it did last year, according to EirGrid’s annual winter outlook report.
16/10/2023 • 11 minutes 7 seconds
'The Hike Life' by Rozanne Purcell
Rozanne Purcell joined on us this morning on the show to cha about her new Book “Hike Life” and her love for the outdoors.
16/10/2023 • 10 minutes 9 seconds
Ireland's Rugby World Cup dream is over
Well, they made us believe but unfortunately, Ireland’s Rugby World Cup dream ended in spectacular fashion on Saturday night against the All Blacks. Irish rugby legend Keith Wood was there on Saturday night and joins us this morning to talk through along with Kathleen McNamee Digital Producer with Off the Ball and Host of COYGIG podcast. Henry McKean was in Paris and got the reaction from fans on the Paris streets.
16/10/2023 • 17 minutes 49 seconds
President Biden warns against the occupation of Gaza
President Biden warns against the occupation of Gaza, and Middle East expert Patrick Cockburn will give us the latest from Israel.
16/10/2023 • 11 minutes 49 seconds
Health and community workers preparing for strike action tomorrow
Workers in community and voluntary sector organisations, funded by the HSE and other State agencies, are due to take indefinite strike action over pay disparity from tomorrow our reporter Josh Crosbie met with some of the organisations involved.
16/10/2023 • 11 minutes 41 seconds
Number of Gardaí checkpoint alcohol tests at drops
The number of alcohol breath tests carried out at Garda checkpoints has dropped by more than half compared with pre-pandemic levels while the number of gardaí assigned to roads policing is at its lowest level since 2017. Shane O’Donoghue, Editor at Complete Car .ie gave more details to Anton on the show this morning.
16/10/2023 • 11 minutes
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum
We take a look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Anton in the studio today was Gary Gannon – TD, Social Democrats, Spokesperson for Education, Cormac Devlin TD - Fianna Fáil Chief Whip, Deputy Government Whip, Dublin Spokesperson & TD for Dún Laoghaire and Tadgh McNally, Irish Examiner Political Reporter.
13/10/2023 • 22 minutes 49 seconds
It's Friday Food time on the show. Today Gary O’Hanlon, Executive Chef, of The Condor takes us through a tasty recipe of Anise Orange Cured Duck Leg Confit with Beetroot, Mushroom & Sherry Ragout.All with thanks to Cully & Sully.
13/10/2023 • 7 minutes 42 seconds
Jimmy Smallhorne writer of film 'The Miracle Club'
Jimmy Smallhorne, the writer of The film The Miracle Club, joined Anton on the show today to discuss the film which is released in cinemas today.
13/10/2023 • 9 minutes 49 seconds
Henry is with rugby fans in Paris
A huge game against New Zealand this weekend! We sent Henry McKean off to chat to the Irish fans about the game... and the bed bugs.
13/10/2023 • 11 minutes 8 seconds
From Premiership Rugby to Premiership Painter
From Premiership Rugby to Premiership Painter” we speak to Ed Williamson who has swapped rugby for fine art and has a new exhibition in The Oriel Gallery this October.
13/10/2023 • 9 minutes 56 seconds
Catherine Day, Former Secretary General of the European Commission
Catherine Day joins us to look back on 40 years of public service including being the first female secretary general of the EU.
13/10/2023 • 10 minutes 55 seconds
Israel says all 1.1 million Palestinians in north Gaza must leave
Israel says all 1.1 million Palestinians in north Gaza must leave. We get the latest on the conflict with Duncan Bullivant Special advisor to the head of the Bosnia peacekeeping mission, part of the UK mission to Kosovo in 1999, and Ceo of the Henderson group, an international risk management advisory.
13/10/2023 • 16 minutes 13 seconds
Sport: It’s the big one!
It’s the big one! Ireland will face New Zealand this weekend in a Quarter Final thriller! We speak to Malcolm O'Kelly former Irish Rugby player and also Kathleen McNamee from Off The Ball.
13/10/2023 • 5 minutes 52 seconds
‘Breaking the Heart Open’, a new book by psychologist Tony Bates
‘Breaking the Heart Open’, a new book by Tony Bates, tells of how a psychologist can learn from the pain of those he speaks to . Tony joined Anton on the show this morning.
13/10/2023 • 15 minutes 38 seconds
The age limit for joining the guards increases to 50
The age limit for joining the guards increases to 50, but will this have an actual effect on policing numbers? Speaking to Anton this morning was Brendan O'Connor President of the GRA and also Personal Trainer Chris Connelly.
13/10/2023 • 9 minutes 24 seconds
It is World Arthritis Day
Raising awareness about the prevalence of arthritis and the support available to those who suffer from it. We spoke to Peter Boyd Arthritis Ireland and Services Support Officer and also Dr John Stack Consultant Rheumatologist at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin.
12/10/2023 • 17 minutes 13 seconds
Boxed With John Fardy features 'Beckham@
Unmissable and not just for football fans! we feature the new Netflix documentary Beckham in this week’s 'Boxed' with John Fardy.
12/10/2023 • 6 minutes 31 seconds
The dangers of heat exhaustion in sport
We discuss the dangers of heat exhaustion in sports after the F1 Qatar Grand Prix last weekend with Shane Hannon.
12/10/2023 • 7 minutes 58 seconds
A traffic management review could be a roadmap to quicker commutes and less pollution
A traffic management review could be a roadmap to quicker commutes and less pollution. With more on this interesting topic, Pat was joined on the show by Paul McNeive Motivational Speaker and Author, Opinion Columnist for the Irish Independent.
12/10/2023 • 17 minutes 21 seconds
Organic and regenerative farming in Ireland
We hear about organic and regenerative farming in Ireland and the Irish brands that are embracing these new farming practices with Joe Linehan Editor of the Climate Supplement at the Sunday Times Ireland.
12/10/2023 • 5 minutes 58 seconds
Prof Scott Lucas on Israel Palestine conflict
Professor and Political analyst, Clinton Institute, University College Dublin brings us more insight and developments into to Israel and Palestine conflict.
12/10/2023 • 15 minutes 25 seconds
Will RTE secure a €40m bailout? The Public Affairs Committee hears from the broadcaster later this morning.
Will RTE secure a €40m bailout? The Public Affairs Committee will hear from the broadcaster later this morning. Speaking ahead of this appearance was Fionnan Sheahan Ireland Editor for the Independent.
12/10/2023 • 15 minutes 46 seconds
64% of school leaders report stress or burnout
With 64% of school leaders reporting stress or burnout we’ll hear from the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals about the mounting challenges facing educators. Joining Pat to discuss these findings this morning was Eric Nelligan Assistant Principal at St Munchins College Limerick and Aontú spokesperson on education.
12/10/2023 • 9 minutes 24 seconds
Autumn gardening with Paraic Horkan
Autumn is here and there are some autumn gardening jobs to undertake Paraic Horkan gives us tips and advice.
11/10/2023 • 10 minutes 42 seconds
We hear about the National Menopause Summit
Sinead McNamara Founder and Co-Director of the National Menopause Summit speaks about the importance of educating and empowering women in a world of misinformation and taboo.
11/10/2023 • 7 minutes 42 seconds
Inside Hollywood: Top ten Halloween movies
Why do we put ourselves through watching scary horror movies? This week on Inside Hollywood Lisa Cannon takes us through the top ten Halloween movies of all time.
11/10/2023 • 8 minutes 45 seconds
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar joined Pat in the studio to discuss what Budget 2024 brought to people, families, and businesses.
11/10/2023 • 28 minutes 30 seconds
Green Scene: Plants can clean gasoline fumes from air
On this week's Green Scene, we hear about new research that suggests plants can clean gasoline fumes from the air, and how much climate change is costing us. All this with Dr Ruth Freeman Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland.
11/10/2023 • 6 minutes 53 seconds
Update on the Israel-Palestine conflict
Former peacekeeper and academic Dr. Ray Murphy will give his view of the Israel-Palestine conflict with Pat this morning on the show.
11/10/2023 • 12 minutes 11 seconds
Susie Dents chats about her new book
‘Interesting Stories About Curious Words: From Stealing Thunder to Red Herrings’ is a new book by Susie Dent and Susie joined Pat on the show this morning.
11/10/2023 • 12 minutes 30 seconds
Tech With Jess: New Google devices up for review
Newstalk’s Tech Correspondent Jess Kelly reviews new FitBit from Google, as well as the full details on the new Pixel 8.
10/10/2023 • 7 minutes 42 seconds
Israel unleashes brutal response to Hamas attack
Israel unleashes brutal response to Hamas attack as the fallout from the weekend’s massacre continues. We speak to Alistair Bunkall, Middle East Correspondent With Sky News.
10/10/2023 • 9 minutes 38 seconds
What the public want to see in Budget 2024
Today we will finally find out who is doing well and not so well in the Budget. our reporter, Josh Crosbie has been meeting with people the length and breadth of the country, to hear what they want to see in the Budget:
10/10/2023 • 13 minutes 9 seconds
The eternal search for the stars and space
It’s the final day of World Space Week, we’ll look at man’s eternal search for the stars and the projects they’ve wielded. Speaking to Pat this morning was Professor Tom Ray a researcher with the Webb telescope and lead researcher of the Ariel project.
10/10/2023 • 10 minutes 34 seconds
We mark world mental health day
To mark world mental health day, one man tells us how aware helped him through his lifelong depression, when he decided to seek help at aged 60. Speaking to Pat this morning was Des Connolly an Aware Ambassador and also Dr. Susan Brannick Clinical Director of Aware.
10/10/2023 • 14 minutes 8 seconds
The politics & implications behind the Hammas attack
We discuss the politics & implications behind the Hamas attack and the Israeli retaliation with Duncan Bullivant Special Advisor to the Head of the Bosnia peacekeeping mission, part of the UK mission to Kosovo in 1999, and CEO of the Henderson Group, an international risk management advisory.
10/10/2023 • 16 minutes 23 seconds
Can AI change the face of hospitality?
