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#Bord na Móna

# bord-na-mona - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Bord na Móna announces up to 430 redundancies

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

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

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.

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From The42 Offaly GAA reveal identity of naming rights partner for 10-year O'Connor Park deal Give Peats A Chance

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.

# bord-na-mona - Thursday 4 May, 2017

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.

# bord-na-mona - Thursday 27 April, 2017

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

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

# bord-na-mona - Friday 23 December, 2016

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.

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

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.

# bord-na-mona - Monday 28 December, 2015

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

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

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

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

Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.

# bord-na-mona - Thursday 21 May, 2015

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.

# bord-na-mona - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

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.

# bord-na-mona - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Absolutely magical performance of the Marino Waltz in Dublin last night Culture Night

Absolutely magical performance of the Marino Waltz in Dublin last night

John Sheahan and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Stunning.

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Here's the ancient bog body discovered in Co Meath

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

# bord-na-mona - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

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.

# bord-na-mona - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

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.

# bord-na-mona - Sunday 19 January, 2014

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.

# bord-na-mona - Friday 17 January, 2014

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.

# bord-na-mona - Thursday 21 November, 2013

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.

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

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.

# bord-na-mona - Saturday 2 November, 2013

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.

# bord-na-mona - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Bord na Móna wind farm construction launched in Co Tipperary

The 40 megawatt farm is to be based at Bruckhana.

# bord-na-mona - Monday 22 July, 2013

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.

# bord-na-mona - Friday 26 April, 2013

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.

# bord-na-mona - Thursday 3 January, 2013

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.

# bord-na-mona - Monday 10 December, 2012

Ancient bog body found in Meath

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

# bord-na-mona - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know this morning.

Bord na Móna worker dies in power station accident

The incident occurred at Lough Ree Power Station overnight.

# bord-na-mona - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Cowen wants commitment from Minister after Bord na Móna job losses

Over 100 seasonal jobs have been lost at Bord na Móna as a result of the poor peat harvest this year, described by the company as the ‘worst year ever’

# bord-na-mona - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Industrial disputes in last 3 months total nearly 30 years in workdays

Latest figures from the CSO show 7,754 workdays were lost from April to June this year.

# bord-na-mona - Monday 11 June, 2012

Bord na Móna staff to stage two more work stoppages

The agency has slammed the group of unions for the decision.

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

Bord na Móna staff to strike over pay proposals

A majority of staff voted last week to reject a pay deal agreed between trade unions and management.

# bord-na-mona - Monday 16 April, 2012

Bogland handed over to people of Abbeyleix

Locals in Abbeyleix were handed over 400 acres of amenity lands by Bord na Móna this week, with a fifty-year agreement being signed.

# bord-na-mona - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Bord na Móna workers to strike on 10 April

About 1,000 staff members will take to the picket line on the day over a pay dispute.

# bord-na-mona - Monday 5 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s big stories, plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Bord na Móna workers vote for industrial action

SIPTU expects strike notices to be served on the semi-State body within 10 days.

# bord-na-mona - Monday 6 February, 2012

Bord na Móna workers to vote on industrial action in pay row

Unions say staff at the semi-State body are due a 3.5 per cent pay increase, but the company has said this would cost jobs.

# bord-na-mona - Monday 19 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

€6m investment and 91 new jobs for Bord na Móna

The jobs will be created as part of a €6 million investment over the next three years, with the support of government through Enterprise Ireland

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

From The42 West Ham's Olympic stadium deal collapses War

West Ham's Olympic stadium deal collapses

Following legal challenges from a number of the parties, including Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham local authority have decided to reopen the bidding process.

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