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Cabinet approves €108 million funding for Bord na Móna rehabilitation plan
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Cabinet approves €108 million funding for Bord na Móna rehabilitation plan

Nov 24th 2020, 10:30 PM 20,034 Views 31 Comments

Environment and Climate Minister Eamon Ryan described the funding as a “major milestone”.

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

Jun 16th 2020, 6:39 PM 23,575 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Apr 30th 2020, 4:50 PM 16,970 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Apr 21st 2020, 6:09 PM 18,189 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 9,292 Views 9 Comments

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.

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

Feb 1st 2020, 5:38 PM 10,620 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Nov 20th 2019, 4:39 PM 9,887 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Nov 11th 2019, 7:46 AM 9,245 Views 19 Comments

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

Bord na Móna announces plan to redeploy 200 workers
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Bord na Móna announces plan to redeploy 200 workers

Oct 16th 2019, 6:41 PM 14,265 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 3:47 PM 18,135 Views 70 Comments

The trees will be planted on Bord na Móna land.

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

Sep 18th 2019, 5:53 PM 42,329 Views 89 Comments

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

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

Aug 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 33,389 Views 68 Comments

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

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:58 PM 18,177 Views 40 Comments

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

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford
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Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

Jul 11th 2019, 1:17 PM 16,686 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jun 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 14,025 Views 43 Comments

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

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

May 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 16,167 Views 31 Comments

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

Bord na Móna announces up to 430 redundancies
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Bord na Móna announces up to 430 redundancies

Oct 24th 2018, 1:37 PM 17,424 Views 46 Comments

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

Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs
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Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs

Oct 23rd 2018, 8:08 PM 16,067 Views 41 Comments

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

Jun 6th 2017, 4:30 PM 8,488 Views 15 Comments

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

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

May 4th 2017, 4:36 PM 10,257 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Apr 27th 2017, 10:22 PM 14,171 Views 41 Comments

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

Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns
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Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:03 PM 9,945 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Dec 13th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,982 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Dec 28th 2015, 8:12 PM 29,637 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Oct 27th 2015, 7:20 PM 16,364 Views 55 Comments

Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.

Permission refused for 48-turbine wind farm in Mayo
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Permission refused for 48-turbine wind farm in Mayo

May 21st 2015, 8:20 AM 10,641 Views 97 Comments

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

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

Nov 26th 2014, 6:00 PM 11,260 Views 60 Comments

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
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# Culture Night

Absolutely magical performance of the Marino Waltz in Dublin last night

Sep 20th 2014, 12:32 PM 14,485 Views 19 Comments

John Sheahan and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Stunning.

Here's the ancient bog body discovered in Co Meath
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Here's the ancient bog body discovered in Co Meath

Sep 16th 2014, 6:17 PM 16,769 Views 12 Comments

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

Coillte and Bord na Móna come together in joint venture
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Coillte and Bord na Móna come together in joint venture

Jun 25th 2014, 8:10 AM 5,776 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:31 PM 9,404 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Jan 19th 2014, 4:05 PM 4,601 Views 0 Comments

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

An Taisce granted leave to appeal peat burning at Edenderry power station
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# Fuelling The Fire

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

Jan 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,915 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Nov 21st 2013, 7:05 PM 9,281 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Nov 19th 2013, 12:40 PM 5,641 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Nov 2nd 2013, 7:59 PM 11,406 Views 56 Comments

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

Bord na Móna wind farm construction launched in Co Tipperary
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Bord na Móna wind farm construction launched in Co Tipperary

Oct 24th 2013, 10:18 PM 9,397 Views 102 Comments

The 40 megawatt farm is to be based at Bruckhana.

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

Jul 22nd 2013, 7:55 PM 5,195 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Apr 26th 2013, 1:23 PM 14,604 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Jan 3rd 2013, 5:50 PM 2,040 Views 0 Comments

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

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