As AI sets its sights on revolutionising more and more industries, we ask if can AI change the face of hospitality with Paul Armstrong, Technology expert and founder of TBD group.
10/10/2023 • 11 minutes 46 seconds
A look ahead to Budget 2024
Budget 2024, social welfare boosts, childcare help, and tax changes – what's coming up in Budget 2024? Daniel McConnell, Editor, of The Business Post joined Pat to discuss.
10/10/2023 • 13 minutes 39 seconds
Ask The Expert: Dr Brendan Cummings Wellington Eye Clinic
Refractive eye surgery can be extremely beneficial, however when not done by a certified medical professional, certain things can go wrong. Our expert has all the answers to your eye problems. Joining Pat this morning was Dr Brendan Cummings Consultant ophthalmic surgeon at The Wellington Eye Clinic .
09/10/2023 • 11 minutes 18 seconds
US faces problems at home and abroad
US faces problems at home and abroad as the conflict in Israel raises pressing questions while republicans jockey for position. To get the latest Pat was joined by Larry Donnelly Law Lecturer with The University of Galway and Columnist with The Journal.ie.
09/10/2023 • 10 minutes 56 seconds
The certification of electric airplanes
We discuss the certification of electric planes and the future of aviation with Lt Col Kevin Byrne airplane safety and security auditor.
09/10/2023 • 12 minutes 56 seconds
'Caution To The Wind' A Memoir by Terry Prone
Caution To The Wind takes readers on a journey into the life of Terry Prone, one of the most successful businesswomen in Ireland from the 1970s. Terry joined Pat this morning on the show.
09/10/2023 • 21 minutes 59 seconds
Prof Luke O'Neill on his new science book
Luke O'Neill joined Pat to chat about his new book Boldly Go Where No Book Has Gone Before A Joyous Journey through all of Science is a book which explores different types of science and scientists throughout the world.
09/10/2023 • 11 minutes 17 seconds
A look back on the weekend of sport
Ireland dominated Scotland to book themselves a quarter-final place against New Zealand. Keith Wood will join us to analyse the match along with Kathleen McNamee Digital Producer with Off the Ball and Host of COYGIG podcast.
09/10/2023 • 15 minutes 23 seconds
Israel declares war
Israel declares war following Saturday’s music festival massacre, we’ll look at the history behind the conflict with Scott Lucas, Professor of US Politics at the Clinton Institue UCD.
09/10/2023 • 19 minutes 1 second
What exactly is mom rage and how can you manage it?
What exactly is mom rage and how can you manage it? Pat was joined on the show this morning by Laura Erskine, Parenting expert and mother of three and also Dr. Caroline Boyd, a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in intrusive thoughts and anger.
09/10/2023 • 13 minutes 39 seconds
Alastair Campbell on Israel at war and the Labour party conference
Writer, communicator, consultant, strategist, and mental health campaigner Alastair Campbell on Israel at war and the Labour party conference.
09/10/2023 • 12 minutes 41 seconds
Friday Food:The perfect match day finger food
Gareth Mullins, Executive Chef at the Anantara Marker Hotel, gives his recipe for the perfect chicken wings and sticky pork ribs ahead of the big game this weekend!
06/10/2023 • 5 minutes 30 seconds
Does Ireland have a dependance on codeine?
No one is immune to painkiller misuse or addiction, according to Dr Conor Hearty.Dr Conor Hearty, Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesiology at the National Orthopedic Hospital Cappagh spoke with Pat about Ireland's relationship with painkillers.
06/10/2023 • 13 minutes 13 seconds
Our Friday Forum looks back on the news stories of the week
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat today is Richard Boyd Barrett, People Before Profit TD for Dun Laoghaire, Kathleen Funchion, Sinn Féin TD for Carlow Kilkenny and Neale Richmond, Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment with Special Responsibility for Business, Employment and Retail.
06/10/2023 • 20 minutes 59 seconds
Amber Barrett on Creeslough: 'It's hard to believe it's been a year'
As the first anniversary of the Creeslough explosion draws near this weekend, the community is preparing to commemorate the tragedy with a memorial service. The memory of this incident will forever stay with all those in Creeslough. Amber Barrett, international football player and Creeslough resident spoke to Pat.
06/10/2023 • 11 minutes 38 seconds
The latest on the attempted kidnapping of Holly Willoughby
Enda Brady, London based journalist joined Pat to discuss the latest headlines from the UK including, Rishi Sunak’s plan to ban smoking, the attempted kidnapping of Holly Willoughby, Labour party plans to implement teeth brushing in school classrooms and UK Labour leader Keir Starmer says Irish unity vote ‘not even on the horizon.
06/10/2023 • 12 minutes 24 seconds
Today's sport headlines with Shane Hannon
Off the Ball's Shane Hannon joined Pat to discuss today's sports headlines including, the Premier League, the women's Super League, FAI Cup and the darts!
06/10/2023 • 3 minutes 59 seconds
Máiría Cahill on her new memoir 'Rough Beast: my story and the reality of Sinn Féin'
Columnist, author & former senator, Mairia Cahill joined Pat to speak about her new book 'Rough Beast: my story and the reality of Sinn Féin'.'Rough beast', is a tale not merely of survival, but a blazon of unyielding defiance against the sinister shadows of power and abuse in Ireland's political circles.Navigating through the twisted alleyways of trauma, secret IRA investigations, and Sinn Féin’s refusal to acknowledge their gruesome methodologies, Cahill stitches together a narrative that is as piercing as it is illuminating.If you have been impacted by anything in that interview you can contact the rape crisis centre on 1800 77 8888.
06/10/2023 • 30 minutes 35 seconds
Ireland vs Scotland preview with Gordon D'Arcy
Irish rugby legend Gordon D'Arcy spoke to Pat about what we should expect tomorrow when Ireland take on Scotland in the Rugby World Cup.
06/10/2023 • 7 minutes 56 seconds
Russia attacks a supermarket in the Ukraine
51 people have been murdered in a brutal attack by Russia on a supermarket in the Ukraine.Johnny O’ Reilly Journalist and Film Maker based in Kiev gave Pat the latest.
06/10/2023 • 10 minutes 18 seconds
Conor Faughnan discusses preventing road injury and escooters
Transport Consultant, Conor Faughnan joined Pat to discuss cyclists, road injuries, and eScooters.
05/10/2023 • 15 minutes 47 seconds
Laurence Fox arrested after the police raid his home in London
Suspended GB News host, Laurence Fox, has been arrested after the police raided his home due to suspicion of conspiring to commit criminal damage to ULEZ cameras. London Based journalist, Enda Brady gave Pat the latest.
05/10/2023 • 9 minutes 26 seconds
The business of waste bins with Joe Lynam
Did you ever wonder what happens to all the rubbish we throw out? Joe Lynam, Newstalk's business editor spoke to Pat about the business or refuse collections with thanks to Croke Park Meetings & Events.
05/10/2023 • 7 minutes 56 seconds
Henry McKean finds out more about gender reveal parties
The latest import from America to Ireland is 'gender reveal' parties. The TikTok craze sees couples invite their friends and family to a party, where the sex of their baby is announced to the world.Newstalk reporter, Henry McKean spoke to ultrasound clinics and families about the gender reveal phenomenon.
05/10/2023 • 12 minutes 41 seconds
Houseboats owners may face homelessness due to new permit prices
Houseboats owners may face homelessness due to steep permit hikes that are unaffordable for many.Houseboat owner, Ronan Herron spoke to Pat about the effects of permit hikes.Image: @edtheburke
05/10/2023 • 14 minutes 23 seconds
Early years providers to meet with Oireachtas members
Early years providers from across Ireland will gather in Dublin today to highlight issues facing the sector with Oireachtas members ahead of Budget 2024.Frances Byrne, Director of policy at Early Childhood Ireland spoke to Pat.
05/10/2023 • 10 minutes 18 seconds
Science with Luke: 2023 Nobel Prize rundown
Luke O’Neill, Professor of Biochemistry at the School of Immunology in Trinity College, tells us the extraordinary background of the 2023 Nobel Prize winners.
05/10/2023 • 10 minutes 58 seconds
EU member states come to an agreement on migration rules
EU member states have come to an agreement on overhauling their rules on responding to big increases in irregular migration. The deal comes after lengthy negotiations and a steep rise in arrivals. Europe Correspondent for the Irish Times, Naomi O’ Leary spoke to Pat.
05/10/2023 • 8 minutes 52 seconds
Liverpool's VAR debacle: 'It was damning'
Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp has called for a rematch between Liverpool and Tottenham after a VAR mistake was made in their match against the London team.Off the Ball's Shane Hannon joined Pat to discuss.
05/10/2023 • 7 minutes 33 seconds
130,000 people are problem gamblers
Data from the ESRI has revealed to true scale of problem gambling in Ireland. Pat was joined by Professor of Psychiatry Brendan Kelly and Recovering Gambling Addict, Eoin Coyne.
05/10/2023 • 16 minutes 8 seconds
Skin Deep: Eczema
Consultant Dermatologist, Niki Ralph shared her expert advice on effectively managing dry skin and eczema in the colder months.
05/10/2023 • 11 minutes 8 seconds
Tragic bus crash in Venice
At least 21 people including 2 children have died after a bus crashed off an overpass near Venice and caught fire. Irish journalist living in Northern Italy, Hugo McCafferty spoke to Pat about the tragic incident.
04/10/2023 • 6 minutes 44 seconds
Kevin McCarthy ousted as speaker by Far-Right Republicans
Kevin McCarthy is ousted as Speaker of the House by hard-right Republicans.Terry Sheridan, Managing Editor of WSHU Public Radio gave Pat the latest.
04/10/2023 • 10 minutes 46 seconds
Bilingual Parenting with Simon Tierney
According to the latest census results, there has been a significant increase in the number of people speaking languages other than English at home, Newstalk reporter and researcher, Simon Tierney went to find out more...Image: Priscilla Tielle Mariz de Medeiros and Robert Ronayne are raising their daughter Chloe bilingually.
