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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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BeLonG To Youth Services

BeLonG To Youth Services

Tue, 12 November 2019

We are joined by Matt Kennedy, Policy and Research Officer of BeLonG To Youth Services and Ayrton Kelly

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Bullying Q and A

Bullying Q and A

Tue, 12 November 2019

Professor James O'Higgins Norman, Director of the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre (ABC) in DCU, joins us to answer viewers' questions on bullying

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Shooting The Darkness

Shooting The Darkness

Tue, 12 November 2019

Professional Photographer Crispin Rodwell joins us to chat about his new book 'Shooting in the Darkness' which contains photographs that he captured during The Troubles

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Ireland AM Christmas Short Story Competition

Ireland AM Christmas Short Story Competition

Mon, 11 November 2019

Are you an aspiring writer with a story to tell? Well the Ireland AM Christmas short story competition is back

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The 2 Johnnies

The 2 Johnnies

Mon, 11 November 2019

While most friends dream of working together for a living, rarely can, but for Johnny O'Brien and Johnny McMahon, creating the 2 Johnnies meant they could do the thing they loved - comedy, and all they while working side by side with their best pal.

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Trinny Woodall

Trinny Woodall

Fri, 8 November 2019

Fashion make-over expert Trinny Woodall chats to Glenda Gilson

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