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#Bord na Móna

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

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

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

# bord-na-mona - Thursday 30 April, 2020

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

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

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

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

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

# bord-na-mona - Monday 3 February, 2020

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

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.

# bord-na-mona - Saturday 1 February, 2020

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

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

# bord-na-mona - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

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

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

# bord-na-mona - Monday 11 November, 2019

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

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

# bord-na-mona - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Bord na Móna announces plan to redeploy 200 workers

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

# bord-na-mona - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

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

The trees will be planted on Bord na Móna land.

# bord-na-mona - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

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

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

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

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

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

# bord-na-mona - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

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

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

# bord-na-mona - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

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

# bord-na-mona - Thursday 27 June, 2019

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

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

# bord-na-mona - Saturday 25 May, 2019

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

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

# 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.

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