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# Adi Roche

Last year
Adi Roche: I dread to think that the 'next Chernobyl' could be Chernobyl itself
Founder and CEO of Chernobyl Children International Adi Roche shares her fears as the world marks the 36th anniversary of the tragedy.
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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.
'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.
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.
Parents of newborn baby thank Ireland after Irish-funded operation saves their son
Miroslava was at serious risk of dying from ‘Chernobyl Heart’.
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.
'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.
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.
My favourite speech: Chernobyl Children International founder Adi Roche
Continuing our summer series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, Adi Roche picks the 1963 speech by Dr Martin Luther King Jr.
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 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.
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.
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?