An Irishman Abroad

Pat Kenny: Episode 215

October 28, 2017

This week Pat Kenny sat down with Jarlath to discuss his story from lecturing in DIT (17:00) to becoming a household name in Ireland as well as his upbringing, the story of which much of the public have the wrong perception (8:00). Pat explains why he thinks the price George Hook paid for his recent comments on Newstalk was too high (46:00), how he believed that the Late Late Show should have died with Gay Byrne (37:00) and what his one ‘niggle’ is having left the show (43:00).

From looking like Jesus in UCD (11:00), what he discovered when he wore a heart monitor live on air (26:00) to his regrettable moments on air (27:00) and the truth behind why RTÉ originally did away with ‘there’s one for everyone in the audience’ (38:00), this is a fascinating conversation with a true legend of Irish broadcasting.

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