04/10/2023 • 19 minutes 33 seconds
Budget 2024 preview
Sean Defoe, Bauer Media’s political correspondent and Cormac Lucey, Economics Columnist for the Sunday Times Ireland, spoke to Pat about what we should expect ahead of next week's budget.
04/10/2023 • 13 minutes 56 seconds
Anxiety on the eve of WWII caused suicide spike in the UK
In the anticipation of the second world war a shocking spike in suicides struck the UK. How did the events leading up to the world's greatest conflict impact society's emotional and mental well-being?Julie Gottlieb, Professor of modern history at the University of Sheffield, spoke to Pat about her research into the human cost of global tensions.
04/10/2023 • 12 minutes 22 seconds
Green Scene: Sensitive gorillas and avoiding bed bugs in Paris
On this week's Green Scene: Gorillas are sensitive souls but very resilient and what of the bed bug infestation in Paris?Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland, Ruth Freeman joined Pat.
04/10/2023 • 10 minutes 42 seconds
Inside Hollywood: Rami Malek
On Inside Hollywood this week TV host and executive producer of Spotlight, Lisa Cannon looks at the career of Rami Malek.
04/10/2023 • 9 minutes 4 seconds
'Every Night is Full of Stars' by Aoibhin Garrihy
‘Every Night is Full of Stars: More Meaningful Poems for Life’ is Aoibhin Garrihy’s latest book featuring an array of different poems. Aoibhin Garrihy, Co-founder of Beo Wellness and Author, spoke to Pat about her new book.
04/10/2023 • 8 minutes 58 seconds
Surviving Prostate Cancer: "You still have your whole life ahead of you"
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men across Ireland with around 3,500 new cases each year, and over 500 deaths. 4 out of 5 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer without having any symptoms. Pat was joined by consultant urologist at The Mater Hospital and St Vincent's Hospital, Dr. David Galvin and prostate cancer survivor, Jonathon Molloy to discuss the importance of getting regular check-ups with your GP.
04/10/2023 • 18 minutes 51 seconds
Ask The Expert: Gardening with Paric Horkan
Our expert this morning was Paraic Horkan, Horticulturist & Keen Gardener, Graduate of the National Botanic Gardens and he answered listeners' questions.
04/10/2023 • 11 minutes 22 seconds
Fish and Chips shops getting battered
Atlantic Treasures fish shop in Killybegs, one of the country’s busiest fishing ports, closed over the weekend due they say to a scarcity of fish.The closure follows a worrying trend of fish and chip shops shutting up around the country.So, is your “one and one”, cod and chips order in peril, and what can you do to save your local chipper?Newstalk’s Sarah Madden reports
03/10/2023 • 9 minutes 37 seconds
Tech With Jess: The issues with the new Apple 15
Having issues with your Apple 15? Jess Kelly joins us next to talk it through them and answers listeners tech questions.
03/10/2023 • 8 minutes
Russia is preparing itself for many years of war in Ukraine
Leaked Russian defence spending documents show that Russia is prepared for many years of fighting in Ukraine. For more on this Pat was joined on the show by Duncan Bullivant, CEO of Henderson Risk Group and Former British Diplomat.
03/10/2023 • 22 minutes 5 seconds
The explosive truth of text-bombing
The explosive truth of text-bombing: When messages turn toxic. Clinical Psychotherapist Stephanie Regan explains all
03/10/2023 • 9 minutes 11 seconds
New hope for safe and effective gestational diabetes treatment
Pregnant women offered new hope for safe and effective gestational diabetes treatment. Speaking to Pat this morning was Professor Fidelma Dunne, Professor of Medicine at the University of Galway and Consultant Endocrinologist at Saolta Hospital Health Care Group.
03/10/2023 • 11 minutes 4 seconds
Trump’s civil fraud trial opens in New York
Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial opens in New York; we get the latest from Larry Donnelly Law Lecturer at the University of Galway and Columnist with The Journal.
03/10/2023 • 9 minutes 14 seconds
The GRA on looming service withdrawals
The Garda Representative Association discusses looming service withdrawals and the challenge of overtime. Speaking to Pat this morning was James Morrisroe Interim Deputy General Secretary of the GRA.
03/10/2023 • 10 minutes 1 second
Should Air BnB properties be used for long term rentals?
Air BnB is being targeted as having an impact on the housing crisis. Should these properties be used for long-term rentals?
03/10/2023 • 7 minutes 45 seconds
Barristers around the country are on strike
On one of the busiest days of the year for the criminal courts, barristers around the country are on strike. We spoke to Sean Guerin SC on why this day of strike is taking place.
03/10/2023 • 14 minutes 2 seconds
What is the new COVID booster jab?
What is the new COVID booster jab, will it protect against new variants and where can you get it? Dr Lucy Jessop HSE National Immunisation lead consultant on public Health Medicine joined Pat this morning on the show.
03/10/2023 • 11 minutes 35 seconds
The Irish prison service recruitment campaign
The Irish prison service is looking to recruit passionate driven prison officers in an ongoing campaign. We hear from the Director General of the Irish Prison Service Caron McCaffrey.
02/10/2023 • 9 minutes 25 seconds
Ask The Expert: On oral hygiene
Our ask-the expert this week is Dr. Bronagh Keane, a General and cosmetic dentist who will give advice on oral hygiene and answer listeners' questions.
02/10/2023 • 11 minutes 15 seconds
Lincolns Lady Soldier – Albert Cashier - A new play
The case of the soldier Albert Cashier, born "Jennie Hodgers", is the subject of a new play in the Smok Alley Theatre this November. Joining Pat to tell about the story of Solder Albert Cashier in the play are actors Anthony Kinahan and Ceara Carney.
02/10/2023 • 9 minutes 45 seconds
Travel With Pól : Mid-term breaks
Pol O’Conghaile brings us some travel recommendations for the Mid-term break.
02/10/2023 • 8 minutes 43 seconds
A new book on Irish Ghost stories by Anne Doyle
We talk ghosts, goblin’s, and all things ghastly with one of Ireland’s most iconic broadcasters Anne Doyle who has written a new book 'Tales From Another World' a frightful collection of Irish Ghost stories
02/10/2023 • 11 minutes 37 seconds
Has the capital got enough hotels?
As another hotel is refused planning permission, this time in Temple Bar, we ask has the capital got enough hotels. Newstalk's reporter Josh Crosbie has been looking into this and sat down with Pat this morning with his findings.
02/10/2023 • 12 minutes
European victory in the Ryder Cup
European victory in the Ryder Cup and a dramatic weekend in the Premier League, Kathleen McNamee from OTB joined us this morning to review the weekend of sport.
02/10/2023 • 9 minutes 19 seconds
Call for Dublin car parks to be used for housing
Two Dublin city centre car parks could be repurposed for housing, cultural venues or “urban farming” under a proposal to reassess the use of commercial buildings owned by Dublin City Council. With more details on this Pat was joined by Donna Cooney Green Party Councillor for Clontarf.
02/10/2023 • 13 minutes 2 seconds
Red flags to look out for in a coercive relationship
Spotting the edges of a coercive relationship, what are the things to watch out for in a romantic relationship? We hear from Sarah Benson CEO of Women's AId and also Brendan Kelly Professor of Psychiatry at Trinity College, Consultant Psychiatrist at Tallaght University Hospital .
02/10/2023 • 16 minutes 48 seconds
Up to 30,000 people driving without a full licence
Up to 30,000 people have been driving for years without a full driver's license. Pat discusses these figures with the Editor of Complete Car. ie Shane O’Donoghue.
02/10/2023 • 13 minutes 49 seconds
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum
We take a look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat this morning was Christine Bohan Deputy Editor The Journal, Eoin O'Broin Sinn Fein T.D. for Dub Mid-West and Spokesman on Housing, Local Govt & Heritage and also Patrick Costello Green Party TD for Dublin South-Central Spokesperson on Justice.
29/09/2023 • 22 minutes 29 seconds
A new book by Emily Hourican
Author Emily Hourican joined Pat in studio this morning to chat about her new book ' Invitation To The Kennedy's'.
29/09/2023 • 14 minutes 27 seconds
Publicans have called for excise duty to be lowered
A new report which shows that Ireland is paying the second highest excise duty on alcohol in the EU and UK. Publicans have called for excise duty to be lowered ahead of the upcoming budget. Speaking to Pat this morning was Professor Anthony Foley Author of the report and Associate Professor of Economics in Dublin City University Business School.
29/09/2023 • 11 minutes 53 seconds
Friday Food with Gareth Mullins
Gareth Mullins joins us with a real home comfort treat - Pork sausages and colcannon mash with onion Gravy.Friday Food is with thanks to Cully & Sully.
29/09/2023 • 5 minutes 7 seconds
Alarming survey reveals high rates of abuse targeting doctors
Doctors punched by patients, spat at and held at gunpoint new survey reveals. We get a reaction from these findings from Dr Chris Luke Columnist with the Irish Medical Times and Retired Consultant in Emergency Medicine and also Dr James Thorpe Deputy Medical Director of the Medical Protection Society.
29/09/2023 • 10 minutes 56 seconds
Can Europe take the Ryder Cup on home soil?
Can Europe take the Ryder Cup on home soil? Kathleen McNamee looks ahead of a busy weekend in sport.
29/09/2023 • 6 minutes 2 seconds
Strong leadership is what is important in the housing sector
Grainia Long, Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Housing Executive, the strategic housing authority for Northern Ireland and one of the largest publicly owned social landlords in Europe joined Pat on the show to discuss how strong leadership is what is important in the housing sector.
29/09/2023 • 11 minutes 14 seconds
Mexico’s legalisation of drugs in the 1930’s and 40’s
We lookinto Mexico’s legalisation of drugs in the 1930’s and 40’s and how it can inform today’s ‘’war on drugs’’ with Alexander Avina Associate Professor of History at Arizona State University.
