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Nuclear

# nuclear - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Green Party has ‘maintained its shape under enormous pressure’: Mark Dearey looks to Brussels European Elections

Green Party has ‘maintained its shape under enormous pressure’: Mark Dearey looks to Brussels

Currently a Dundalk town councillor, Dearey will be running in the new Midlands-North-West constituency.

# nuclear - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From Business ETC Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran – but not new planes Trade

Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran – but not new planes

This is the first time the US has issued a license of this kind since the 1979 embargo.

# nuclear - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meet the former Rainbow Warrior hoping to help the Greens surf back to electoral success… Grace O'sullivan

Meet the former Rainbow Warrior hoping to help the Greens surf back to electoral success…

Former surf champion Grace O’Sullivan’s prioritising jobs in the area of maritime tourism, as she bids for a seat in the ten county ‘Ireland South’ constituency.

# nuclear - 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.

# nuclear - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning, need the news as you start your day? It’s all here.

# nuclear - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nuclear talks back on in Vienna — but little optimism a deal can be agreed Curbs

Nuclear talks back on in Vienna — but little optimism a deal can be agreed

Iran and six world powers are hoping to reach a final deal on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.

# nuclear - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish challenge against ‘unlawful’ British nuclear plant starts tomorrow An Taisce

Irish challenge against ‘unlawful’ British nuclear plant starts tomorrow

An Taisce claims permission for a new plant at Hinkley Point shouldn’t have been given as there was no consultation with the Irish people.

# nuclear - Monday 25 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Israel blasts Iran nuclear deal as a ‘historic mistake’ Sanctions

Israel blasts Iran nuclear deal as a ‘historic mistake’

It follows the easing economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for steps to curb its nuclear programme.

# nuclear - Sunday 24 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Iran deal wins praise, amid warnings next steps will be tougher Nuclear Talks

Iran deal wins praise, amid warnings next steps will be tougher

After almost a decade of stalemate, three rounds of negotiations since September led to a pre-dawn interim deal in Geneva.

From TheJournal.ie Obama: Iran nuclear deal ‘an important first step’ Nuclear

Obama: Iran nuclear deal ‘an important first step’

Obama said in a statement that the announcement “achieves a great deal”.

# nuclear - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Top world diplomats in ‘homestretch’ for Iran nuclear deal Talks

Top world diplomats in ‘homestretch’ for Iran nuclear deal

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva for the talks today.

# nuclear - Monday 18 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Engineers begin dangerous task of removing fuel rods from Fukushima Nuclear

Engineers begin dangerous task of removing fuel rods from Fukushima

Moving the uranium and plutonium fuel rods from a reactor building is the most difficult task so far in the decommissioning of the nuclear plant.

# nuclear - Sunday 10 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rouhani vows to protect Iran’s nuclear rights Iran

Rouhani vows to protect Iran’s nuclear rights

The Iranian president says that there are “red lines that won’t be crossed”.

# nuclear - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima prepares to remove ultra-dangerous fuel rods Nuclear

Fukushima prepares to remove ultra-dangerous fuel rods

Nuclear engineers will remove the uranium and plutonium fuel rods as part of the decades-long decommissioning of the plant after the worst atomic accident in a generation.

# nuclear - 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 - Sunday 27 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Met Eireann to help in emergencies where hazardous material is put into the atmosphere Weather Patterns

Met Eireann to help in emergencies where hazardous material is put into the atmosphere

The service will aid agencies forecast the spread of radiation and other hazardous materials.

# nuclear - Monday 21 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland consider nuclear power? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland consider nuclear power?

Britain is building a new nuclear reactor to provide electricity for homes – but should Ireland follow suit?

From Business ETC British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce Hinkley Point

British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce

EDF, the French energy giant, has agreed a deal to build two reactors at Hinkley Point, in Somerset.

# nuclear - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima leak upgraded to a “serious incident” Contaminated

Fukushima leak upgraded to a “serious incident”

The nuclear regulator in Japan had originally given it a rating of Level 1, an ‘anomaly’.

# nuclear - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Japan upgrades Fukushima leak to highest level in two years Nuclear

Japan upgrades Fukushima leak to highest level in two years

Japan is worried about its international reputation following the leak.

From TheJournal.ie Jordan to build its first nuclear research reactor Energy

Jordan to build its first nuclear research reactor

The desert kingdom which doesn’t have any oil is looking at ways to meet its energy needs.

