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# bog - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 24th 2020, 10:30 PM 20,149 Views 31 Comments

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

# bog - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'It's like something you'd see in a movie': Thousands of tonnes of bog slide down mountain in Leitrim
# Mudslides
# Mudslides

'It's like something you'd see in a movie': Thousands of tonnes of bog slide down mountain in Leitrim

Jun 30th 2020, 1:51 PM 72,681 Views 47 Comments

Farmland and roads are covered with peat, and some families have evacuated their homes as a precaution.

# bog - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'A great day for rural Ireland': Turf-cutting trial collapses in Galway
# Protected Bogs
# Protected Bogs

'A great day for rural Ireland': Turf-cutting trial collapses in Galway

Feb 19th 2020, 7:50 AM 39,889 Views 83 Comments

The State conceded it could offer no evidence as a crucial prosecution witness was in Australia.

# bog - Monday 14 May, 2018

Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare
# War Of Independence
# War Of Independence

Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

May 14th 2018, 7:33 PM 84,214 Views 80 Comments

Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin.

# bog - Friday 15 September, 2017

'A chance to discover 10,000 years of history': New project to restore Ireland's bogland
# The Living Bog Project
# The Living Bog Project

'A chance to discover 10,000 years of history': New project to restore Ireland's bogland

Sep 15th 2017, 4:08 PM 14,456 Views 27 Comments

The Living Bog Project will see the restoration of 12 raised bog special areas of conservation in seven counties.

# bog - Friday 29 July, 2016

These lads from Kildare went to serious lengths to transport their turf home from the bog
# Turfed Out Of It
From The Daily Edge
# Turfed Out Of It

These lads from Kildare went to serious lengths to transport their turf home from the bog

Jul 29th 2016, 9:30 AM 5,935 Views 0 Comments

Winning.

# bog - Monday 14 December, 2015

A Leitrim man's epic swearing at a turf truck was caught on video
# Bog Standard
From The Daily Edge
# Bog Standard

A Leitrim man's epic swearing at a turf truck was caught on video

Dec 14th 2015, 8:08 AM 6,973 Views 6 Comments

“They’re f**ckin’ nearly flat, the c**ts”.

# bog - Monday 2 November, 2015

Court hears how sex worker killed by ex-soldier was a 'loving carer' to her mother
# Marie Greene
# Marie Greene

Court hears how sex worker killed by ex-soldier was a 'loving carer' to her mother

Nov 2nd 2015, 4:36 PM 19,966 Views 0 Comments

Jimmy Devaney is set to be sentenced in two week’s time.

# bog - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Bogfit is back with some excellent tips on footin’ and haaapin’ the turf
# Haaapin' Turf
From The42
# Haaapin' Turf

Bogfit is back with some excellent tips on footin’ and haaapin’ the turf

Jun 24th 2015, 7:14 PM 4,494 Views 2 Comments

Leapfrogs, turfcutters, haymakers – all the latest exercises are here.

Bogfit is back with some excellent tips on footin' and haaapin' the turf
# Haaapin' Turf
From The Daily Edge
# Haaapin' Turf

Bogfit is back with some excellent tips on footin' and haaapin' the turf

Jun 24th 2015, 7:38 AM 3,362 Views 1 Comment

Leapfrogs, turfcutters, haymakers – all the latest exercises are here.

# bog - Friday 12 June, 2015

'Bogfit' is the newest (and greatest) fitness craze to sweep Ireland
# Turn That Turf
From The Daily Edge
# Turn That Turf

'Bogfit' is the newest (and greatest) fitness craze to sweep Ireland

Jun 12th 2015, 8:10 AM 6,024 Views 1 Comment

Haven’t you heard? Come on, keep up.

# bog - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Body found in Meath bog identified as Gerard Daly, missing since 2011
# Investigation
# Investigation

Body found in Meath bog identified as Gerard Daly, missing since 2011

Sep 13th 2014, 5:55 PM 56,942 Views 38 Comments

The shell of a burnt out car was also found at the scene.

# bog - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Search for Disappeared Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog today
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Search for Disappeared Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog today

Aug 27th 2014, 7:20 AM 5,864 Views 19 Comments

This will be the fourth search for his remains.

# bog - Friday 22 August, 2014

Search for Disappeared newlywed Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Search for Disappeared newlywed Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:30 PM 29,590 Views 22 Comments

The 23-year-old was abducted from his Belfast home in April 1978.

# bog - Monday 19 August, 2013

The head of the CIA is bringing this piece of Kilteevan turf back to the White House
# The Gathering
# The Gathering

The head of the CIA is bringing this piece of Kilteevan turf back to the White House

Aug 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 11,220 Views 66 Comments

John Brennan attended an event at the church his Irish father was baptised in, in the small Roscommon village on Friday night.

# bog - Saturday 11 May, 2013

4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit

May 11th 2013, 12:00 PM 28,882 Views 55 Comments

As part of the Hidden Ireland series, Neil Jackman suggests four more heritage sites to visit in Offaly, Roscommon, Meath and Tipperary.

# bog - Monday 10 December, 2012

Ancient bog body found in Meath
# Bog Body
# Bog Body

Ancient bog body found in Meath

Dec 10th 2012, 4:29 PM 26,784 Views 84 Comments

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

# bog - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Deenihan welcomes over 1,000 turf cutters’ compensation applications
# Bogs
# Bogs

Deenihan welcomes over 1,000 turf cutters’ compensation applications

Aug 9th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,910 Views 43 Comments

However the Turf Cutters and Contractors Association say they will not stop cutting turf until the government provides relocation bogs.

# bog - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Turf cutters claim victory as minister says they must "work within the law"
# Turf Cutters
# Turf Cutters

Turf cutters claim victory as minister says they must "work within the law"

Jun 21st 2012, 9:31 PM 7,327 Views 45 Comments

An overnight stand-off at a bog in Galway ended today.

# bog - Monday 12 March, 2012

Postmortem to be carried out on body discovered in Kerry bog
# Body
# Body

Postmortem to be carried out on body discovered in Kerry bog

Mar 12th 2012, 8:18 AM 1,261 Views 0 Comments

A planned search was carried out yesterday as part of investigation into the whereabouts of a young Brazilian man who has been missing for a number of weeks.