A survivor of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, who was abandoned in an orphanage before being adopted in Co Meath has described a new wave of tourism following the popular TV series as 'disrespectful and dangerous.'
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Yesterday marked the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, a catastrophic incident that killed hundreds and still affects the lives of thousands of people in northern Ukraine, as well as neighbouring Belarus and Russia.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
An institution for abandoned children was more like a ‘house of death’, says CCI chief executive Adi Roche, who has worked hard, with lots of Irish help, to make things better for the youth of Chernobyl, writes
Mon, 25 Apr, 2016
Some of the world’s leading photographers, writers and film makers are set to take part in a new campaign run by Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International (CCI), to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster this April.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2016
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016
Chernobyl children campaigner Adi Roche has warned that political turmoil in Ukraine is jeopardising the safety of the damaged nuclear reactor which she said was “a ticking time bomb”.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
Old-guard veteran Shinzo Abe was voted back into office as prime minister of Japan today and immediately named a new cabinet, ending three years of liberal administrations and restoring power to his conservative, pro-big-business party that has run the country for most of the post-Second World War era.
Wed, 26 Dec, 2012
A protest took place at the gate of a Japanese nuclear power plant as it was restarted — the first such facility to go back online since the country shut down all of its reactors for safety checks following the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
A protest has taken place at the gate of a Japanese nuclear power plant as it was restarted today – the first such facility to go back online since the country shut down all of its reactors for safety checks following the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Sun, 01 Jul, 2012