29/09/2023 • 21 minutes 49 seconds
Minister Simon Coveney discusses Money, drugs and Drew Flu
Money, drugs, and Drew Flu we hear from Minister Simon Coveney Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment in the Irish Government. Fine Gael TD for Cork.
29/09/2023 • 15 minutes 10 seconds
Boxed With John Fardy features 'Sex Education'
In Boxed with John Fardy we take a look at season four of Netflix's ‘’Sex Education’.’
28/09/2023 • 12 minutes 21 seconds
Three Books: Shane Beatty
Newstalk presenter Shane Beatty tells us about the three books that have made an impacted on him. Listen here to find out those three books Shane has picked.
28/09/2023 • 6 minutes 11 seconds
Therapeutic equine centre need for new premises
Georgia Lillishas found comfort in horses following the tragic death of her mother in 2008. Georgia is now desperately searching for new premises for her therapeutic equine centre for children and said: “Horses have kept me sane and on this earth through dark times.” Pat was joined today by Georgina as she spoke about her beloved horse and the seach for a new premises for her equine centre.
28/09/2023 • 12 minutes 2 seconds
All the motoring news with Geraldine Herbert
We get all the motoring news with Geraldine Herbert including experts call for weight-based car tax as number and size of SUVs explodes and also Alcohol breath-test devices that can stop cars from starting may be introduced in State next year.
28/09/2023 • 10 minutes 59 seconds
A look back at the hotly contested GOP debate
We look to the US following the hotly contested GOP debate last night and Kevin McCarthy's difficulties dealing with the hard right elements in his party. All with Larry Donelly University of Galway Law Lecturer. Political columnist with Journal.ie.
28/09/2023 • 8 minutes 58 seconds
Fewer babies are born every year but how does that impact society.
Fewer babies are born every year but how does that impact society? Do women need to be having more babies? To discuss Pat was joined on the show by Sinead O’Moore Host of stretch marks podcast and also David Quinn Columnist, Sunday Independent/Irish Catholic.
28/09/2023 • 15 minutes 26 seconds
The best sporting contests
Colm Boohig takes a look at the best sporting contests after Ireland's epic win over South Africa last week.
28/09/2023 • 7 minutes 57 seconds
Three new arrests made in Wexford drug haul
Irish waters turned from green to white, with three new arrests made in the Wexford drug haul. We get the latest with Mick O'Toole Crime and Defence Editor with the Irish Mirror.
28/09/2023 • 10 minutes 40 seconds
Diabetes Ireland launched their TEST campaign
We hear about a new campaign from Diabetes Ireland to raise awareness of chronic illness type 1 diabetes. Speaking to Pat this morning was Professor Edna Roche from the Irish Childhood Diabetes National Register and also Jay Hickey who has been living with diabetes for 20 years.
28/09/2023 • 10 minutes 59 seconds
Sinn Féin has extended its lead over its rivals
Sinn Féin has extended its lead over its rivals and remains on course to be comfortably the largest party in the next Dail according the today's Irish Times/Ipsos opinion poll.
28/09/2023 • 8 minutes 36 seconds
How to be more sustainable in second hand September
Jo Linehan Editor of the Climate Supplement at the Sunday Times Ireland looks at the social, economic and environmental benefits to opting for second-hand pieces.
28/09/2023 • 9 minutes 32 seconds
Gardaí have voted to strike on 10 November
Gardaí have voted to strike on 10 November as their industrial relations dispute with the Garda Commissioner Drew Harris deepened. With more on this, Pat was Brendan O’ Connor President of the GRA.
28/09/2023 • 12 minutes 46 seconds
Inside Hollywood: Anya Taylor-Joy
On Inside Hollywood this week with Lisa Cannon we look into the acting highs of Anya Taylor-Joy
27/09/2023 • 8 minutes 1 second
The stark facts of self-harm and suicide amongst young women
We investigate the stark facts of self-harm and suicide amongst young women with Dr Tara logan-Buckley Chartered Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Connolly Counselling Centre.
27/09/2023 • 8 minutes 56 seconds
Donald Trump and his family business face fraud allegations
Donald Trump and his family business face fraud allegations after a New York court ruled he inflated his net worth by up to $3.6 billion. We get the latest details with Scott Lucas Professor of US Politics at the Clinton Institute UCD.
27/09/2023 • 10 minutes 4 seconds
The role of AI technology in educational reform
We speak to an AI education expert on the role of technology in educational reform, including curriculum changes and student assessments. Talking to Pat this morning on was Dr Keith Quille Senior Lecturer at the School of Enterprise, Computing and Digital Transformation, TU Dublin.
27/09/2023 • 9 minutes 12 seconds
How to protect yourself from various online scams
With the steady rise of various online scams, what are the most effective strategies to protect yourself against scammers? Joining Pat with tips and advice was Conor Pope Consumer Affairs Correspondent with the Irish Times.
27/09/2023 • 14 minutes 59 seconds
Wild Derrynane - A natural history of Ireland's greater Skellig coast
Wildlife blogger and coastal outdoor educator Vincent Hyland takes us on a captivating journey through his latest masterpiece, 'Wild Derrynane: A Visual Natural History of the Greater Skellig Coast'.
27/09/2023 • 15 minutes 5 seconds
Gardai suspect a haul of over 100m worth of cocaine in Wexford raid
Gardai suspect a haul of over 100m worth of cocaine was hidden on a cargo ship raided yesterday, we hear the latest with Ralph Riegel, Journalist with The Irish Independent, and also Michael O’Sullivan, Former Garda Assistant Commissioner and former Head of the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.
27/09/2023 • 15 minutes 20 seconds
Green Scene: Sharks on golf courses!
17 bull sharks spent nearly two decades, in the lake of Carbrook golf course in Brisbane, Australia suggesting that the predators can live in low-saltwater environments indefinitely. The question is: how did they get there? We find out with Dr Ruth Freeman Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland .Green Scene with all with thanks to AIB.
27/09/2023 • 7 minutes 12 seconds
Family Carers Ireland call for major changes to be made ahead of budget 2024
Family Carers Ireland will be going to Leinster House calling for major changes to be made ahead of budget 2024. Speaking to Pat this morning was Catherine Cox, Head of Communications and Policy at Family Carers Ireland.
27/09/2023 • 7 minutes 26 seconds
Politicians and public servants are set to receive pay rises
Next week, politicians and public servants are set to receive pay rises, with TDs' salaries increasing by €1,610 to nearly €109k. We get reactions from Peadar Tobin Leader of Aontú and also Gerard Howlin Public Affairs Consultant and Irish Times Contributor.
27/09/2023 • 14 minutes 17 seconds
Shoplifting "Pandemic" Sweeping the Country
Shoplifting will take place today in every county, every city, and every shop in the country.That’s according to retailers who say retail theft here is worse than it has ever been, some claim it’s even reached epidemic proportions.Newstalk Reporter Sarah Madden joins the Pat Kenny show with more.
27/09/2023 • 11 minutes 47 seconds
Tech With Jess: A review of the Samsung Watch 6 Classic
Today on the Show, Jess reviews the new Samsung Watch 6 Classic and answers our listener's tech questions.
26/09/2023 • 9 minutes 48 seconds
What are data centres?
Fingal County Council are extremely unhappy as planning permission has been granted to Amazon for the development of three data centres in North County Dublin. Speaking to Pat with more on this was Dr Paul Dean Senior lecturer in clean energy at University College Cork.
26/09/2023 • 11 minutes 34 seconds
What will Budget 2024 retain landlords
Budget kite-flying continues as proposed tax changes aim to retain landlords in the rental market ahead of budget talks. Speaking to Pat this morning was Maurice Deverell Spokesperson from the Irish Property Owner's Association and also Dr Barra Roantree Economist at the Economic and Social Research Institute.
26/09/2023 • 10 minutes 7 seconds
The Solution - at The Dublin Theatre Festival October
Inspired by a true story, This Solution is a new documentary-theatre hybrid mixing real-life testimony with new writing, dance, visuals and original music, it opens at this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival- we meet the writer Shaun Dunne.
26/09/2023 • 7 minutes 51 seconds
Russia attacks the grain ports in Odesa
We’ll have an update on the war in Ukraine as Russia attacks the grain ports in Odesa. Speaking to Pat this morning was Jason Corcoran Freelance Journalist and Russian Analyst.
26/09/2023 • 6 minutes 14 seconds
Charlie Flanagan won’t contest the next election
Former Minister & FG TD Charlie Flanagan tells us why he won’t be contesting the next election.
26/09/2023 • 13 minutes
'I Who Had It Figured It Out' by Patrick O'Dea
Patrick O'Dea delves into his memoir, centered around his journey as a social care worker, sharing his unique experiences and insights. Patrick Author and Social Worker joined Pat on the show today.
26/09/2023 • 15 minutes 54 seconds
Trawler with suspected haul of cocaine runs aground in Wexford
Two men were arrested after trawler with a suspected haul of cocaine ran aground in Wexford. We ge the latest with Padraig Byrne Journalist with The Independent. ie and the Wexford People.
26/09/2023 • 6 minutes 18 seconds
Ask The Expert; Mortgages
For many first-time buyers, trying to get a mortgage can be tricky. Our expert has the answers to all your mortgage questions. Speaking to Pat today was Margaret Barrett who is Managing Director of Mortgage Navigators.
25/09/2023 • 10 minutes 37 seconds
Minister Simon Harris on the record participation in retrofit upskilling
Minister Simon Harris joined Pat today to talk through record participation in retrofit upskilling and the doubling of courses available outside the CAO Points system
25/09/2023 • 12 minutes 25 seconds
Henry McKean in Paris
Excitement and relief we hear from the Irish celebrating in Paris along with Henry McKean.
25/09/2023 • 14 minutes 22 seconds
Vaping could lead to narrowing or blocking of blood vessels, heart disease, and premature aging
Vaping could lead to narrowing or blocking of blood vessels, heart disease, and premature aging, a leading oncologist and specialist in lung cancer has warned. Speaking to Pat this morning Prof Kenneth O’Byrne who is a Medical Oncologist and Clinical Scientist.
