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Respecting the history of Chernobyl

Tue, 25 June 2019

Respecting the history of Chernobyl

Think before taking selfies at Chernobyl, that's the message that our next guest wants to spread following the rise in tourism to the radioactive site since the release of the Sky Atlantic/HBO drama series 'Chernobyl'.

Having been abandoned in a Russian orphanage after being born with defects as a result of the Chernobyl disaster, 26 year old Raisa Carolan is asking people to be more respectful of the history attached to the place.

Despite tough early years and over 30 operations, Raisa has gone on to get a great education and she now plans to dedicate her life to helping children with physical challenges, just like those she has battled.

Raisa joined us in the Ireland AM studio this morning to share her story:

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Thu, 4 June 2020

It's been just over a week since 46 year old George Floyd was brutally killed by police in Minneapolis, sparking hundreds of protests across America, Ireland and the world along with online campaigns to promote Black Lives Matter.

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Josephine Silo Beats Covid at 103 Years Old!

Josephine Silo Beats Covid at 103 Years Old!

Thu, 4 June 2020

We all need a bit of good news during times like these!

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Phil the Science Guy

Phil the Science Guy

Thu, 4 June 2020

Phil the Science Guy returns to the Ireland AM studio!

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Claudia Hoareau - Migrant Rights Activist

Claudia Hoareau - Migrant Rights Activist

Wed, 3 June 2020

Thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin this week to protest and stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement but is that enough?

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Mary McAleese - Hospics Sunflower Days

Mary McAleese - Hospics Sunflower Days

Wed, 3 June 2020

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Hospice Sunflower Days.

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Antibody Testing

Antibody Testing

Tue, 2 June 2020

Since the novel coronavirus emerged, scientists and medical experts have been working around the clock to learn more about it and to develop treatments and a vaccine

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