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# nuclear-accident - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland
# Energy
# Energy

Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland

May 22nd 2013, 6:04 PM 6,785 Views 77 Comments

A report by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland looked at the impact day-to-day operations would have on Ireland and what would happen in the event of a severe nuclear accident.

# nuclear-accident - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

# nuclear-accident - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Japan lifts Fukushima evacuation order for 59,000 residents
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Japan lifts Fukushima evacuation order for 59,000 residents

Oct 1st 2011, 6:47 PM 327 Views 8 Comments

Locals have been told they can return – but radioactive elements have been found in soil up to 80km from the plant.

# nuclear-accident - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Column: ‘The very mention of nuclear power sends people into a flutter’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘The very mention of nuclear power sends people into a flutter’

Aug 24th 2011, 7:47 AM 187 Views 51 Comments

After Fukushima, nuclear power has become a bogeyman – but we shouldn’t dismiss it out of hand, writes physicist David Robert Grimes.

# nuclear-accident - Friday 22 April, 2011

Adi Roche optimistic about future of Belarusian adoptions
# Adoptions
# Adoptions

Adi Roche optimistic about future of Belarusian adoptions

Apr 22nd 2011, 3:57 PM 1,089 Views 0 Comments

Head of Chernobyl children’s charity says she’s been given promising indications from Belarusian authorities.

# nuclear-accident - Monday 28 March, 2011

Prayers for Japan at US nuclear accident commemoration
# US
# US

Prayers for Japan at US nuclear accident commemoration

Mar 28th 2011, 2:15 PM 391 Views 2 Comments

The disaster at Three Mile Island on this day in 1979 “taught plant operators many valuable lessons”.