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From TheJournal.ie Bord Na Mona to end peat harvesting, with €5 million going towards bog rehabilitation Just Transition

Bord Na Mona to end peat harvesting, with €5 million going towards bog rehabilitation

No compulsory redundancies are expected, as workers will be retrained to work in bog rehabilitation

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna employees will continue to turn up for work every day despite attempted lay-offs Bord Na Móna

Bord na Móna employees will continue to turn up for work every day despite attempted lay-offs

Last week it was confirmed that up to 230 workers were to be removed from the company’s payroll.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna to lay off workers 'as a result of Covid-19 crisis' Jobs

Bord na Móna to lay off workers 'as a result of Covid-19 crisis'

The semi-State company said it was a result of its impact “on electricity and horticultural markets”.

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on agriculture ahead of GE2020 Ge2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on agriculture ahead of GE2020

We asked each party what measures they’d take to resolve the beef dispute and support Bord na Móna workers at risk of losing their jobs.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fear of being abandoned': Bord na Móna workers hold rally in Shannonbridge Climate Change

'Fear of being abandoned': Bord na Móna workers hold rally in Shannonbridge

Trade unions said that there was a “fear and anxiety” among workers that good quality replacement jobs wouldn’t be provided.

From TheJournal.ie Debate about what ESB and Bord na Móna workers will do next should have started 'years ago', says union boss Climate Change

Debate about what ESB and Bord na Móna workers will do next should have started 'years ago', says union boss

How Bord na Mona and ESB workers are treated is a major test for policymakers, says Ictu.

From TheJournal.ie Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures Just Transition

Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna announces plan to redeploy 200 workers Climate Change

Bord na Móna announces plan to redeploy 200 workers

The State-owned company has agreed to embark on a programme of rehabilitation of bogs in the midlands.

From TheJournal.ie Government to plant 600,000 new native trees over next three years Treemendous

Government to plant 600,000 new native trees over next three years

The trees will be planted on Bord na Móna land.

From TheJournal.ie 'We won't need as many car mechanics': Calls for new commission to plan for industries impacted by green policies Climate Action

'We won't need as many car mechanics': Calls for new commission to plan for industries impacted by green policies

The Green Party’s Just Transition bill will not be opposed by government.

From TheJournal.ie 'The bog is the community. This could destroy us': How Ireland's move away from peat is hitting the Midlands Just Transition

'The bog is the community. This could destroy us': How Ireland's move away from peat is hitting the Midlands

As Ireland makes to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy, midlands communities fear they will be left behind.

From TheJournal.ie 'Absolutely devastated': Plans for future of ESB power station in Co Offaly refused Shannonbridge

'Absolutely devastated': Plans for future of ESB power station in Co Offaly refused

In a statement, the ESB has said it is “disappointed that the application has been rejected”.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford Lough Ree

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

Bord na Móna confirmed that 70 permanent employees will be put on temporary unpaid leave.

From TheJournal.ie Harris had 'good' meeting with Bord na Móna about it growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply Growing Our Own

Harris had 'good' meeting with Bord na Móna about it growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply

Yesterday, Simon Harris signed the law establishing Ireland’s first medicinal cannabis access scheme,

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply Growing Our Own

Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply Exclusive

Junior Minister Sean Canney has discussed the prospect with the company’s management.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna announces up to 430 redundancies Redundancy

Bord na Móna announces up to 430 redundancies

The announcement comes as the company shifts from peat usage to fast-track renewable energy.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs Midlands

Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs

A restructuring of the company to decarbonise its business over ten years is expected to be announced tomorrow.

Offaly GAA reveal identity of naming rights partner for 10-year O'Connor Park deal

The Tullamore venue will now be known as Bord na Móna O’Connor Park.

From TheJournal.ie At least 69 jobs to go as Bord na Móna confirms plans to close Tipperary plant Littleton

At least 69 jobs to go as Bord na Móna confirms plans to close Tipperary plant

Unions have said that they will not accept the plant’s closure.