25/09/2023 • 20 minutes 19 seconds
The Big Paws Event with Dog's Trust
The Big Paws with Dog's Trust takes place this Saturday in Malahide Castle to celebrate the life of all dogs and commemorate them. Speaking to Pat with more details on the event was Holly Carpenter, Dogs Trust Ambassador and social media content creator.
25/09/2023 • 6 minutes 27 seconds
Is Kim Jong Un's sister "most dangerous woman in the world"
Is Kim Jong Un's sister the "most dangerous woman in the world"? To discuss with Pat was John Everard, Former British Ambassador to North Korea.
25/09/2023 • 10 minutes 29 seconds
Another tragic weekend on our roads this weekend
Another tragic weekend on our roads this weekend, we got a reaction from transport consultant Conor Faughnan.
25/09/2023 • 9 minutes 38 seconds
A look back on an epic weekend of sport
Europe retained the Solheim Cup, an incredible turnout for the Irish women’s team at the Aviva, and that South African rugby match - it’s been an epic weekend of sport and Kathleen McNamee and Keith Wood will join us to talk through a busy weekend of sport.
25/09/2023 • 10 minutes 31 seconds
More than a third of young people want to avoid human contact at work
A recent study shows that more than a third of young people want to avoid human contact at work as they favour working with computers over working with people. To chat about the findings Pat was joined on the show by Anne Downes, Founder of Clearview Coaching Group and author of The Career Book.
25/09/2023 • 3 minutes 49 seconds
Dr. Tony Holohan on his memoir "We Need To Talk"
We chat to Dr. Tony Holohan on his memoir "We Need To Talk", a dual narrative of professional dedication and personal resilience during Ireland's COVID-19 crisis
25/09/2023 • 28 minutes 40 seconds
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat this morning in the studio was Mairea Farrell Sinn Féin TD for Galway West and South Mayo, Colm Brophy Fine Gael TD for Dublin Southwest and Chair European Affairs, and also Laoise Neylon Journalist with the Dublin Inquirer.
22/09/2023 • 19 minutes 48 seconds
'Showbusiness with Blood' by Eamon Carr
We look at 25 years of Irish boxing excellence in the new book ‘’Showbusiness with Blood’’ with its Author, Journalist, and Musician Eamonn Carr who joined Pat in the studio this morning.
22/09/2023 • 13 minutes 34 seconds
Friday Food with Gareth Mullins
Gareth Mullins has a delicious vanilla rice pudding with blackberry and apple for you to try this weekend.
22/09/2023 • 5 minutes 4 seconds
Tensions between India and Canada have reached boiling point
Tensions between India and Canada have reached boiling point as India has stopped issuing visas to Canadian citizens. We get the latest on what is going on with Ray Bassett, former Senior Diplomat in the Department of Foreign Affairs and former Irish Ambassador for Canada.
22/09/2023 • 8 minutes 50 seconds
Henry reports from Paris as excitement builds for the big match
Ahead of a huge match this weekend when South Africa takes on Ireland, Henry McKean reports from Paris meeting fans from all sides.
22/09/2023 • 11 minutes 27 seconds
Do you use your bins correctly?
More than two-thirds of household items are being dumped in the wrong bin. Do you use your bins correctly? Pat spoke to Conor Walsh Secretary of the Irish Waste Management Association.
22/09/2023 • 8 minutes 59 seconds
Security concerns for our politicians
A mock gallows erected at a far-right protest near Leinster House is under criminal investigation, sparking security concerns for our politicians To discuss further Pat spoke to Adam Higgins Political Correspondent with the Irish Sun.
22/09/2023 • 10 minutes 7 seconds
A huge test for Ireland against South Africa
Ireland takes on South Africa, the women’s team faces Northern Ireland in the post-Vera Pauw era and Arsenal meets Tottenham in the Premier League. It’s the sports Preview with Kathleen McNamee Digital Producer with Off the Ball and Host of COYGIG podcast.
22/09/2023 • 7 minutes 34 seconds
The Irish Heart Foundation’s 'Her Heart Matters' campaign
September marks the second year of the Irish Heart Foundation's 'Her Heart Matters' campaign, dedicated to raising awareness about cardiovascular health in women during Heart Month. For more on this campaign, Pat was joined on the show by Orna O’Brien, Irish CORU-registered senior dietitian with the Irish Heart Foundation.
22/09/2023 • 12 minutes 52 seconds
Decarbonizing the social housing sector
The Housing Alliance has released a report focused on decarbonizing the social housing sector to meet national climate targets. Speaking to Pat was John Hannigan Chair of the Housing Alliance and CEO of Circle Voluntary Housing.
22/09/2023 • 10 minutes 28 seconds
Irish nurses nursing no more
Irish nurses are in demand not just world over, but across industries. Yes, more and more well educated Irish nurses and midwives are leaving Hospitals and the HSE to pursue the increasing number of opportunities open to them.But can our health system survive this exodus of nursing talent?Newstalk's Sarah Madden reports.
21/09/2023 • 9 minutes 15 seconds
Could having a stiff upper lip make you happier?
Keeping a stiff upper lip and suppressing negative thoughts is good for mental health, that’s according to a Cambridge study. Brendan Kelly, Professor of Psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin and Author of “In Search of Madness gave his thoughts on this to Shane on the show this morning.
21/09/2023 • 3 minutes 31 seconds
Ryanair being forced to cut 17 routes
Ryanair DAC CEO, Eddie Wilson joins us today to discuss Ryanair being forced to cut 17 routes and relocate19 eco-friendly aircraft from Dublin Airport.
21/09/2023 • 9 minutes 53 seconds
The future of farming report with Josh Crosbie
The final day of the National Ploughing Championships takes place today at Ratheniska Co Laois. There have been many issues teased out and debated by the farmers in attendance. One of the most concerning factors for those involved in agriculture is the drop off in full-time farmers. Our reporter, Josh Crosbie has been out around the Ploughing looking ahead at the future of farming Ireland:
21/09/2023 • 10 minutes 58 seconds
Ireland's first resomarium
Alternative final journeys are on the rise we hear about water cremation with Elizabeth Oakes the owner of pure reflections, Ireland first resomarium.
21/09/2023 • 7 minutes 45 seconds
Reviews published by CHI into the surgeries
In the wake of the Temple Street Hospital surgery controversy, we get an update on the reviews published by CHI into the surgeries with Paul Cullen Health Editor of The Irish Times, and also Ciaran Tansey, Solicitor at Damien Tansey Solicitors, Sligo and Dublin.
21/09/2023 • 14 minutes 11 seconds
Rassie Erasmus and Irish rugby - a fascinating relationship
OTB’S Eoin Shehan brings us an insight into Rassie Erasmus and Irish rugby a fascinating relationship.
21/09/2023 • 8 minutes 52 seconds
Inverse vaccines for autoimmune diseases?
Vaccines train the immune system against pathogen invaders. But in autoimmune diseases, the immune system becomes the enemy. Scientists have now figured out a way to tamp down this self-destructive response in mice by attaching sugars to molecules that provoke immune cells. This ‘inverse vaccine’ could potentially lead to new ways to combat autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) lupus and Type I diabetes.Luke O'Neill Professor of Biochemistry at the School of Immunology, Trinity College brings us more details on this
21/09/2023 • 7 minutes 56 seconds
How to drive more sustainably
How to drive more sustainably? Jo Linehan Editor of the Climate Supplement at the Sunday Times Ireland gives us her review of some EVs in the market today.
21/09/2023 • 8 minutes 15 seconds
Reaction to protests outside Dail
13 people were arrested over public order incidents after demonstrations outside Leinster House. We get a reaction to what happened yesterday evening with Jack Horgan Jones, Political Reporter of The Irish Times, Lorraine Clifford-Lee, Fianna Fail Senator, and Jerry Buttimer Senator, Cathaoirleach Seanad Éireann.
21/09/2023 • 16 minutes 38 seconds
Death in the Blood: The most shocking scandal in NHS history
Death in the Blood: Caroline Wheeler's Book Unveils the Nhs's Worst Treatment Disaster, Spanning Over Two Decades, Which Devastated Tens of Thousands of Lives.
21/09/2023 • 11 minutes 58 seconds
25 years of Ian Dempsey on Today FM
A voice familiar to the nation, we speak to presenter Ian Dempsey on a quarter of a century on Today FM.
21/09/2023 • 11 minutes 34 seconds
Gardening: More September gardening jobs
Paraic Horkan answers listeners' green-fingered questions and tells us the top things to do in your garden this week.
20/09/2023 • 11 minutes 49 seconds
Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None at the Gaiety Theatre
A stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's bestselling crime novel "And Then There Were None" is premiering at the Gaiety Theatre throughout the week. Pat was joined on the show by actor Andrew Lancel who is starring in the production.
20/09/2023 • 6 minutes 58 seconds
The UN General Assembly continues in New York today
The UN General Assembly continues in New York today and Sean Defoe Bauer Media Political Correspondent reports from what has been happening at the meeting live from New York.
20/09/2023 • 9 minutes 27 seconds
Inside Hollywood: Timothy Chamalet
On Inside Hollywood this week we look at the acting career of Timothy Chalamet with Lisa Cannon TV Host and Executive Producer of Spotlight.
20/09/2023 • 7 minutes 58 seconds
Details of the new E-Scooter law
Limited to 25kmh, new rules about lights, helmets, and other safety features we hear the details of the new E-Scooter law with Conor Faughnan, Transport Consultant.
20/09/2023 • 10 minutes 46 seconds
Green Scene: How apes may have evolved shoulders as brakes
How apes may have evolved shoulders as brakes for climbing down trees, and a new method to convert plastic to soap, all up for discussion on this week's 'Green Scene' with Dr Ruth Freeman Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland.All with thanks to AIB.
