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Loughrea company, Neylons Facility Management, is putting itself and its staff on the map with its unique “Academy for Growth”.
On Tuesday next, December 19, Santa will provide a special through the night sleigh-ride escort to Dublin Airport for a group of children from the Chernobyl affected regions of Belarus with special needs who will begin a two-week long Christmas rest and recuperation stay in counties across Ireland.
Candle of Grace is a newly formed not-for-profit organisation set up in Castlebar. Its main function is to host a few Chernobyl children from Belarus for much needed rehabilitation holidays. The idea of such an organisation came about from a family who themselves originate from the Chernobyl area in Belarus and know about their problems first hand. Having moved to Ireland a few years ago they were amazed at the generosity and kind-heartedness of the Irish people who know about Chernobyl and have been helping its victims for 30 years now.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This Christmas saw 50 children from the most affected regions of the Chernobyl disaster spend their Christmas holidays in Ireland. Despite an eventful arrival of three flight diversions, snow blizzards and 3,000 miles of travel the children arrived safely and were welcomed by their host families at Dublin Airport.
Local charity, Camp Claddagh, the Galway branch of the Adi Roche-founded Chernobyl Children's Project International, has launched its annual drive to recruit new families to support its rest and recuperation programme.