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# nuclear-power - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘No health threat to Irish people’ as four UK nuclear reactors are shut down Its Pronounced Nu-cular

‘No health threat to Irish people’ as four UK nuclear reactors are shut down

The old cracking in the boiler spine playing havoc again.

# nuclear-power - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station Nuclear

An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruled against the Irish body today over the Hinkley Point power plant project.

# nuclear-power - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Nuclear energy is the cleanest, safest, and cheapest – why do we continue to reject it? Nuclear

Opinion: Nuclear energy is the cleanest, safest, and cheapest – why do we continue to reject it?

Fossil fuels are messy, costly, dangerous to workers and killing our planet. Nuclear energy could be the answer if we let go of illogical, emotional arguments against it.

# nuclear-power - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the ban on nuclear power should be lifted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the ban on nuclear power should be lifted?

The Green Paper on Energy says it would be “technically possible” to build a small nuclear power plant in County Clare.

# nuclear-power - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I’m doing this because I’m concerned and worried’: Anti-pylon candidate on why he’s not actually anti-pylons Election 2014

‘I’m doing this because I’m concerned and worried’: Anti-pylon candidate on why he’s not actually anti-pylons

Fianna Fáil’s Kieran Hartley says that the government should be looking at alternative energy sources and explains why he wouldn’t mind a wind turbine in a community, as long as it is benefiting that community.

# nuclear-power - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying’ Nuclear Weapons

Column: ‘With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying’

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

From TheJournal.ie An Taisce take failed legal challenge against new UK power station to appeal court London

An Taisce take failed legal challenge against new UK power station to appeal court

The National Trust contends that the building a nuclear station on the west coast of the UK was against international, EU, and English law.

# nuclear-power - Friday 31 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Calm down: Higher radiation levels at Sellafield were just ‘background radon’ Its Grand

Calm down: Higher radiation levels at Sellafield were just ‘background radon’

All non-essential staff at the site were asked not to report to work this morning because of the elevated radiation levels detected overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Sellafield says there is ‘no risk to public’ because of elevated radiation levels Nuclear Power

Sellafield says there is ‘no risk to public’ because of elevated radiation levels

Staff have been sent home from the facility in Cumbria.

# nuclear-power - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Uncertainty over progress in Iran talks as Kerry set to leave Geneva Nuclear Talks

Uncertainty over progress in Iran talks as Kerry set to leave Geneva

US Secretary of State is to leave for London, while Iran’s chief negotiator expressed doubts over a deal.

# nuclear-power - Saturday 9 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Iran nuclear talks continue for a third day Nuclear Power

Iran nuclear talks continue for a third day

Secretary of State John Kerry said there are still “important gaps” that must be overcome.

# nuclear-power - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sellafield facilities “do not meet modern standards” – UK nuclear watchdog Nuclear Power

Sellafield facilities “do not meet modern standards” – UK nuclear watchdog

The Irish government welcomed the report and says it will work with the UK on the decommissioning of the site.

# nuclear-power - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Mitchell: Independent review needed on British nuclear plant risks Nuclear Power

Mitchell: Independent review needed on British nuclear plant risks

The MEP was speaking following confirmation this week that EDF is to build a new nuclear facility at Hinkley Point, on England’s south-west coast.

# nuclear-power - Monday 21 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday The 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# nuclear-power - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water Japan

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water

Tons of highly toxic water spilled out when workers removed the wrong pipe during works.

# nuclear-power - Saturday 15 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie US want a ‘diplomatic solution’ to Iran’s nuclear program Iran

US want a ‘diplomatic solution’ to Iran’s nuclear program

The West suspects Iran’s nuclear program is aimed at building nuclear weapons, but Iran insists it is for generating energy.

# nuclear-power - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland Energy

Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland

A report by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland looked at the impact day-to-day operations would have on Ireland and what would happen in the event of a severe nuclear accident.

# nuclear-power - Monday 8 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 90% of construction industry insiders believe wind should be primary energy source Wind Energy

90% of construction industry insiders believe wind should be primary energy source

A survey has shown that most industry insiders also think €100 or higher would be a fair water charge for a four person household.

# nuclear-power - Saturday 23 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: The UK is exploring its shale gas future, we should do the same Fracking

Column: The UK is exploring its shale gas future, we should do the same

Fracking is an emotively driven environmental issue – but the Irish government could do worse than follow the UK in opening up the market here for exploration, writes Aaron McKenna.

# nuclear-power - Thursday 13 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Fossil fuels won’t last forever. Ireland should consider nuclear power. Opinion

Column: Fossil fuels won’t last forever. Ireland should consider nuclear power.

When an aeroplane crashes we don’t stop flying, we improve safety. Nuclear power should be the same, writes Philip Walton.