20/09/2023 • 6 minutes 49 seconds
We discuss the senior cycle reform
Minister for Education Norma Foley announced the details of a reform of the senior cycle, including the introduction of two new subjects, we get a reaction from Geraldine O’Brien, President ASTI, Alex Rowley, 2nd year Journalism Student / leaving cert class 2021, and Brian Mooney Guidance Counselor & Irish Times Education Correspondent.
20/09/2023 • 19 minutes 46 seconds
'Raised By The Zoo' My Life With Elephants and Other Animals
We discuss a life lived amongst animals with Zookeeper Gerry Creighton in his new book ‘’Raised by the Zoo’’.
20/09/2023 • 20 minutes 15 seconds
Finance Minister mandates public bodies and potentially private-sector businesses must accept cash payments
The Finance Minister mandates public bodies and potentially private-sector businesses must accept cash payments, addressing digital exclusion and social inclusion concerns.Speaking to Pat with more on this was Conor Pope Consumer Affairs Correspondent with the Irish Times, Celine Clarke Head of Advocacy and Public Affairs at Age Action, and also Vincent Jennings CEO of the Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association.
20/09/2023 • 13 minutes 46 seconds
Apple to issue iPhone 12 update in France
Apple to issue iPhone 12 update in France after-sales halted over radiation levels, Newstalk Technology Correspondent brought us the details as well as helping listeners with their tech queries.
19/09/2023 • 9 minutes 14 seconds
1 in 3 people in Ireland are living with chronic pain
Dr. Dominic Hegarty, Consultant in Pain Management and Neuromodulation, Mater Private hospital Cork and Clinical Director of pain relief Ireland. discussed the life-altering condition of living with chronic pain.
19/09/2023 • 8 minutes 41 seconds
The Inside Story Of Scappaticci
The inside story of Scappaticci, the IRA’s nutting squad, and the British spooks who ran the war with Richard O'Rawe Former provisional IRA prisoner and author.
19/09/2023 • 24 minutes 23 seconds
An update from the 2023 SDG Smummit
The 2023 SDG Summit will take place on 18-19 September 2023 in New York. It will mark the beginning of a new phase of accelerated progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals with high-level political guidance on transformative and accelerated actions leading up to 2030. Sean Defoe, Bauer Media Political Correspondent joined us live from New York.
19/09/2023 • 11 minutes 45 seconds
The ploughing Championships begin today!
The ploughing championships begin at Ratheniska in Laois today, our reporter Josh Crosbie finds out what is in store for the thousands of visitors expected.
19/09/2023 • 11 minutes 55 seconds
Death toll currently standing at 11,300 in Libya
Following devastating floods hitting the Libyan port city, there are still over 10,000 missing with the death toll currently standing at 11,300. For an update on the situation there, Pat spoke to Aml Albarghouti Unicef Communications & Advocacy Officer.
19/09/2023 • 7 minutes 30 seconds
The latest on Temple Street Hospital concerns over consultant
Alarming patient safety concerns arose as a consultant at Temple Street Children's Hospital was allowed to continue surgeries amid ongoing investigations and allegations. We get the latest from Paul Cullen Health Editor with the Irish Times and also Paul Murphy People Before Profit TD for Dublin Southwest.
19/09/2023 • 13 minutes 14 seconds
Calls for publicly funded childcare model in preparation for Budget 2024
The National Women's Council of Ireland is staging a Day of Action today at Liberty Hall, advocating for the implementation of a publicly funded childcare model in preparation for Budget 2024. Speaking to Pat this morning was Orla O'Connor Director of the National Women's Council.
19/09/2023 • 9 minutes 6 seconds
The latest on the Russell Brand scandal
The Metropolitan Police has received a report of an alleged sexual assault in 2003 in the wake of media allegations about Russell Brand. We get the latest from Dorothy Byrne President Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University. Former Head of News and Current Affairs, Channel Four Television.
19/09/2023 • 12 minutes 33 seconds
Ask The Expert: Sleep Consultant Lucy Wolfe
Sleep Consultant and Author Lucy Wolfe will be here to answer your queries on getting the kids and babies into a proper sleep routine.
18/09/2023 • 11 minutes 3 seconds
'Age Is Just A Number' by Francis Brennan
Francis Brennan is preparing to turn 70, he’ll be sharing some of his wisdom on aging gracefully which is all detailed in his new book 'Age Is Just A Number'.
18/09/2023 • 12 minutes 45 seconds
An investigation into Chinese electric car subsidies
The European Union launched an investigation into Chinese electric car subsidies. For more on this Pat spoke to Geraldine Herbert Motoring editor with the Sunday Independent.
18/09/2023 • 8 minutes 46 seconds
Ireland's 100 best hotels
What are the very best hotels in Ireland? We all love a good list, and Irish Independent Travel Editor, Pól Ó Conghaile, is here to talk through the Hot 100, a ranking of the 100 best hotels in Ireland this year.
18/09/2023 • 9 minutes 47 seconds
AI Forum takes place in the USA
A series of public and private hearings on the regulation of artificial intelligence is getting underway in the US. Speaking to Pat this morning with more on this was Aiden Connolly CEO and Co-Founder of Idiro Analytics.
18/09/2023 • 6 minutes 13 seconds
Comedian, Russell Brand is facing grave allegations
Comedian, Russell Brand is facing grave allegations of rape, sexual assault, and emotional abuse dating from 2006 to 2013. With broadcasters like the BBC and Channel 4 initiating investigations. To discuss this further Pat spoke to Enda Brady London-based Journalist and also Terry Prone Chairman of the Communications Clinic and Columnist with the Irish Examiner.
18/09/2023 • 18 minutes 18 seconds
A shortage of the drug Ozempic in pharmacies
Ozempic, a commonly used drug to treat type 2 diabetes is now being used by people who are overweight which is causing a shortage of the drug in pharmacies. Speaking to Pat was Brendan O'Shea Kildare GP and assistant adjuvant professor for public health and primary care at Trinity College Dublin.
18/09/2023 • 6 minutes 39 seconds
A look back on the weekend of sport
We take a look back on a very busy weekend of sport and a great success for Ireland with Kathleen McNamee Digital Producer with Off the Ball and Host of COYGIG podcast.
18/09/2023 • 6 minutes 46 seconds
Should there be an increase in funding for primary schools?
A number of Primary school management bodies have issued a joint statement today calling on the Government to provide more funding. We ask if should there be an increase in funding for primary school. Speaking to Pat this morning was Emer Nowland Chief Executive Officer of Educate Together and also Aisling Dolan Fine Gael Senator and education spokesperson.
18/09/2023 • 13 minutes 35 seconds
Ireland’s real estate graduate pool is running dry
A new survey highlights Ireland’s real estate graduate pool is running dry. With more on the findings of the report, Pat was joined on the show by Avril Clare Managing Director of Avril Clare Recruitment.
18/09/2023 • 8 minutes 11 seconds
Social media can negatively impact women’s self-esteem.
Just 90 seconds on social media can negatively impact women’s self-esteem. To discuss further Pat was joined on the show by Dr Anne Kehoe President of The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI).
18/09/2023 • 12 minutes 40 seconds
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum
We take alook back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat this weekend was Louise O'Reilly Sinn Féin TD and Spokesperson for Enterprise, Trade & Employment, Jim O'Callaghan Fianna F áil TD for Dublin Bay South, and Elaine O'Loughlin Political Editor of The Examiner.
15/09/2023 • 24 minutes 27 seconds
Friday Food with Gareth Mullins
A delicious Chicken Parmigiana is the recipe of choice this Friday with Gareth Mullins Executive Chef at the Anantara Marker Hotel.
15/09/2023 • 5 minutes 36 seconds
Its all about the 'Think In's
All about the think-ins: Sinn Fein and Fianna Gael get their thinking hats on as the party conferences continue. Sean Defoe reported from Limerick this morning.
15/09/2023 • 9 minutes 52 seconds
Two powerhouses of Irish design are collaborating!
From fashion that fits to homewares that hum, two powerhouses of Irish design are collaborating! Sonya Lennon and Brendan Courtney will be collaborating with Kilkenny Design. Brendan and Sonya joined Pat in the studio to tell him all about this exciting project.
15/09/2023 • 14 minutes 20 seconds
Disaster continues to strike in Libya
Disaster continues to strike in Libya and getting aid to Libya may prove challenging due to the country’s complex politics. Speaking to Pat this morning was Peter Power Executive Director of UNICEF in Ireland.
15/09/2023 • 13 minutes 25 seconds
A preview of this weekend of sport
We look ahead to a busy weekend of sport including upcoming Ireland vs. Tonga match and Shamrock Rovers v Derry match. Also the long-awaited return of the Premier League, the news surrounding Simona Halep's four-year ban, and the future of Stephen Kenny as the Republic of Ireland Manager.
15/09/2023 • 6 minutes 28 seconds
Miriam Margolyes on her memoir 'Oh Miriam'
Described as a vibrant character by many, Miriam Margolyes joined us today to discuss her memoir ' Oh Miriam' in which she sheds some light on her extraordinary life.
15/09/2023 • 28 minutes 40 seconds
The increasing popularity of the Spa
That ambient soundscape of rolling waves, soothing tones and bird song will be familiar to a growing number of spa-going Irish people.And though it may seem fluffy and friviolous, the beauty and spa economy is as valuable as the motor industry here in Ireland.So, why are more Irish people getting buffed and puffed than ever, and what are the #treatyourself trends of 2023? Newstalk Reporter Sarah Madden joins the show.
14/09/2023 • 11 minutes 36 seconds
Boxed With John Fardy features 'Yellowjackets"
The show that turns survival into your darkest nightmare, John Fardy is back with this week’s Boxed and he featured the show 'Yello
14/09/2023 • 6 minutes 27 seconds
Sustainability at Powerscourt Estate and Gardens
How can the wisdom of 200-year-old gardens help us future-proof against climate change? We hear from Alex Slazenger Head Gardener at Powerscourt Estate.
