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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.
Retired Irish army officer, Commandant Edward Horgan, will give an insiders view of the Irish Defence Forces, at a public talk next week.
Ballina Chamber of Commerce is a key resource for local companies seeking to trade internationally or expand their operations overseas. The chamber is licensed to authorise official international trade documentation for foreign destinations that include Iran, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Botswana, and Ukraine.
Ní féidir leat do dhóthain aerfoirt a bheith agat— You can never own too many airports, so says the old Irish saying uttered by Peig Sayers and she in the last throes of her life below in the Kerry peninsula. And although airports had yet to be invented, and Alcock and Brown were still in nappies, when the withered auld sage said it in between wailing and woeing about missing the boat to Amerikay, the prophesy of it all will come true next Monday in City Hall when Galway City Council will discuss such matters and hope to add another airport to their long list of assets.
On April 28, 1986, a team of workers at a Swedish power plant raised the alarm when they detected radioactive particles on their clothing.
A protest against Irish representation at the forthcoming NATO conference and against the ethos of NATO, takes place in Galway tomorrow.
IN THESE times, when daily news bulletins and headlines are dominated by depressing tales of ethnic and sectarian strife across various international flashpoints, the Galway International Retro Orchestra joyously affirms the power of music to unite and celebrate disparate cultures and traditions.
Athlone Boxing Club is celebrating one of its greatest achievements this week after Cheyanne O’Neill (17) took a silver medal at the inaugural European Youth Boxing Championships in Assisi, Italy at the weekend.
THE TAILOR Of Inverness, by Matthew Zajac, tells the extraordinary story of Zajac’s father who grew up on a farm in Galicia - then eastern Poland, now western Ukraine - and worked as a tailor in Inverness after surviving the terrors and upheavals of WWII.
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.