The founder of the Irish charity which has helped thousands of children affected by the world’s worst nuclear accident says she hopes the global reaction to the critically-acclaimed US TV miniseries Chernobyl will translate into donations.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
‘Down the park’ was for the hoi polloi, but City Hall was more bourgeois — the second leg of the Liam Miller Tribute event was an evening of glamour for the better known businessmen and professionals of Cork, where black tie was the order of the night.
Wed, 26 Sep, 2018
So we’re going to have an election for the office of the presidency. That’s very good news. As of now, it’s likely to be a two-candidate race, with a strong possibility of a third (maybe even a fourth) comingthrough the local authority route. That’s better.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018
The seats said ‘Mr and Mr’ and were indicated on Cupid’s arrows when the fashion designer, Don O’Neill, married fiancé Pascal Guellermie in front of Ballyheigue Castle, Co Kerry, on the edge of the Atlantic this weekend.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
Ali Hewson has revealed she uses any spare opportunity with husband Bono to try and persuade him to listen to certain matters of concern before he meets world leaders: “We have the odd bit of pillow talk. We have a board meeting occasionally over breakfast.”
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
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