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Pathway away from destruction

Feature story | 19 September, 2002 at 0:00

One of the most dangerous and unnecessary shipments ever to have taken place reached journey’s end on September 17th 2002 when it docked in the UK port of Barrow. The effect that this shipment’s 18,000 mile, 75-day passage, through some of the...

Sailing for our nuclear free future

Feature story | 13 September, 2002 at 0:00

As two British nuclear freighters near the Irish Sea with their deadly cargo of weapons-usable plutonium, a flotilla of small sailboats are getting into position to peacefully protest their passage.

Nuclear Meltdown

Feature story | 9 September, 2002 at 0:00

The lid has finally been blown off the nuclear industry’s chamber of secrets. Coverups, bankruptcies and insolvencies, safety lapses and failures in plant security have been on the roll call in the last week alone. And all this as the most...

Shameful shipment must be the last

Feature story | 17 September, 2002 at 0:00

As the two British nuclear freighters, carrying their deadly cargo of plutonium entered the port of Barrow this morning, they were again met with peaceful protests from the Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla. How can those responsible for this...

Protest flotilla catches up with nuclear nomad ships

Feature story | 16 September, 2002 at 0:00

The Nuclear Free Irish Sea flotilla has caught up with BNFL's deadly cargo of weapons-usable plutonium in the Irish Sea. The dangerous and unnecessary cargo has been wandering the world's oceans for the past 75 days placing millions of lives and...

Nowhere to run to....nowhere to hide

Feature story | 15 September, 2002 at 0:00

Two British freighters with their cargo of weapons-usable plutonium, are now in the home straight of an 18,000 mile transport of terror. As the Pacific Pintail and Pacific Teal near the Irish Sea on their journey from Japan to Barrow on England's...

Bankrupt plutonium company threatened by the collapse of its largest customer

Press release | 7 September, 2002 at 0:00

The troubles of already bankrupt British Nuclear Fuels deepen as its two largest clients suffer catastrophic events. The UK taxpayer may have to foot the bill.

Rainbow Warrior will support Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla

Press release | 1 September, 2002 at 0:00

The Greenpeace flagship joined The Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla at its official launch in Dublin today before it sails into the Irish Sea to peacefully protest against the two nuclear freighterscarrying the rejected plutonium fuel back from Japan.

Ireland banning the bulb

Feature story | 6 December, 2007 at 17:41

The Irish Government, announced today what will be in effect the EU's first ban on energy-wasting incandescent lightbulbs. This simple but historic step comes as governments meet in Bali to discuss next steps on tackling the global climate...

Bulb ban could make Ireland guiding light in EU

Press release | 8 November, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace today launched a petition calling on the Irish Government to announce an energy efficiency law with the National Budget and Carbon Budget on 5 December, which will effectively ban conventional energy-wasting incandescent lightbulbs by...

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