14/09/2023 • 11 minutes 14 seconds
What is aquamation
Aquamation: an eco-friendly way of cremation using water instead of fire. Luke O'Neill tells us all about it.
14/09/2023 • 8 minutes 48 seconds
Shane Hannon on the GAA working group
A GAA working group has been appointed to re-evaluate All-Ireland final days in Croke Park to address a range of issues, focusing on programme costs, curtain-raisers, presentations, and all other activities on the day. Shane Hannon takes a closer look at this.
14/09/2023 • 6 minutes 57 seconds
How best to get through a sudden tragic bereavement
It has been a summer filled with tragic accidents, many of which saw young people lose their lives. As family members and friends of these young people still come to terms with their loss, our reporter Aoife Kearns spoke to support groups, Gardaí and those who've lost loved ones in similar ways, to find out how best to get through a sudden tragic bereavement.
14/09/2023 • 15 minutes 19 seconds
Three Favourite Books with Paul Howard
Journalist and writer Paul Howard chats to Pat about his three all-time favourite books.
14/09/2023 • 17 minutes 36 seconds
Reaction as RTE faced the Oireachtas Media Commiteee
The RTE board was in front of the Oireachtas media committee yesterday. To get a reaction to the appearance of the RTE board was Fionnan Sheahan Ireland Editor for The Independent and also David Davin Power Former RTE Correspondent.
14/09/2023 • 15 minutes 31 seconds
Dubai police officers assist with Kinahan cartel investigation
How a landmark agreement between Ireland and Dubai could spell the end for the notorious Kinahan cartel. We hear how Dubai police officers are due in Ireland to assist Kinahan cartel investigation with Conor Lally Irish Times Security and Crime Editor.
14/09/2023 • 9 minutes 29 seconds
Ethical eating regarding coffee and chocolate
With food supply chains still laden with ethical issues, we explore how consumers can bridge the gap and embrace sustainability to support workers in the industry. Speaking to Pat this morning was Jo Linehan Editor of the Climate Supplement at the Sunday Times Ireland.
14/09/2023 • 7 minutes 7 seconds
Minister Simon Coveney on expectations for budget 2024
Joining Pat this morning was Minister Simon Coveney on his expectations for budget 2024.
14/09/2023 • 20 minutes 9 seconds
Autumn gardening with Paraic Horkan
Paraic brings us loads of gardening tips and advice this week and answers listeners' gardening queries.
13/09/2023 • 6 minutes 24 seconds
Inside Hollywood: Saoirse Ronan
This week as we examine young new actors in Hollywood, we’ll be focusing on the Irish four-time Oscar nominee, Saoirse Ronan who has featured in films such as “Brooklyn", "Lady bird," and "Little women”
13/09/2023 • 8 minutes 20 seconds
Scientists have discovered the largest lithium deposit
Scientists have found the world's largest lithium deposit within a dormant US volcano, potentially meeting global battery needs for decades. Ed Conway Economics and Data Editor of Sky News and Volcanologist.
13/09/2023 • 10 minutes 13 seconds
How do you navigate life and parenting after an unthinkable loss
Carl Dempsey died suddenly while taking part in the Gaelforce race in 2021, leaving behind his wife Lorraine and his 4 children. This week marks the second anniversary of his passing, and Lorraine is sharing her experience of loss and grief, the support she found helpful, new learnings about life and herself, and how to take on sole responsibility in looking after her children, one of whom has a disability.Lorraine joined Pat in studio this morning.
13/09/2023 • 25 minutes 20 seconds
Kevin McCarthy has called for an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden
Kevin McCarthy has called for an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden – what does this mean for them both? To explain Pat was joined on the show by Larry Donnelly Law Lecturer with The University of Galway and Columnist with The Journal.ie .
13/09/2023 • 9 minutes 6 seconds
Devastating floods in Libya have killed thousands
Devastating floods in Libya have killed thousands, We get the latest on the disaster with Scott Lucas, Professor of US Politics at the Clinton Institute UCD.
13/09/2023 • 8 minutes 22 seconds
Green Scene: Climate change has led to crocodiles & hippos attacking a community in Kenya
How paper straws have been found to contain potentially toxic chemicals, and how rising water levels in Kenya are submerging homes and leading to increasing attacks by crocodiles and hippos on people.
13/09/2023 • 8 minutes 29 seconds
Reaction to Ursula Von der Leyen’s State of The Union speech
We get a reaction to Ursula Von der Leyen’s State of The Union speech to the European Parliament with Frances Fitzgerald Irish MEP and vice-chair of the European People’s Party.
13/09/2023 • 9 minutes 53 seconds
RTE back in front of Oireachtas Media Committee today
RTE Board and Executive are back in front of the Oireachtas Media Committee today, To look ahead of what to expect from this appearance was Hugh O'Connell Deputy Political Editor with Independent Newspapers.
13/09/2023 • 16 minutes 21 seconds
Is Glyphosate ruining our farms?
Glyphosate, a popular ingredient in many weed killers, has been found in many farms around the country. Is it time to ban the controversial pesticide? Pat spoke to Political Correspondent for The Farmers Journal, Pat O'Toole and Simon Kenny, a farmer in Kildare, about how despite not using Glyphosate for several years still tested positive for glyphosate.
12/09/2023 • 9 minutes 18 seconds
Limitless by Nuala Moore
Irish open water swimmer and adventurer, Nuala Moore, spoke to Pat about her new book 'Limitless'.
12/09/2023 • 11 minutes 46 seconds
David Carroll on Depaul's 2022 Annual Report
Depaul’s 2022 annual report shows that Ireland's homelessness problem is escalating as key findings show a twofold increase compared to 2021. David Carroll , CEO of Depaul , spoke to Pat about the key findings and recommendations from the report.
12/09/2023 • 13 minutes 10 seconds
Fianna Fáil Think In is underway in Tipperary
Newstalk's Political Correspondent, Sean Defoe, spoke to Pat about what's on the agenda for the Fianna Fáil Think in.
12/09/2023 • 9 minutes 49 seconds
RTÉ will not publish names of their top 100 earners
RTE are not going to publish top 100 earners as they are set to appear tomorrow before the Oireachtas media committee. Fianna Fáil TD and chair of the Oireachtas Media Committee, Niamh Smyth and Ireland Editor of The Independent, Fionnan Sheahan spoke to Pat.
12/09/2023 • 13 minutes 20 seconds
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet President Vladimir Putin in Russia
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has travelled to Russia via rail to meet with Vladimir Putin. Could an arms deal be on the horizon? Pat spoke to CEO of the Henderson Group, Duncan Bullivant.
12/09/2023 • 9 minutes 48 seconds
Michael Keegan Dolan on his new show 'How to be a Dancer in Seventy-Two Thousand Easy Lessons'
Michael Keegan - Dolan told Pat about his new show 'How to be a Dancer in Seventy-Two Thousand Easy Lessons' which will begin in the Pavillion Theatre in Dun Laoighaire tomorrow.
12/09/2023 • 8 minutes 45 seconds
Tech with Jess Kelly
Newstalk's tech correspondent, Jess Kelly, joined Pat to preview the new iPhone ahead of its launch this evening.
12/09/2023 • 7 minutes 57 seconds
Violence in Galway: 'It seems to have gotten out of hand'
Local leaders have been sounding the alarm on escalating violence in Galway City.Pat spoke to Fianna Fail Councillor for Galway City East, Michael J Crowe and Councillor for Galway City Central, Collette Connolly.
12/09/2023 • 11 minutes 13 seconds
Vote of no confidence in Drew Harris to take place today.
President of the Garda Representative Association, Brendan O'Connor and Irish Times Crime & Security Editor, Conor Lally spoke to Pat about the vote of no confidence in Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, taking place today.
12/09/2023 • 11 minutes 38 seconds
Ask The Expert: Sustainable energy expert
Sustainable energy expert Brian McIntyre of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland answers all your energy questions such as how you can make more affordable and sustainable energy choices.
11/09/2023 • 9 minutes 12 seconds
Famous Schumacher driving simulator coming to Dublin
Famous Schumacher driving simulator coming to Dublin. The simulator is part of the Timeless Exhibition, and is available for the show this Friday 15th, Saturday 16th, and Sunday 17th September in RDS – it’s not for sale, just for show. With more on this and what to expect from the Timeless Exhibition Pat was joined on the show by Niall Mullen Antiques Dealer and Vice President of the Irish Antique Dealers Association.
11/09/2023 • 7 minutes 50 seconds
Remembering the victims of 9/11
We find ourselves once again marking a sombre anniversary, 22 years since the 9/11 attacks that changed not only the United States but also the entire world, rippling through history like a stone cast into a pond whose waves have yet to still. Remember that day we spoke to Author Colm McCann and Niall O'Dowd Founder of IrishCentral.com
11/09/2023 • 17 minutes 28 seconds
Why people like jobs in which they have control.
Clinical Psychotherapist co-host of the podcast, ‘Toughlove’ Stephanie Regan will be discussing why people like jobs in which they have control.
11/09/2023 • 8 minutes 28 seconds
'The Joy Of Sweat' by Sarah Everts
In the new book "The Joy of Sweat," the reader embarks on a fascinating journey through the world of perspiration, unravelling the mysteries of this peculiar yet indispensable bodily function. From salty sweat to stress-induced perspiration and even colourful secretions, the book explores the science, history, and cultural significance of sweat.Speaking to Pat this morning was its author Sarah Everts Science Journalism Professor.
11/09/2023 • 15 minutes 41 seconds
A recap of a busy weekend of sport
It was a jam-packed weekend of sports for Ireland! We recap all the weekend's sporting events and discuss Ireland's performance with Kathleen McNamee Digital Producer with Off the Ball and Host of COYGIG podcast.
11/09/2023 • 8 minutes 59 seconds
Morocco mourns earthquake victims as death toll passes 2,000 .
Morocco mourns earthquake victims as death toll passes 2,000 . We get the latest on the situation with Dr Clare McCaughey who is an Irish Doctor based in Morocco and also Clare Dunne CEO of The Irish Travel Agents Association.
