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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.
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.
A Christmas fair will be held in Lough Lannagh Village, Castlebar on Saturday December 8 from 12pm to 6pm in aid of Chernobyl Children’s Project Castlebar branch. Large selection of local crafts, foods and gift ideas available to purchase. Come and have your picture taken in the Winter Wonderland.
The Annual Chernobyl Christmas Fair will be held in Lough Lannagh Village, Castlebar, on Saturday December 8.
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.
Paul Noonan, Liam O’ Maonlai and Jamie Lawson will sing "25 Songs for 25 Years" at Set Theatre in Kilkenny on April 25 for Chernobyl Children International to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl.
A fundraising night for Chernobyl Children’s charity will take pace in the Old Woods, Balla, on Saturday November 20.
A group of children living with the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are to receive free eyecare from Specsavers in Castlebar during a respite holiday in Ireland.
This year, the Clarinbridge Oyster Festival will host the Friday night opening in association with Claren Home of Hope, Chernobyl, and Colga soccer club. As always, it promises to be a great night, held in the Festival Marquee at Paddy Burke's and music will be provided by the local Oyster Boys and big band Boogie Nights.
MEP Liam Aylward has written to the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheál Martin, and the EU Ambassador to Belarus, Senko Vladimir, calling for a long-term agreement to be put in place between the Belarussian and Irish governments to ensure that 200 children from Chernobyl will be able to visit Ireland this coming Christmas and at all other times.