Get in, stay in, tune in: state prepares plan in event of a nuclear emergency

Event of this nature ‘highly improbable’, but government currently reviewing 2019 plan as European leaders grow concerned over Putin’s Ukraine escalation

The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant: concerns with it being under Russian control

The Irish public would be told to “get in, stay in, tune in” if a radioactive plume was about to arrive over the country under emergency plans currently being reviewed by the government.

The country’s plan to deal with a nuclear accident or bomb may be amended in the coming months to ensure it is ready to be deployed, as European leaders grow concerned at the prospect of Russia’s escalation of the war in Ukraine.