Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 9°C Tuesday 30 November 2021

#Chernobyl Children International

# chernobyl-children-international - Saturday 8 December, 2018

'Families need a Christmas miracle': Irish-funded doctors to help Chernobyl babies in war-torn Ukraine
# Chernobyl Heart
# Chernobyl Heart

'Families need a Christmas miracle': Irish-funded doctors to help Chernobyl babies in war-torn Ukraine

Dec 8th 2018, 8:45 AM 7,792 Views 7 Comments

The group are travelling with the charity Chernobyl Children International.

# chernobyl-children-international - Friday 24 June, 2016

Igor was abandoned in an orphanage as a baby - now he spends his summers in Ireland with a loving family
# Chernobyl Children
# Chernobyl Children

Igor was abandoned in an orphanage as a baby - now he spends his summers in Ireland with a loving family

Jun 24th 2016, 6:01 AM 19,364 Views 4 Comments

150 children will arrive in Ireland today to spend the summer with Irish families.

# chernobyl-children-international - Sunday 1 May, 2016

'The sister and daughter we never had': Welcoming a child affected by Chernobyl into the family
# 30 Years On
# 30 Years On

'The sister and daughter we never had': Welcoming a child affected by Chernobyl into the family

May 1st 2016, 9:15 AM 16,120 Views 7 Comments

The Chernobyl explosion was the biggest nuclear catastrophe of the 20th century.

# chernobyl-children-international - Thursday 18 December, 2014

"The true meaning of Christmas": Children from Chernobyl arrived in Ireland today
# Heartwarming
# Heartwarming

"The true meaning of Christmas": Children from Chernobyl arrived in Ireland today

Dec 18th 2014, 7:08 PM 7,498 Views 19 Comments

The children, who come from impoverished backgrounds and state-run institutions in Belarus, are being flown to Ireland by Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International (CCI).

# chernobyl-children-international - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation
# Chernobyl Children International
# Chernobyl Children International

Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation

Jun 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 9,549 Views 28 Comments

The children travel to Ireland every year to stay with Irish families during the summer months.

# chernobyl-children-international - Monday 2 June, 2014

Irish funded operation saves the lives of 20 children in Ukraine
# Life Saving Operations
# Life Saving Operations

Irish funded operation saves the lives of 20 children in Ukraine

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:45 AM 4,929 Views 5 Comments

Without cardiac surgery the children who need complex open heart operations have little hope of living beyond 5 years.

# chernobyl-children-international - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Parents of newborn baby thank Ireland after Irish-funded operation saves their son
# Guardian Angels
# Guardian Angels

Parents of newborn baby thank Ireland after Irish-funded operation saves their son

May 22nd 2014, 4:41 PM 19,821 Views 19 Comments

Miroslava was at serious risk of dying from ‘Chernobyl Heart’.

# chernobyl-children-international - Saturday 26 April, 2014

28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster
# Chernobyl Anniversary
# Chernobyl Anniversary

28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster

Apr 26th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,562 Views 27 Comments

The increasingly volatile situation in strife-torn Ukraine is raising new fears for Chernobyl.

# chernobyl-children-international - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

'A ticking timebomb': contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis
# Chernobyl
# Chernobyl

'A ticking timebomb': contamination shield at Chernobyl delayed due to Ukrainian crisis

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:10 AM 9,929 Views 41 Comments

Adi Roche said that a large amount of “highly unstable” radioactive material was still present at the site of the 1986 disaster.

# chernobyl-children-international - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Children can't get surgery because of Ukraine crisis, the Irish government is being asked to help
# Life Saving Surgery
# Life Saving Surgery

Children can't get surgery because of Ukraine crisis, the Irish government is being asked to help

Apr 16th 2014, 4:51 PM 9,748 Views 52 Comments

One in four children diagnosed with ‘Chernobyl Heart’ will die before the age of 6.

# chernobyl-children-international - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: How my trip to a children's mental asylum in Belarus made me proud to be Irish
# Institutionalised
# Institutionalised

Column: How my trip to a children's mental asylum in Belarus made me proud to be Irish

Mar 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,196 Views 39 Comments

A trip volunteering at a children’s asylum in Belarus showed me the harsh reality for many children affected by the Chernobyl disaster but it also let me see the hope that Irish people have brought to their lives, writes Cliódhna Russell.

# chernobyl-children-international - Sunday 9 September, 2012

My favourite speech: Chernobyl Children International founder Adi Roche
# Famous Words
# Famous Words

My favourite speech: Chernobyl Children International founder Adi Roche

Sep 9th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,007 Views 3 Comments

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Adi Roche picks the 1963 speech by Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

# chernobyl-children-international - Friday 22 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Apr 22nd 2011, 8:02 PM 3,454 Views 0 Comments

Deadly protests in Syria; arrests in Northern Ireland; riots in Bristol; the Pope in space (not really); and men being nailed to a cross (really). It’s all the Daily Fix…

Adi Roche optimistic about future of Belarusian adoptions
# Adoptions
# Adoptions

Adi Roche optimistic about future of Belarusian adoptions

Apr 22nd 2011, 3:57 PM 1,095 Views 1 Comment

Head of Chernobyl children’s charity says she’s been given promising indications from Belarusian authorities.