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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before your (belated) brekkie…

From TheJournal.ie Japan's TEPCO admits downplaying tsunami risk Japan

Japan's TEPCO admits downplaying tsunami risk

It said it had played down the risks to the facility of a tsunami for fear of the political, financial and cost to reputation.

From TheJournal.ie 5 unusual ways to reach very special Irish places A To B

5 unusual ways to reach very special Irish places

There are some places where getting from A to B takes a little effort – but it’s so worth it.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Australian designs tsunami ‘survival pod’ Survival This post contains images

In pics: Australian designs tsunami ‘survival pod’

Up to four people can stay in watertight craft for two and a half hours should the natural disaster strike.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: photographer to help tsunami recovery through print project Relief This post contains images

In pictures: photographer to help tsunami recovery through print project

US photographer and director Aaron Hobson is selling a series of dramatic images of the tsunami-damaged northern Japanese coastline to raise funds for the recovery.

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima caused mutant butterflies: scientists Mutation

Fukushima caused mutant butterflies: scientists

The butterflies were found to have abnormalities including smaller wings and damaged eyes.

From TheJournal.ie Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker? Home Sweet Home This post contains videos This post contains images

Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?

Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.

VIDEO: ‘That day was almost our last’ – narrow escape from ‘iceberg tsunami’ Aargh This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Japan probes alleged cover-up at nuclear plant Japan

Japan probes alleged cover-up at nuclear plant

It’s claimed workers were forced to underreport the amount of radiation they were exposed to so they could stay on the job longer.

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 Nuclear plant goes online for first time since Japan's tsunami Japan

Nuclear plant goes online for first time since Japan's tsunami

The Ohi plant’s reactor No 3 is returning to operation despite divided public opinion on the use of nuclear power.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese dock washes up in Oregon a year after tsunami Tsunami This post contains images

Japanese dock washes up in Oregon a year after tsunami

The dock’s appearance on the shore was a sobering reminder of the impact of the devastating tsunami, which hit Japan in March 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Japan shuts down last nuclear reactor amid protests Nuclear Power

Japan shuts down last nuclear reactor amid protests

It’s not clear whether the Tomari plant will reopen as demonstrators called for the country to renounce nuclear power.

From TheJournal.ie Football washes up on Alaskan island a year after Japan's tsunami Tsunami

Football washes up on Alaskan island a year after Japan's tsunami

Football travelled over 5,000km after a tsunami struck the north-eastern coast of Japan in March 2011.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami warnings lifted after two earthquakes off Indonesian coast Indonesia

Tsunami warnings lifted after two earthquakes off Indonesian coast

The earthquake was measured initially as 8.9 magnitude but has since been revised downwards to 8.6 as tsunami warnings were issued in over a dozen countries. Some have since been lifted.

From TheJournal.ie Skodas, jets and the Lotto: the week in statistics Prime Numbers

Skodas, jets and the Lotto: the week in statistics

Our weekly wrap-up of the numbers that defined the week, like: how much did our 12 MEPs take in donations last year?

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 Another Japanese earthquake could trigger 34-metre tsunami: report Japan

Another Japanese earthquake could trigger 34-metre tsunami: report

Government reports say if the tide was right, a similar earthquake to last year’s could result in even greater havoc.

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 New Co Clare seismometer detects 1.1-mag Donegal earthquake Earthquake

New Co Clare seismometer detects 1.1-mag Donegal earthquake

The new seismometer at the Cliffs of Moher is also sensitive enough to have recorded this morning’s 6.9-mag quake in Japan.

From TheJournal.ie Japan removes tsunami alert after 6.9-mag earthquake Japan

Japan removes tsunami alert after 6.9-mag earthquake

The quake struck shortly before 9:10am Irish time, around 150 miles off the country’s north-eastern coast.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your essential round-up of all today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Japanese tsunami: 7 incredible survival stories Japan

Japanese tsunami: 7 incredible survival stories

Amongst the damage and destruction caused by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, there were incredible tales of survival and courage. We take a look at seven of them.

From TheJournal.ie Adi Roche in Fukushima: Only way to secure nuclear plants is to close them down Japan

Adi Roche in Fukushima: Only way to secure nuclear plants is to close them down

“If the atomic world has nine lives, five of them have already been used” – the Chernobyl Children International founder is in Japan for the first anniversary of the 11 March 2011 disaster.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'The post-apocalyptic landscape was utterly disorienting' Japan

Column: 'The post-apocalyptic landscape was utterly disorienting'

Charis Hughes lived in Japan in the early 2000s and recognised much of that which was destroyed in the devastating earthquake and tsunami a year ago today. Here’s how she and other Irish people helped in the aftermath.

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 The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

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 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.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Japan's March 2011 tsunami Japan This post contains images

In pictures: Japan's March 2011 tsunami

On 11 March 2011, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake off the Japanese coast sparked a devastating tsunami that left 22,000 dead or missing.

From TheJournal.ie One year later: the cost of Japan's tsunami Japan

One year later: the cost of Japan's tsunami

The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan a year ago, destroyed homes, infrastructure and industry – throwing Japan’s economy into crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-PM: Japan was unprepared for nuclear crisis Disaster

Ex-PM: Japan was unprepared for nuclear crisis

The former Prime Minister acknowledged there were flaws in how authorities handled the Fukushima crisis last year.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish tsunami is 'possible' - experts Behind The News

An Irish tsunami is 'possible' - experts

This week’s earthquake in Donegal had us wondering whether Ireland needs to worry about more of the same occurring – and the answer is a resounding yes.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesia on brief tsunami alert after 7.3-mag offshore earthquake Indonesia

Indonesia on brief tsunami alert after 7.3-mag offshore earthquake

The quake struck around 220 miles off the coast of Sumatra, the province most devastated by the 2004 tsunami.

From TheJournal.ie Earthquake strikes Japan - no major damage reported Japan

Earthquake strikes Japan - no major damage reported

So far there have been no injuries and no major damage reported, although buildings in Tokyo shook from the power of the 7.0 magnitude quake.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

From TheJournal.ie 14 game-changing moments of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

14 game-changing moments of 2011

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

From TheJournal.ie #ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags Review 2011

#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags

From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…

2011's top 7 lucky escapes Review 2011 This post contains videos

2011's top 7 lucky escapes

There were numerous lucky people this year who escaped from car crashes, plummeting helicopters, speeding trains and more. We have some of the most jaw-dropping videos here.