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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# bog

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Government approves €75,000 funding for Abbeyleix Bog restoration
Restored peatlands play an important role in mitigating the effects of climate change.
Removing turf-cutting from rural Ireland would be like removing wine from the French - Varadkar
Concerns were raised about turf not being available for sale in shops, particularly given the energy crisis and rising inflation.
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Cabinet approves €108 million funding for Bord na Móna rehabilitation plan
Environment and Climate Minister Eamon Ryan described the funding as a “major milestone”.
'It's like something you'd see in a movie': Thousands of tonnes of bog slide down mountain in Leitrim
Farmland and roads are covered with peat, and some families have evacuated their homes as a precaution.
'A great day for rural Ireland': Turf-cutting trial collapses in Galway
The State conceded it could offer no evidence as a crucial prosecution witness was in Australia.
Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare
Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin.
'A chance to discover 10,000 years of history': New project to restore Ireland's bogland
The Living Bog Project will see the restoration of 12 raised bog special areas of conservation in seven counties.
These lads from Kildare went to serious lengths to transport their turf home from the bog
A Leitrim man's epic swearing at a turf truck was caught on video
“They’re f**ckin’ nearly flat, the c**ts”.
Court hears how sex worker killed by ex-soldier was a 'loving carer' to her mother
Jimmy Devaney is set to be sentenced in two week’s time.
Bogfit is back with some excellent tips on footin’ and haaapin’ the turf
Leapfrogs, turfcutters, haymakers – all the latest exercises are here.
Bogfit is back with some excellent tips on footin' and haaapin' the turf
Leapfrogs, turfcutters, haymakers – all the latest exercises are here.
'Bogfit' is the newest (and greatest) fitness craze to sweep Ireland
Haven’t you heard? Come on, keep up.
Body found in Meath bog identified as Gerard Daly, missing since 2011
The shell of a burnt out car was also found at the scene.
Search for Disappeared Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog today
This will be the fourth search for his remains.
Search for Disappeared newlywed Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog
The 23-year-old was abducted from his Belfast home in April 1978.
The head of the CIA is bringing this piece of Kilteevan turf back to the White House
John Brennan attended an event at the church his Irish father was baptised in, in the small Roscommon village on Friday night.
4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit
As part of the Hidden Ireland series, Neil Jackman suggests four more heritage sites to visit in Offaly, Roscommon, Meath and Tipperary.
Ancient bog body found in Meath
The body was found by Bord na Móna workers in good condition but without a head.
Deenihan welcomes over 1,000 turf cutters’ compensation applications
However the Turf Cutters and Contractors Association say they will not stop cutting turf until the government provides relocation bogs.
Turf cutters claim victory as minister says they must "work within the law"
An overnight stand-off at a bog in Galway ended today.
Postmortem to be carried out on body discovered in Kerry bog
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.