# nuclear-power - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Iran: Uranium enrichment to be speeded up Iran

Iran: Uranium enrichment to be speeded up

Iran is to step up its uranium enrichment programme by sharply increasing the number of centrifuges used to make nuclear fuel.

# nuclear-power - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Accident at Sellafield would have “no health effects in Ireland” Sellafield

Accident at Sellafield would have “no health effects in Ireland”

Department of the Environment releases report from independent experts on risk to Ireland of a radioactive leak at the Cumbrian nuclear site as it is being decommissioned.

# nuclear-power - Sunday 28 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Slovenia shuts nuclear plant after Sava river swells Slovenia

Slovenia shuts nuclear plant after Sava river swells

The nuclear power plant in Solvenia has been “preventively” shut down due to heavy rains.

# nuclear-power - Sunday 21 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Germans support abandoning nuclear power, despite extra cost Nuclear Power

Poll: Germans support abandoning nuclear power, despite extra cost

The government is increasing a surcharge on electricity bills to fund the development of alternative energy.

# nuclear-power - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie India set to test first nuclear submarine India

India set to test first nuclear submarine

Officials say they plan to have six nuclear subs in operation by 2018.

# nuclear-power - Monday 30 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Automatic shutdown at South Korea nuclear reactor Nuclear

Automatic shutdown at South Korea nuclear reactor

Operators of the nuclear plant ruled out any possible radiation leak at the plant after the automatic shutdown.

# nuclear-power - Sunday 22 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Japan probes alleged cover-up at nuclear plant Japan

Japan probes alleged cover-up at nuclear plant

It’s claimed workers were forced to underreport the amount of radiation they were exposed to so they could stay on the job longer.

# nuclear-power - Monday 25 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Gunmen attack French uranium plant in Central African Republic Attack

Gunmen attack French uranium plant in Central African Republic

A local military official says that the attackers caused some damage to the facility and stole a “sizeable quantity” of food.

# nuclear-power - Monday 18 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Iranian nuclear talks resume Iran

Iranian nuclear talks resume

International efforts to end deadlock over Iran’s nuclear programme take place in Moscow.

# nuclear-power - Friday 8 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie UN nuclear watchdog ‘disappointed’ with lack of progress in Iran talks Iran

UN nuclear watchdog ‘disappointed’ with lack of progress in Iran talks

The IAEA met with an Iranian delegation in Vienna today to discuss issues concerning Iran’s nuclear programme.

# nuclear-power - Monday 7 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Head of nuclear energy company shot in Genoa Italy

Head of nuclear energy company shot in Genoa

Nuclear energy CEO was wounded as he left his home this morning.

# nuclear-power - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Japan shuts down last nuclear reactor amid protests Nuclear Power

Japan shuts down last nuclear reactor amid protests

It’s not clear whether the Tomari plant will reopen as demonstrators called for the country to renounce nuclear power.

# nuclear-power - Monday 16 April, 2012

From Business ETC Oil price dips after positive signs from Iran nuclear talks Oil

Oil price dips after positive signs from Iran nuclear talks

EU foreign policy chief says “constructive and useful” talks will continue next month in Baghdad.

# nuclear-power - Thursday 22 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge 6 political activist celebrities (other than George Clooney) Jailbird Celebs This post contains images

6 political activist celebrities (other than George Clooney)

These temporary jailbirds put their star power behind issues from the Vietnam War to nuclear power.

# nuclear-power - Sunday 11 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Adi Roche in Fukushima: Only way to secure nuclear plants is to close them down Japan

Adi Roche in Fukushima: Only way to secure nuclear plants is to close them down

“If the atomic world has nine lives, five of them have already been used” – the Chernobyl Children International founder is in Japan for the first anniversary of the 11 March 2011 disaster.

# nuclear-power - Saturday 10 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Japan’s March 2011 tsunami Japan This post contains images

In pictures: Japan’s March 2011 tsunami

On 11 March 2011, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake off the Japanese coast sparked a devastating tsunami that left 22,000 dead or missing.

# nuclear-power - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie North Korea agrees to suspend nuclear activities and freeze missile tests North Korea

North Korea agrees to suspend nuclear activities and freeze missile tests

Washington and Pyongyang both announce that North Korea will allow IAEA inspectors to verify that it has stopped work.

# nuclear-power - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: household charge campaign; health service ‘reduction’; and the best way to get onto a crowded bus…

# nuclear-power - Friday 27 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Iran to renew talks over nuclear programme Iran

Iran to renew talks over nuclear programme

Iran and UN nuclear inspectors are due to start discussions regarding the country’s controversial nuclear programme this weekend.

# nuclear-power - Monday 16 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie ‘Arrests made’ over magnet-bomb assassination Iran

‘Arrests made’ over magnet-bomb assassination

An Iranian official has said that several people are being held over the killing of a scientist last week.

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