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Opposition parties slam Government approach to Climate Action Bill
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# CLIMATE CRISIS

Opposition parties slam Government approach to Climate Action Bill

Jun 8th 2021, 3:27 PM 6,102 Views 2 Comments

Concerns have been raised that the legislation does not have sufficient protections for sectors which will suffer job losses as a result.

Burning Question: what does a peat-free future hold for the Midlands?
# Burning Question
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# Burning Question

Burning Question: what does a peat-free future hold for the Midlands?

Apr 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 12,579 Views 20 Comments

Trinity College Dublin PhD candidate Jamie Rohu outlines the challenges for workers as we transition our industrial bogs towards a more sustainable future.

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 24,300 Views 42 Comments

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

Retrain workers and a climate change centre: Proposals to help Midlands cope with move away from peat
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Retrain workers and a climate change centre: Proposals to help Midlands cope with move away from peat

May 22nd 2020, 10:25 PM 14,898 Views 30 Comments

The first progress report on Just Transition by Kieran Mulvey was published today.

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

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 9,944 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 9,253 Views 19 Comments

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

What will the newly-announced 'Just Transition Commissioner’ for Bord na Móna do?
# Budget 2020
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# Budget 2020

What will the newly-announced 'Just Transition Commissioner’ for Bord na Móna do?

Oct 9th 2019, 9:40 AM 9,658 Views 15 Comments

Brexit and Climate Action were to the two overriding focuses in this year’s Budget.

'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 33,897 Views 68 Comments

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