From TheJournal.ie ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes Going Green

ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes

Renewable energy in Ireland is currently predominantly generated from the wind.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns Jobs Saved

Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns

Hundreds of jobs are safe, but concerns have been raised about the environmental impact of the Co Offaly plant.

From The42 'It's hard enough to deal with six, never mind seven Dublin forwards' Lake View

'It's hard enough to deal with six, never mind seven Dublin forwards'

Kieran Martin is confident Westmeath will be better for their experiences against both All-Ireland finalists this year.

From TheJournal.ie TD calls for bogs to be flooded to 'save communities' Storm Frank

TD calls for bogs to be flooded to 'save communities'

Bord na Móna has said the plan wouldn’t work.

From TheJournal.ie Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant Bog Off

Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant

Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.

From TheJournal.ie Permission refused for 48-turbine wind farm in Mayo Not Happening

Permission refused for 48-turbine wind farm in Mayo

An Bord Pleanála said it wasn’t satisfied that the area was suitable for the development.

From TheJournal.ie Government: Fianna Fáil is wrong, new state board rules WILL apply to Irish Water Appointments

Government: Fianna Fáil is wrong, new state board rules WILL apply to Irish Water

The Department of Public Expenditure denied there was a loophole in the new guidelines.

Absolutely magical performance of the Marino Waltz in Dublin last night

John Sheahan and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Stunning.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the ancient bog body discovered in Co Meath Human Remains

Here's the ancient bog body discovered in Co Meath

Part of a leg and foot were discovered by Bord na Mona workers.

From TheJournal.ie Coillte and Bord na Móna come together in joint venture All Together Now

Coillte and Bord na Móna come together in joint venture

They will develop tourist trails, build wind farms and explore using green energy to power electricity stations.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna accused of "locking out" eight staff members Turfed Out

Bord na Móna accused of "locking out" eight staff members

The company says that the staff were suspended for refusing to engage with relocation plans.

From The42 Meath prove too strong for students in O'Byrne Cup semi-final Goals Galore

Meath prove too strong for students in O'Byrne Cup semi-final

There were seven goals between the sides in today’s game.

From TheJournal.ie An Taisce granted leave to appeal peat burning at Edenderry power station Fuelling The Fire

An Taisce granted leave to appeal peat burning at Edenderry power station

An Taisce say that their case focuses on the extraction of the peat burned at the station.

From TheJournal.ie An Bord Pleanála showing "a failure in both scientific and legal competence" - An Taisce CO2 EMISSIONS

An Bord Pleanála showing "a failure in both scientific and legal competence" - An Taisce

The independent environmental charity are not happy with the decision to allow Edenderry power station to keep burning peat until 2023.

From TheJournal.ie IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice' Merger

IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice'

The agency is set to merge with Bord na Mona instead of its harvesting rights being sold off.

From TheJournal.ie New restrictions prompt calls for water project in Laois to be fast-tracked Garryhinch

New restrictions prompt calls for water project in Laois to be fast-tracked

The Garryhinch Water Project has been long mooted as an alternative and sustainable water supply for the Greater Dublin area.

From TheJournal.ie Bord na Móna wind farm construction launched in Co Tipperary Energy

Bord na Móna wind farm construction launched in Co Tipperary

The 40 megawatt farm is to be based at Bruckhana.

From TheJournal.ie Last year's poor peat harvest cost Bord Na Móna over €23m Bord Na Móna

Last year's poor peat harvest cost Bord Na Móna over €23m

However the company still managed to make a profit of €9.2 million last year.

From TheJournal.ie Gas from a dump in Kildare to become electricity for 14,000 houses Energy

Gas from a dump in Kildare to become electricity for 14,000 houses

Bord na Móna is building a landfill gas power plant at the Drehid facility near Allenwood, with production beginning next year.

From The42 James Kavanagh pulls out of 2013 Kildare panel for 'personal reasons' Announcement

James Kavanagh pulls out of 2013 Kildare panel for 'personal reasons'

The county are set to begin their 2013 campaign against Carlow IT at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Ancient bog body found in Meath Bog Body

Ancient bog body found in Meath

The body was found by Bord na Móna workers in good condition but without a head.

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