Sun, 05 Jul, 2020
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
Sat, 23 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
One way or another, the decision of the European Commission to back the building of a nuclear power plant in Somerset in southwest England, just 150 miles from the Irish coast, closer than Dublin is to Cork, will rekindle debate on the burning question of whether or not Ireland should go nuclear. Despite Government assurances that the new plant will not pose any danger to this country, opposition to the project is already growing among those who fear it will pave the way for more atomic plants across Europe.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
TIRELESS Chernobyl campaigner Adi Roche has scooped what has been described as the “Nobel Prize for Children” for her continued efforts to improve the lives of children living in the shadow of one of the world’s worst nuclear disasters.
Wed, 03 Nov, 2010
Ukraine marked the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster today with pealing bells, candlelit ceremonies and parliamentary debates about how much the country still does not know – and how much it needs to do to bring relief to the millions affected by the world’s worst nuclear accident.
Wed, 26 Apr, 2006