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Former War Journalist To Share Experience Of Ukrainian Border At Laois Vigil

Renata Metelicka visited her home country earlier this week.

A former war journalist living in the midlands says the situation in Ukraine is giving her flash backs of reporting in Afghanistan and Iraq. 

Renata Metelicka is back in Laois after a visit to her home country this week. 

She will be sharing her experience of tragic sights on the Polish-Ukrainian border at a vigil outside county buildings in Portlaoise this evening at 6 o'clock. 

People attending are being encouraged to wear blue and yellow.

She says it was hard to see children drawing pictures of bombs and blood:

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