# nuclear - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New Iran PM wants “serious” nuclear talks Iran

New Iran PM wants “serious” nuclear talks

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said he would not surrender Iran’s rights but wanted to allay Western concerns.

# nuclear - Monday 15 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence? Opinion

Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence?

While protect itself with the threat of using nuclear weapons is far from ideal, it is infinitely preferable to the situation in which the US has now found itself: chasing its tail over costly and ineffective missile technology, writes Jason Douglas.

# nuclear - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima ‘probably leaking contaminated water into ocean’ Japan

Fukushima ‘probably leaking contaminated water into ocean’

The leak was long suspected by experts, but denied by the plant’s operator.

# nuclear - Saturday 6 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie North and South Korea hold rare talks after months of increasing tensions Tensions

North and South Korea hold rare talks after months of increasing tensions

The talks follow months of friction and threats of war by Pyongyang after its February nuclear test attracted tougher UN sanctions, further squeezing its struggling economy.

# nuclear - Friday 21 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New radioactive water leak at Fukushima Fukushima

New radioactive water leak at Fukushima

More than 18,000 people died when the towering tsunami smashed into Japan’s northeast in March 2011 setting off the crisis at Fukushima.

# nuclear - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech Potus On Tour

Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech

The US President will use an open-air speech to propose a reduction in American and Russian warheads.

# nuclear - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rival Koreas hold first talks in two years Tensions

Rival Koreas hold first talks in two years

The talks were to set up a high-level meeting in Seoul after months of tensions.

# nuclear - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish legal challenge against UK nuclear power plant Hinkley Point

Irish legal challenge against UK nuclear power plant

An Taisce argues that the decision to build the nuclear power station was made without consultation with the Irish people.

# nuclear - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Will a policy of deterrence quell tensions on the Korean peninsula? Opinion

Column: Will a policy of deterrence quell tensions on the Korean peninsula?

The problem with deterrence theory is that, at its root, it is based on threats which can lead states to the brink of war. North Korea’s behaviour should instead be viewed as an opportunity for engagement, writes Jason Douglas.

# nuclear - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about a possible nuclear war in Korea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about a possible nuclear war in Korea?

North Korea is restarting a nuclear reactor, while saying it now considers itself in a ‘state of war’. How do you feel?

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says it will restart nuclear reactor Tensions

North Korea says it will restart nuclear reactor

North Korea shut down the reactor in July 2007 until an aid-for-disarmament deal – but now there are concerns that it will be used to produce weapons-grade uranium.

# nuclear - Saturday 30 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie North Korea declares ‘state of war’ with South North Korea

North Korea declares ‘state of war’ with South

North Korea has issued a warning to Seoul and Washington, saying that “any provocation” could swiftly escalate into an all-out nuclear conflict.

# nuclear - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: North Korea’s pursuit of the bomb should not be ignored Opinion

Column: North Korea’s pursuit of the bomb should not be ignored

While a functioning nuclear weapon remains years away for North Korea, recent activities and statements will nevertheless have a worrying effect in Seoul, Washington and the wider world, writes Jason Douglas.

# nuclear - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: North Korea has gone nuclear – but that’s not the real threat Opinion

Column: North Korea has gone nuclear – but that’s not the real threat

North Korea will never be included in international non-proliferation efforts if it is eternally treated as a pariah, writes Eoghan Murphy.

# nuclear - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie UN Security Council vows action after North Korea nuclear test North Korea

UN Security Council vows action after North Korea nuclear test

Even North Korea’s sole international ally, China, was stern in its condemnation of the nuclear test and threats to the United States.

# nuclear - Friday 8 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima survivors to sue Japanese government Japan

Fukushima survivors to sue Japanese government

People whose homes or farms were affected by radiation from the Fukushima plant will file class-action lawsuits next month for damages.

# nuclear - Saturday 2 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Powerful 6.9 earthquake shakes northern Japan Japan

Powerful 6.9 earthquake shakes northern Japan

Strong tremors have been confirmed across Hokkaido island but no damage has been reported at the several nuclear facilities in the region.

# nuclear - Friday 25 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie World’s biggest nuke plant may shut: Japan report Nuclear

World’s biggest nuke plant may shut: Japan report

Proposals by Japan’s new nuclear watchdog may see a massive plant in centre of the country shut down over safety fears.

# nuclear - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge LISTEN: Here’s the new Destiny’s Child song All The Women

LISTEN: Here’s the new Destiny’s Child song

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