11/09/2023 • 9 minutes 3 seconds
The science of extreme weather
We discuss the science and real-world cost behind tsunamis, typhoons, and other extreme weather events with Kate Candy Irish national living in Hong Kong, and also John Sweeny Climatologist and Professor Emeritus at Maynooth University.
11/09/2023 • 15 minutes 45 seconds
Google is introducing new rules
Google is introducing new rules that will require any political ads on its platforms to disclose if AI has been used. There are fears that the technology may play havoc as next year’s US Presidential election draws closer. Newstalk's Technology Correspondent Jess Kelly brings us the details.
11/09/2023 • 4 minutes 26 seconds
Could we see a ban of late night drink shots in bars
Is drinking into the early hours of the morning affecting violence on Dublin’s streets and could a ban on late-night shots in bars help with dealing with the anti-social behaviour in Dublin City? We debated with Mannix Flynn Independent Councillor for Dublin City Council and also Sheila Gilheaney CEO of alcohol action Ireland.
11/09/2023 • 14 minutes 33 seconds
Should the licence fee be replaced with a new universal media levy?
A new universal media levy that could be cheaper than the TV licence fee and collected by the Revenue Commissioners is being considered by the Coalition as part of a major overhaul of RTÉ’s funding model. That’s according to a report from the Sunday Independent yesterday. Speaking to Newstalk Breakfast was Dr Roddy Flynn Associate Professor at the School of Communications at DCU.
11/09/2023 • 5 minutes 25 seconds
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum
A look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat this morning was Paul McAuliffe Fianna Fail TD for Dublin North West , Craig Huges Political Correspondent with the Irish Daily Mail, and Jennifer Whitmore Social Democrats TD Wicklow.
08/09/2023 • 19 minutes 25 seconds
All the sports news with Kathleen McNamee
Rugby World Cup Opener, France defeats Ireland in Euro 2024 qualifier, we get all the sports news with Kathleen McNamee Digital Producer with Off the Ball and Host of COYGIG podcast.
08/09/2023 • 8 minutes 59 seconds
Gareth Mullins brings us some real comfort food this week
Some real home comfort food this week! Gareth Mullins Executive Chef at the Anantara Marker Hotel talks us through a recipe for Classic Spaghetti Bolognese.
08/09/2023 • 4 minutes 56 seconds
Government’s proposed planning legislation
Are we about to miss a golden opportunity to introduce a rules-based planning system? We discuss the government’s proposed planning legislation with Conor Skehan Columnist with the Sunday Independent.
08/09/2023 • 18 minutes 25 seconds
Latest plan to tackle anti-social behaviour
We debate the latest plan to tackle anti-social behaviour in Dublin’s inner city with Brendan O’Connor, President of the Garda Representative Association, Senator Barry Ward, Fine Gael Justice Spokesperson and Vice-chair of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, and Richard Guiney, CEO of Dublin Town.
08/09/2023 • 21 minutes 10 seconds
'Finding Hope' a new book by Sinéad Moriarity
We speak to best-selling author Sinéad Moriarity about her new children’s book ‘Finding Hope’.
08/09/2023 • 9 minutes 5 seconds
Children as young as 15 are being tricked into becoming money mules
Children as young as 15 are being tricked into becoming money mules as fraudsters use social media to target Irish students. Just how has this been done and what is a money mule? To explain Pat was joined on the show by Ronan Murphy Executive chairman at smarttech247.
08/09/2023 • 3 minutes 55 seconds
Science with Luke: How weight loss drugs work
How do the weight loss drugs Ozempic and Wegovy work and how their makers Novo Nordisk is now worth more than all of Denmark? Luke O'Neill Professor of Biochemistry at the School of Immunology, Trinity College brings us the details.
07/09/2023 • 10 minutes 28 seconds
Three Books: Louise Cooney on her three favourite books
Louise Cooney, the renowned Irish fashion, travel, and lifestyle blogger joined Pat to share her top three favourite books that have captured her heart and imagination.
07/09/2023 • 7 minutes 55 seconds
Social media rulebook for businesses
To discuss the social media policies in workplaces with Pat was Damien McCarthy CEO of HR Consultancy Firm, HR Buddy.
07/09/2023 • 9 minutes 37 seconds
What must be done to provide sufficient care to elderly people?
With a continuously increasing aging population, what must be done to provide sufficient care to elderly people? Pat discussed this with Professor Professor David Colin-Thomé an Independent Health Care Consultant.
07/09/2023 • 13 minutes 19 seconds
Ukraine reels after Russian missile strikes kill 17 people
Ukraine reels after Russian missile strikes kill 17 people. We speak to Lara Marlowe Paris-based author and Contributor to the Irish Times joined Pat as she returned from her latest trip to the war-torn country.
07/09/2023 • 13 minutes 54 seconds
What is the crème de la crème of sporting chants?
As a young boy is reduced to tears by ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, we can’t help but wonder: What's the absolute crème de la crème of sporting chants? Shane Hannon gives his view.
07/09/2023 • 8 minutes 51 seconds
RTÉ executive pay increased 10% last year as deficit rose to €2.8m
RTÉ is grappling with financial difficulties, and the government is considering providing interim funding with conditions attached, while also planning for long-term reforms in the public service broadcasting and media sector. David Davin-Power, former RTE correspondent spoke to Pat with reaction this morning.
07/09/2023 • 8 minutes 17 seconds
The Long Game: Inside Sinn Féin
This morning Pat was joined on the show by Author and Journalist Aoife Moore to discuss her new book 'The Long Game: Inside Sinn Féin'.
07/09/2023 • 18 minutes 50 seconds
One in five 16-year-old boys have had trouble with a gambling habit
A report looking at Irish students' gambling activities has shown one in five 16-year-old boys has had trouble with a gambling habit. To discuss the findings Pat spoke to Brendan Kelly Professor of Psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin.
07/09/2023 • 9 minutes 37 seconds
Will we see a reform of the child benefit system?
Could a second tier of child benefit lift 40,000 children out of poverty? To discuss this further Pat spoke to Karen Kiernan, CEO of One Family Ireland.
07/09/2023 • 14 minutes 25 seconds
Inside Hollywood: Florence Pugh
Taking Tinseltown by storm, Lisa Cannon takes a dive into Florence Pugh’s meteoric rise to fame in this week's 'Inside Hollywood'.
06/09/2023 • 8 minutes 23 seconds
Concerns over safety as Rugby World Cup kicks off
As the Rugby World Cup kicks off in France, there are rising concerns over safety. For more on this Pat spoke to Naomi O'Leary Irish Times Europe Correspondent.
06/09/2023 • 5 minutes 45 seconds
Gardening : Sunny September gardening jobs
Horticulturist & Keen Gardener, Graduate of the National Botanic Gardens tells us what jobs you can undertake in your garden during September.
06/09/2023 • 11 minutes 31 seconds
All the news from the USA with Terry Sheridan
Former Proud Boys chairman receives the longest sentence so far handed down for the January 6th riots. We get all the news and reaction stateside with Terry Sheridan Managing Editor, WSHU Public Radio.
06/09/2023 • 9 minutes
Should we be housing refugees in tents at Stradbally
750 Ukranian refugees are being housed in glamping tents from Electric Picnic. Concerns have been expressed by many about the tent's suitability as emergency accommodation. To discuss this further Pat spoke to CEO of Doras John Lannon.
06/09/2023 • 10 minutes 35 seconds
Green Scene: Cooling in the Eastern Pacific Ocean
You’ve heard of global warming but what do you know about Pacific cooling, Dr. Ruth Freeman Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland explained this phenomenon.
06/09/2023 • 8 minutes
Will new speed limits combat fatalities on Irish roads?
Will new speed limits combat fatalities on Irish roads? Authorities embark on a mission to lower speed limits on the roads as a response to the rising death toll due to road crashes. To get a reaction Pat was joined on the show by Conor Faughnan Transport Consultant and CEO at the RIAC.
06/09/2023 • 20 minutes 30 seconds
Is vaping worse than smoking ?
Is vaping worse than smoking? We debate on the show with Dr. Garrett McGovern GP Specializing in Addiction Medication and also Dr. Emmet O'Brien Chairperson of ASH Ireland, Council of the Irish Heart Foundation, and Consultant Respiratory Physician, Beaumont Hospital.
06/09/2023 • 13 minutes 40 seconds
Richard Bruton on his intention to retire
Richard Bruton has announced his intention to retire at the next general election. He has served as a councillor, senator, TD, and Minister who played a central role in three governments. Richard joined Pat in studio this morning.
06/09/2023 • 18 minutes 23 seconds
International Day of Charity
Tomorrow is International Day of Charity, chosen as such to mark the passing of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.Newstalk's Sarah Madden reports on how Irish people are giving back, and what Ireland's leading charities are doing to help those at home and around the world.
05/09/2023 • 11 minutes 34 seconds
Is the service station becoming the new town square?
There’s about 1200 fuel stations in Ireland – and counting – and while all offer fuel (petrol and diesel) most will also provide snacks, hot coffee and grocery basics.However, increasingly larger motorway service stops are going beyond their original job spec, to become hubs of action and amenities for local communities.Newstalk's Sarah Madden reports.
05/09/2023 • 11 minutes 54 seconds
Tech: Cyberbullying is on the rise
Jess Kelly joins us to discuss how parents can take a more mindful approach to protecting their children from cyberbullying.
05/09/2023 • 7 minutes 32 seconds
International Epilepsy congress taking place in Dublin
Future in Epilepsy and International epilepsy congress taking place in Dublin until tomorrow in the Convention Centre. Pat was joined on the show by Professor Sam Berkovic Director Epilepsy Research Centre & Laureate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Melbourne.
05/09/2023 • 10 minutes 29 seconds
Author Paul Lynch gives insights into his award-nominated work
Booker Prize Nominee Paul Lynch discusses his life and offers insights into his award-nominated work which depicts life in Ireland under a totalitarian state.