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‘Chernobyl children’s trip gives them hope, that is the way I see it.’

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The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred in 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. An explosion and fire released large quantities of radioactive particles into the atmosphere, which spread over much of the western USSR and Europe. 31 people died directly as a result of the accident.

Castlebar group work with children of Chernobyl

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On April 28, 1986, a team of workers at a Swedish power plant raised the alarm when they detected radioactive particles on their clothing.

Sunflowers continue charity work in Belarus

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Volunteers from the Sunflowers Chernobyl Appeal children’s charity have returned from Belarus, where they were involved in rebuilding and renovating a derelict house belonging to the Bogushevsk orphanage.

After twenty-eight years, Chernobyl remains a ‘ticking time bomb’

We, all of us, have a problem with keeping things in mind, with remembering what it is important to remember, while allowing other things that might have seemed important at the time to fade. We can, perhaps, be forgiven for such lapses of recollection. We are, after all, bombarded 24/7 with an unprecedented flood of information, from every corner of the globe.

Clarenbridge generosity results in ‘Home of Hope’ for orphaned children

Chernobyl children have Clarenbridge locals to thank for giving them a new ‘Home of Hope’ as part of Chernobyl Children International’s de-institutionalisation programme.

Camogie stars to be honoured at Galway People of the Year Awards

The Galway People of the Year Special Achievement Award which will be presented at the annual awards black tie gala in the Galway Bay Hotel on Friday next November 1 goes to the Galway senior and intermediate camogie teams and management.

Are you ready for And So I Watch You From Afar this May Bank Holiday Weeked?

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Finbar Hoban Presents...And So I Watch You From Afar’s Live at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar this May Bank Holiday weekend. And So I Watch you From Afar released their highly talked about third album titled All Hail Bright Futures last month and will are hitting the road to Castlebar next weekend.

Finbar Hoban Presents And So I Watch You From Afar live

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Finbar Hoban Presents...And So I Watch You From Afar live at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar this May Bank Holiday weekend. And So I Watch you From Afar released their highly talked about third album on March 15 titled All Hail Bright Futures.

It’s about to get very, very loud - And So I Watch You From Afar are coming back

Finbar Hoban Presents...And So I Watch You From Afar’s Live at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar this May Bank Holiday weekend. And So I Watch you From Afar release their highly talked about third album today March 15 titled All Hail Bright Futures.

Charity tag in Creggs

Creggs RFC held a successful tag rugby fundraiser over the festive season for the worthy Friends Of Belarus charity. Some 150 players togged out for the 12 teams from the local area, which represented the sports of Gaelic football, soccer, hurling, cycling and rugby.

 

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