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#Japan Tsunami

From TheJournal.ie Viewers turning to YouTube as news source – study YouTube This post contains videos

Viewers turning to YouTube as news source – study

The Japanese earthquake and tsunami was the most viewed news event during the 15-month study.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your essential round-up of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: 'Ghost ship' from Japanese tsunami sunk by cannon Ghost Ship This post contains videos

VIDEO: 'Ghost ship' from Japanese tsunami sunk by cannon

The US Coast Guard destroyed the ship, which had drifted unmanned all the way across the Pacific.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ghost ship' from Japan tsunami spotted off Canada Ghost Ship

'Ghost ship' from Japan tsunami spotted off Canada

The fishing vessel has spent the last year drifting all the way across the Pacific with nobody on board.

From TheJournal.ie One year on: Thousands still on Japanese tsunami missing lists Japan

One year on: Thousands still on Japanese tsunami missing lists

Thousands of people remain missing following the Japanese tsunami and earthquake in March 2011. A look at the missing lists gives a glimpse into the lives the catastrophic event affected.

From TheJournal.ie A year on, €5bn donated but lack of 'master plan' to rebuild Japan criticised Japan This post contains videos

A year on, €5bn donated but lack of 'master plan' to rebuild Japan criticised

Of that donation, €1 million has come from Ireland, we’ve been looking at the aid situation in the earthquake and tsunami hit east coast one year on and how the money has been spent.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Tsunami debris spreading across the Pacific towards Hawaii Japan

WATCH: Tsunami debris spreading across the Pacific towards Hawaii

Homes, boats, cars, household appliances and other objects were washed into the ocean following the tsunami last year. This animated model shows how it is still moving across the Pacific.

From TheJournal.ie Silence and prayers mark anniversary of Japanese tsunami Japan

Silence and prayers mark anniversary of Japanese tsunami

The earthquake killed more than 19,000 people, and 300,000 are still in temporary housing.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

From TheJournal.ie As world remembers 9/11, Japan marks six months since earthquake and tsunami Japan

As world remembers 9/11, Japan marks six months since earthquake and tsunami

The magnitude-9.0 earthquake produced the sort of devastation Japan hadn’t seen since World War II. The tsunami that followed engulfed the northeast and wiped out entire towns.

From TheJournal.ie Fatal radiation levels at Fukushima now 'off the scale' Fukushima

Fatal radiation levels at Fukushima now 'off the scale'

Levels of radiation in some areas of the plant are so high they would be lethal within one hour.

From The42 Japanese baseball opens to relief and cheers Let's Play Ball

Japanese baseball opens to relief and cheers

“I think this is going to be a healing process” – first pitch this morning signals return to normal life, officials hope.

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: Japan commemorates month anniversary of disaster Japan This post contains images

Slideshow: Japan commemorates month anniversary of disaster

People pause to remember earthquake which hit at 6.46am GMT this day a month ago – but work must go on to recover bodies and rebuild towns.

TWO PEOPLE HAVE been confirmed dead following the overnight tsunamis in the Pacific Ocean triggered by the series of earthquakes off the east coast of Japan. One person was killed in Indonesia after they were swept away when the tsunami reached the Papua province, as well as leaving 19 families homeless, while in California a 25-year-old man was killed when he was swept into the ocean while taking photographs of the waves.

From TheJournal.ie Authorities warn of further Japanese tsunamis as aftershocks continue Japan Tsunami

Authorities warn of further Japanese tsunamis as aftershocks continue

Waves of two to three metres in height are to be expected in the coming hours after significant Pacific aftershocks.

From TheJournal.ie What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events Japan Tsunami

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events

A timeline of how today’s terrifying events have unfolded, beginning with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake which struck at 5.46am Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland Japan Tsunami

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland

Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami Japan

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami

The department estimates that there are around 2,000 Irish citizens in Japan. Relatives and friends of people in Japan are asked to contact the crisis centre for information.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A massive tsunami hits Japan in the wake of the 7th largest earthquake ever recorded; the Pacific region is on high alert and the verdict’s in on the iPad2.

BREAKING: A TEN METRE high tsunami has struck the north east of Japan following a massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake, sweeping away cars, trees and even buildings.

The tsunami warning has been extended to the entire east coast of Japan, parts of Russia, the Pacific islands.

A nuclear plant in the north of the country has been shut down. More to come.