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#Adi Roche

# adi-roche - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Adi Roche: Heroic men were sent in to fight a nuclear disaster with shovels and their bare hands

‘The Chernobyl series on Sky TV is an honest, truthful and a jarring appraisal of human behaviour – acting as a cautionary tale for all of us’, writes Adi Roche.

# adi-roche - Saturday 8 December, 2018

'Families need a Christmas miracle': Irish-funded doctors to help Chernobyl babies in war-torn Ukraine

The group are travelling with the charity Chernobyl Children International.

# adi-roche - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Ukrainian baby Maxim will have life-saving surgery thanks to Irish generosity

The baby boy will be the first of 30 children in Eastern Ukraine to have the surgery they so desperately need to keep them alive.

# adi-roche - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Parents of newborn baby thank Ireland after Irish-funded operation saves their son

Miroslava was at serious risk of dying from ‘Chernobyl Heart’.

# adi-roche - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Doctors to risk Ukrainian violence to carry out life-saving children's operations

The Irish-funded team say there are willing to run the risk of entering the pro-Russian border region to carry out the urgent operations.

# adi-roche - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

'A ticking timebomb': contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis

Adi Roche said that a large amount of “highly unstable” radioactive material was still present at the site of the 1986 disaster.

# adi-roche - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: How my trip to a children's mental asylum in Belarus made me proud to be Irish

A trip volunteering at a children’s asylum in Belarus showed me the harsh reality for many children affected by the Chernobyl disaster but it also let me see the hope that Irish people have brought to their lives, writes Cliódhna Russell.

# adi-roche - Sunday 9 September, 2012

My favourite speech: Chernobyl Children International founder Adi Roche Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Chernobyl Children International founder Adi Roche

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Adi Roche picks the 1963 speech by Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

# adi-roche - Thursday 26 April, 2012

The 10 celebs championing ‘Ireland’s Favourite Paintings’

RTÉ reveals the rest of the list arguing the case for each of the top ten… what do you think of it?

# adi-roche - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Adi Roche in Fukushima: Only way to secure nuclear plants is to close them down

“If the atomic world has nine lives, five of them have already been used” – the Chernobyl Children International founder is in Japan for the first anniversary of the 11 March 2011 disaster.

# adi-roche - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Presidential polls can sometimes be wrong - but not by very much

Candidates hoping to turn their fortunes from the latest Red C poll can’t count on much historical precedent so close to polling.

# adi-roche - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Does age matter? A look at Áras elections of the past Race For The Áras This post contains images

Does age matter? A look at Áras elections of the past

It’s the most crowded presidential election ever – but how do this year’s candidates compare to previous years in terms of age?