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Opening with an introduction to the life of the most famous Englishman of all, William Shakespeare, Edith Nesbit captures the reader's imagination in her inimitable way. Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a compendium of stories that re-tells some of his most famous plays. As the author of some of the best-loved children's classics like The Railway Children and The Story of the Treasure Seekers, E Nesbit always felt that children should be introduced to Shakespeare in an easier and more e ...
 
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The boom is officially back, but will some companies struggle when Covid supports are removed? Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe spoke to Pat this morning. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com…
 
1.25 crore. That’s the number of applications received for little over 35,000 vacancies in the highly competitive Railway Recruitment Board’s Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) recruitment exam. However, a recent notification by the RRB of conducting a second qualifying exam to confirm the selection of candidates led to thousands of aspirants ta…
 
The Covid-19 dividend: what we’ve learned that can be applied elsewhere. Luke O’Neill, Professor of Biochemistry at the school of Immunology, Trinity College was with Pat on the show this morning with more on this.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstal…
 
As fishing organizations meet the Russia Ambassador today over its military excerise off the Southwest Coast, Could the meeting calm tensions on both side. To discuss further Pat spoke to Tom Clonan Retired Army Captain with the Irish Defense forces and security analyst with thejournal.ie and Christopher O'Sullivan Fianna Fail TD for Cork South Wes…
 
A nationwide audit of prescribing practices in Ireland’s child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) is to take place following the scandal over the medication of children in South Kerry. With reaction, Pat was joined on the show by Tanya Ward Chief Executive of the Children’s Rights Alliance, and also Maurice O'Connell a parent of one of t…
 
Joe Biden talks tough as allies try to form a united front. All the latest Russia-Ukraine developments with Scott Lucas, Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham and editor-in-chief of EA WorldView. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on…
 
Remote working legislation, the boom is back and Russia’s Ukrainian conflict impacting us all to discuss with Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to …
 
Bill Hughes goes behind the scenes of the classic 80's teen comedy ‘Sixteen Candles’.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Ne…
 
Pat was joined on the show this morning by Charlie Bird and his wife Claire about their Croagh Patrick climb on the 2nd April and how technology is such a help to them to communicate and undertake daily tasks. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk Ap…
 
We get the very latest on the Lisa Smith Trial from our Courts Correspondent, Frank Greaney.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, …
 
Minister for the Environment, Climate, and Communications of Ireland Eamon Ryan joined Pat on the show this morning’s show to discuss cheaper electricity bills, more cycling infrastructure, and electric vehicle targets.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Ne…
 
Ireland got its first Automatic Teller Machine in 1980. But have we fallen out of love with the once modern gadget? In the last 2 years ATM use is down 25%. Has the pandemic changed the way we use cash forever? At one point pubs and markets would only accept cash; they are now encouraging contactless payments. Have we gone off cash? No longer payin…
 
Should Local Authorities be allowed to use CCTV and Drones to crack down on illegal dumping. Senator Mary Fitzpatrick and Liam Herrick debated this with Pat on the show this morning.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Ne…
 
Jess Kelly joined Pat on the show this morning to answer listeners' tech questions and reviewed the Quattro Speaker from the Irish company OneSonic.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on …
 
There has been an increase in dry dating across the country. We find out about the benefits of an alcohol-free date with Dr Caroline West Sex and Relationship expert for Bumble and Mairead Loughman, Matchmaker and podcast host from Love HQ.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen an…
 
Scott Lucas, Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham and editor-in-chief of EA WorldView joined Pat on the show this morning as the US and UK hardened their stance on Russia and we also get a reaction from Ambassador Filatov’s comments.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spot…
 
In this episode, we break down the sharp fall that the Indian equity benchmarks-Sensex and Nifty-saw on 24 January, logging in their worst decline in two months. Sensex crashed over 2,000 points to 56,984 while Nifty 50 plunged over 500 points to 16,998. This is the sixth continuous day of this downward spiral, wiping more than Rs 17.54 trillion of…
 
New species of shrew and chemical pollution passing planetary boundaries are up for discussion on this week's 'Green Scene' with Dr Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society at Science Foundation Ireland.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.…
 
The proposed remote working bill is set to be discussed at cabinet today does it go far enough? And will it be fair on both employers and employees? To discuss further Pat was joined on the show by Louise O’Reilly, Sinn Fein TD for Dublin Fingal and Neil McDonnell, CEO OF ISME.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Pod…
 
The country must prepare for the tourism demand for electric cars according to Failte Ireland. The tourism body is planning to have completed a study of the country’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure by the end of June as it attempts to prepare for a growth in what it calls “sustainable car touring”.So is there enough electric vehicle infra…
 
States and the centre are headed for a clash over the Union government's proposed amendments to the IAS cadre rules that would give them a greater control in the central deputation of IAS officers without requiring any consent from the states. The proposal to amend Rule 6 (deputation of cadre officers) of the Indian Administrative Service (Cadre) R…
 
Pol O’Conghaile, Travel Editor at The Irish Independent joined Pat this morning with tips on Holiday deals for the long bank holiday and Easter break.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or o…
 
