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A quiz with a difference

In aid of the Erris Children of Chernobyl, there will be an audio-visual quiz in The Western Strands, Belmullet, at 9pm on Thursday February 9. Maximum of four people per team. €40 per team.

Westmeath Rose of Tralee to visit Chernobyl children’s project

This year’s Westmeath Rose of Tralee, Teresa Donohoe, has been invited to join a group of Roses, escorts, and Adi Roche to visit an orphanage in Vesnova, Belarus in aid of the Chernobyl Children’s Project International.

Chernobyl children arrive for Christmas in Kilkenny

Christmas celebrations started on Wednesday last for local girl Andrea Keogh as she welcomed Maryna Tsitive and Nastya Zaitsava, two Chernobyl girls who will be spending the holidays with her at her home in Kilkenny.

Joy as forgotten Chernobyl girls and host families reunite at Shannon

There was joy for two little girls and their Kilkenny host families as they were reunited last Sunday, following the mix up that saw the girls left behind in Belarus two weeks ago.

Chernobyl cycle raises thousands for young visitors

The Mary Slattery Memorial Cycle took place this June Bank Holiday Weekend raising unprecedented funds for Chernobyl children in Kilkenny for the summer.

Chernobyl children arrive to open arms and open hearts

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It was smiles and hugs all round on Monday as children from the Chernobyl-affected regions arrived at the Ormonde Hotel to be welcomed by members of the Chernobyl Kilkenny Outreach Group and their Kilkenny host families.

President honours top Kilkenny volunteer for 25th anniversary of Chernobyl

President Mary McAleese paid a very special 'Chernobyl 25 - Ceremony of Hope' tribute to 25 of the top volunteers who have dedicated themselves selflessly to improving the lives of so many across areas worst affected by the world's worst nuclear disaster.

Musicians rock the Set in Chernobyl charity gig

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The 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster was remembered in Kilkenny in more ways than one this week but probably the most enjoyable event of the commemorations was a concert hosted in the Set in aid of Chernobyl children’s summer camps.

25 songs for 25th anniversary of Chernobyl

Declan O' Rourke and Eleaner Mc Evoy have confirmed that they are to join the already stellar line up of Paul Noonan (Bell X 1), Liam O’ Maonlai (Hothouse Flowers), Jamie Lawson, Clive Barnes and Ian Doyle to remember the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.

Light a Candle of Hope for Chernobyl

The Chernobyl Children International Castlebar Outreach Group is calling on all supporters to attend a ‘Light a Candle of Hope’ event on April 25 from 7pm to 9pm at Market Square, Castlebar. The event will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and it is a significant opportunity to remind the world of the tragic legacy the catastrophe has left behind.


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