Day: September 16, 2019

Séamus Martin is the former International Editor of The Irish Times and was Moscow Correspondent for that newspaper

16.09.2019

Séamus Martin was born in 1942 in Dublin and worked for six years as Irish Times correspondent in Russia. He was the only Irish journalist to witness at first hand the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. He also covered events in the October of 1993, both Chechen wars, the explosions of apartment buildings […]

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Debbie Deegan’s 1200 children

16.09.2019

For an ordinary Irish woman, Debbie Deegan, the orphanage in the village of Khortolevo, near Bryansk, became a second home, and Russia, indeed, her second homeland… In 1998 Debbie already had two of her own children, but as participants in the Russian State programme “Children of Chernobyl” her family, among many other Irish families, were […]

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