Ukraine's aging defence forces are no match for the might of Russia. What is Putin’s next move? For more Pat was joined this morning on the show by Luke Harding, Guardian journalist and best-selling author of Shadow State.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the…
 
Our Monday expert is Podiatrist Niall Donahoe from the CureSpa Clinic in Goatsown and Niall took to task listeners questions this morning.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by …
 
David Quinn from Investwise joins Pat on the show this morning with tips on how to avoid financial heartache when going through a divorce.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by …
 
Covid-19 infection rates amongst children are on the rise and set to continue with reopening, meanwhile the number of young people aged between 5-15 getting vaccinated has begun to slow, we hear why from Dr. Brendan O’Shea Kildare GP, Assistant Adjuvant Professor for Public Health and Primary Care at Trinity College Dublin.Listen and subscribe to T…
 
From today, employers can start bringing staff back into the workplace following the easing of covid-19 restrictions. How will it all play out? We’ll discuss Richard Grogan, Employment Law Specialist, Peter Cosgrove, MD of Futurewise, Danny McCoy CEO IBEC and Marie Sherlock, Labour Employment Affairs Spokesperson.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Ken…
 
With property prices continuing to soar across the country, we are now seeing the supply of holiday homes drying up. For more on this Pat was joined on the show by Mike Kennedy of Dingle Properties, Edel Quinn of Edel Quinn Properties, and also Michael Kinsella of Kinsella Estates. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Googl…
 
The Irish Aviation Authority has said it has been made aware that a Russian military drill will take place in international waters 240km off the southwest coast, amid concerns that the drill will include a so-called ‘live fire’ exercise. For more on this Pat was joined on the show this morning by Tom Clonan Retired Army Captain with the Irish Defen…
 
Minister Helen McEntee is meeting with parents through surrogacy this morning to outline plans for future legislation. We spoke to some of those who are attending that meeting Gearoid Kenny-Moore Quality for Children Spokesperson and Kathy Wheatley Spokesperson for Irish families through surrogacy.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple…
 
This week Gareth Mullins brings us a vegan vegetable chilli for you to try at home.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play News…
 
As Ryanair announced yesterday that they are ramping up it's operations ahead of the summer, announcing its largest-ever flights schedule out of Dublin airport. Are people now chomping at the bit to getaway? Our reporter Barry Whyte has been asking these people on the streets of the capital. Also for more advice on travelling and booking Pat spoke …
 
Will Boris go and who will take his place? Also is he looking at a confident vote? To discuss Pat was joined this morning by Enda Brady, Sky News Correspondent.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstal…
 
“Can India turn a blind eye towards marital rape?” This question is being argued in the Delhi High Court, where a two-judge bench of Justices Rajiv Shakder and C Hari Shankar are hearing a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the exception to Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code that deals with rape. Now, while this sectio…
 
The Government will today approve the lifting of almost all Covid-19 restrictions, with the exact timetable to be agreed by Coalition leaders in advance of a special Cabinet meeting this afternoon. We get reactions from Niall Breslin Musician, Donal O’Keefe, Chief Executive of The Licensed Vintners, Buzz O’Neill, Promoter. Also Martin Murphy, Stadi…
 
Tennis action down under, more club GAA knockouts and this weekend’s Premier League action. Eoin Sheahan previews a busy weekend of sport.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by …
 
The end in sight for most restrictions, bonus,es and the new bank holiday are among the topics that are dominating this week Friday Forum. Joining us today was Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstal…
 
Actress Cate Blanchett joined Pat on the show this morning to chat about her new movie Nightmare Alley.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and askin…
 
The path is now clear for the lifting of almost all remaining covid-19 restrictions. We get reactions from Sean Defoe, Newstalk Political Correspondent, Lorraine Heskin, Owner/CEO at Gourmet Food Parlour, and Dr. Eoghan De Barra, Consultant in infectious diseases at Beaumont Hospital and senior lecturer Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.Listen a…
 
The women of honour are concerned that the review of the abuse in the Defence Forces will be limited in its powers. To discuss the concerns Pat was joined this morning on the show by Retired army captain Diane Byrne.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newst…
 
It has been three weeks since eight Muslim students of a government pre-university college for women, in Karnataka’s Udupi district, were barred by the college authorities from attending classes in their hijab. As the prohibition continues, The Quint spoke to two of the students – AH Almas and Aliya Assadi – who describe their ordeal with the colle…
 
Are you struggling to get back to your level of fitness after having covid? For some advice on how to regain some fitness Pat spoke to Brian Keane, Personal Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Sports Nutritionist and author of “The Keane Edge” and also Claire Walsh Professional free diver and suffered from long COVID.Listen and subscribe to T…
 
Professor Luke O'Neill joined Pat on the show this morning to talk about the grounds for hope that reopening will work and we can plan for the endgame of the pandemic.Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on …
 
We hear why a new bill proposed to give paid leave for those after a miscarriage and seeking fertility treatments would be a welcomed move. Pat was joined this morning on the show by Amanda Mcmanus sufferer of multiple miscarriages and June Shannon Medical and health journalist. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google P…
 
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