Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 9°C Monday 10 May 2021

#Sellafield

# sellafield - Monday 4 September, 2017

Government says chances of a nuclear disaster impacting Ireland is low - but there is a risk
# Radiation
# Radiation

Government says chances of a nuclear disaster impacting Ireland is low - but there is a risk

Sep 4th 2017, 6:00 AM 8,774 Views 19 Comments

The costs associated with such a disaster range from €4 billion to €161 billion,

# sellafield - Thursday 27 April, 2017

At just 128 miles from Dublin, Ireland needs assurances about Sellafield - TD
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

At just 128 miles from Dublin, Ireland needs assurances about Sellafield - TD

Apr 27th 2017, 6:07 AM 7,778 Views 42 Comments

The UK-Ireland Contact Group on Radiological Matters is meeting in Dublin today.

# sellafield - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Serious accident at Sellafield would pose 'no immediate risks to health' in Ireland
# Radiation
# Radiation

Serious accident at Sellafield would pose 'no immediate risks to health' in Ireland

Dec 8th 2016, 1:34 PM 8,549 Views 56 Comments

A recent BBC panorama investigation suggested there were serious safety concerns at the plant.

# sellafield - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Calls for Sellafield to be closed down after investigation exposes safety concerns
# Nuclear Plant
# Nuclear Plant

Calls for Sellafield to be closed down after investigation exposes safety concerns

Sep 6th 2016, 3:17 PM 13,156 Views 55 Comments

BBC Panorama found that radioactive materials have been stored in degrading plastic bottles.

# sellafield - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

30 years on: The impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster
# Fallout
# Fallout

30 years on: The impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

Apr 26th 2016, 6:45 AM 100,420 Views 45 Comments

Three decades on from the disaster, we take a look at the effect it had on Ireland – and how we’re facing a much greater threat to our health already.

# sellafield - Friday 8 August, 2014

Concerns raised about Irish nuclear risk
# Sellafield
# Sellafield

Concerns raised about Irish nuclear risk

Aug 8th 2014, 6:26 PM 12,273 Views 69 Comments

Sinn Féin have reacted to the potential harm that health and safety lapses at the controversial Sellafield plant could have.

# sellafield - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Green Party has 'maintained its shape under enormous pressure': Mark Dearey looks to Brussels
# European Elections
# European Elections

Green Party has 'maintained its shape under enormous pressure': Mark Dearey looks to Brussels

Apr 20th 2014, 11:30 AM 6,687 Views 50 Comments

Currently a Dundalk town councillor, Dearey will be running in the new Midlands-North-West constituency.

# sellafield - Friday 31 January, 2014

Calm down: Higher radiation levels at Sellafield were just 'background radon'
# Its Grand
# Its Grand

Calm down: Higher radiation levels at Sellafield were just 'background radon'

Jan 31st 2014, 6:34 PM 6,808 Views 29 Comments

All non-essential staff at the site were asked not to report to work this morning because of the elevated radiation levels detected overnight.

Sellafield says there is 'no risk to public' because of elevated radiation levels
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

Sellafield says there is 'no risk to public' because of elevated radiation levels

Jan 31st 2014, 8:30 AM 9,492 Views 73 Comments

Staff have been sent home from the facility in Cumbria.

# sellafield - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Sellafield facilities "do not meet modern standards" - UK nuclear watchdog
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

Sellafield facilities "do not meet modern standards" - UK nuclear watchdog

Nov 6th 2013, 11:35 AM 4,049 Views 8 Comments

The Irish government welcomed the report and says it will work with the UK on the decommissioning of the site.

# sellafield - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Mitchell: Independent review needed on British nuclear plant risks
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

Mitchell: Independent review needed on British nuclear plant risks

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:56 AM 3,467 Views 11 Comments

The MEP was speaking following confirmation this week that EDF is to build a new nuclear facility at Hinkley Point, on England’s south-west coast.

# sellafield - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Column: Fossil fuels won’t last forever. Ireland should consider nuclear power.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Fossil fuels won’t last forever. Ireland should consider nuclear power.

Dec 13th 2012, 7:00 AM 100 Views 93 Comments

When an aeroplane crashes we don’t stop flying, we improve safety. Nuclear power should be the same, writes Philip Walton.

# sellafield - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

The Evening Fix... with added Hobbit Airways
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... with added Hobbit Airways

Nov 27th 2012, 8:00 PM 7,072 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Nov 27th 2012, 4:50 PM 4,915 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Accident at Sellafield would have "no health effects in Ireland"
# Sellafield
# Sellafield

Accident at Sellafield would have "no health effects in Ireland"

Nov 27th 2012, 4:02 PM 10,269 Views 71 Comments

Department of the Environment releases report from independent experts on risk to Ireland of a radioactive leak at the Cumbrian nuclear site as it is being decommissioned.

# sellafield - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Sellafield nuclear waste warning
# Sellafield
# Sellafield

Sellafield nuclear waste warning

Nov 7th 2012, 8:16 AM 8,761 Views 35 Comments

Operators failed to dispose of radioactive waste properly, as cost of decommissioning site rises, says watchdog.

# sellafield - Friday 8 June, 2012

Sellafield's Thorp plant to close in six years
# Sellafield
# Sellafield

Sellafield's Thorp plant to close in six years

Jun 8th 2012, 8:18 AM 1,353 Views 3 Comments

The controversial plant will close in 2018 once all existing contracts are completed.

# sellafield - Thursday 23 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jun 23rd 2011, 8:02 PM 1,768 Views 9 Comments

In this evening’s wrap-up: All eyes on Brussels, a new plant at Sellafield, some classic tourist no-nos, and Dublin Zoo’s latest arrival…

Sellafield to be one of UK’s ‘next generation’ nuclear sites
# Sellafield
# Sellafield

Sellafield to be one of UK’s ‘next generation’ nuclear sites

Jun 23rd 2011, 6:13 PM 382 Views 15 Comments

The Cumbrian nuclear plant is confirmed as one of eight considered suitable for a second new station.

# sellafield - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Sellafield to undergo EU stress tests
# Nuclear Stress Tests
# Nuclear Stress Tests

Sellafield to undergo EU stress tests

May 26th 2011, 9:20 AM 821 Views 0 Comments

Would stress testing reassure you about the safety of Sellafield?

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

May 26th 2011, 8:19 AM 2,886 Views 4 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: OECD calls for dole to be cut; Sellafield to be stress-tested by the EU; and why Cheryl Cole was dropped from the US X Factor.

# sellafield - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Five arrested near Sellafield plant under anti-terrorism laws
# Sellafield
# Sellafield

Five arrested near Sellafield plant under anti-terrorism laws

May 3rd 2011, 11:50 AM 1,192 Views 0 Comments

Five men are detained under anti-terrorism laws after a raid near the power plant; there’s no link to bin Laden’s death.

# sellafield - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

"Perfectly clear" that corporation tax isn't on table - Kenny
# The New Dáil
# The New Dáil

"Perfectly clear" that corporation tax isn't on table - Kenny

Mar 15th 2011, 3:13 PM 870 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny tells the Dáil he made it clear that Ireland’s corporate tax, and its bailout interest rate, were separate issues.