The Pat Kenny Show Highlights
The Pat Kenny Show Highlights
About The Pat Kenny Show Highlights
Pat brings you the sharpest analysis of news and current affairs on the radio and fresh perspectives on the issues that will define a generation. Breaking news is interwoven with reflective news features and reports from a variety of reporters based across the country. Experts are on hand to guide listeners on everything from consumer and employment rights and health issues to savvy holiday options. And Pat is joined by all the best personalities from the entertainment world. Listen and subscribe to The Pat Kenny Show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.
We take a look back on the stories of the week with our Friday Forum. Joining Pat live from our OB at Titanic Belfast this morning was Alison Morris Columnist with the Belfast Telegraph & commentator specializing in politics and security, Sorcha Eastwood, Alliance MLA for Lagan Valley, and John Finucane, Sinn Fein MP for North Belfast.
More than 140,000 children have benefitted from a shared education programme. Students from schools which have different cultures in Northern Ireland and the border counties have come together. They have worked on projects through the CASE programme to build up relationships and share education. Newstalk reporter Josh Crosbie has been to visit some of the schools taking part in the project.
There’s been a revival of Belfast’s tourism industry along with a massive refurbishment of the Belfast Titanic. Joining Pat as we broadcast live from Titanic Belfast was Judith Owens CEO, Deirdre McIntyre whose great-grandfather Roderick Chisholm was the chief draftsman at shipbuilders Harland and also Eimear Kearney, Head of Marketing for Titanic Belfast.
Why has there been only one prosecution for a person failing to produce a passport when arriving here in recent years? Speaking to Pat with reaction to these figures was Michael McDowell, Senator, Former Tanaiste, and Attorney General.
The Government prevails but the opposition keeps the pressure on with further votes on the eviction ban to come. To discuss further with Pat was Philip Ryan Political Editor with The Irish Independent, Michael Healy Rae Independent TD for Kerry and Jim O'Callaghan Fianna Fáil TD for Dublin Bay South, and the party spokesperson for Justice.
Boris Johnson’s political future is on the line with the Partygate hearing later today. For more on this Pat was joined on the show by Alastair Campbell, writer, communicator, consultant strategist and co-host of ‘the rest is politics’ with ex tory minister Rory Stewart.
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