# nuclear - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
The old cracking in the boiler spine playing havoc again.
# nuclear - Friday 8 August, 2014
Sinn Féin have reacted to the potential harm that health and safety lapses at the controversial Sellafield plant could have.
# nuclear - Friday 1 August, 2014
The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruled against the Irish body today over the Hinkley Point power plant project.
# nuclear - Sunday 15 June, 2014
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 - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Is nuclear fusion the answer to the world energy crisis? It might be the only future hope to power our planet.
# nuclear - Sunday 11 May, 2014
The entire area around the nuclear disaster site remains empty.
# nuclear - Saturday 3 May, 2014
Director Gareth Edwards must balance the demands of a big budget blockbuster with the historical and cultural importance of Godzilla. Not a simple task, as previous versions have shown.
# nuclear - Saturday 26 April, 2014
The increasingly volatile situation in strife-torn Ukraine is raising new fears for Chernobyl.
# nuclear - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
Adi Roche said that a large amount of “highly unstable” radioactive material was still present at the site of the 1986 disaster.
# nuclear - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
If the country goes ahead with the test, it could be a ‘game changer’, South Korea’s foreign minister has warned
# nuclear - Sunday 20 April, 2014
Currently a Dundalk town councillor, Dearey will be running in the new Midlands-North-West constituency.
# nuclear - Saturday 5 April, 2014
This is the first time the US has issued a license of this kind since the 1979 embargo.
# nuclear - Sunday 30 March, 2014
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
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
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# nuclear - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
Iran and six world powers are hoping to reach a final deal on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.
# nuclear - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
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
It follows the easing economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for steps to curb its nuclear programme.
# nuclear - Sunday 24 November, 2013
After almost a decade of stalemate, three rounds of negotiations since September led to a pre-dawn interim deal in Geneva.
Obama said in a statement that the announcement “achieves a great deal”.
# nuclear - Saturday 23 November, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva for the talks today.
# nuclear - Monday 18 November, 2013
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
The Iranian president says that there are “red lines that won’t be crossed”.
# nuclear - Thursday 7 November, 2013
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
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
The service will aid agencies forecast the spread of radiation and other hazardous materials.
# nuclear - Monday 21 October, 2013
Britain is building a new nuclear reactor to provide electricity for homes – but should Ireland follow suit?
EDF, the French energy giant, has agreed a deal to build two reactors at Hinkley Point, in Somerset.
# nuclear - Wednesday 28 August, 2013
The nuclear regulator in Japan had originally given it a rating of Level 1, an ‘anomaly’.
# nuclear - Wednesday 21 August, 2013
Japan is worried about its international reputation following the leak.
The desert kingdom which doesn’t have any oil is looking at ways to meet its energy needs.
# nuclear - Tuesday 6 August, 2013
Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said he would not surrender Iran’s rights but wanted to allay Western concerns.
# nuclear - Monday 15 July, 2013
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
The leak was long suspected by experts, but denied by the plant’s operator.
# nuclear - Saturday 6 July, 2013
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
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
The US President will use an open-air speech to propose a reduction in American and Russian warheads.
# nuclear - Sunday 9 June, 2013
The talks were to set up a high-level meeting in Seoul after months of tensions.
# nuclear - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
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
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.