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# just-transition - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

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 23,396 Views 40 Comments

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

# just-transition - Friday 22 May, 2020

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 14,846 Views 30 Comments

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

# just-transition - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Debate about what ESB and Bord na Móna workers will do next should have started 'years ago', says union boss
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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 9,885 Views 24 Comments

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

# just-transition - Monday 11 November, 2019

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 9,245 Views 19 Comments

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

# just-transition - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 9th 2019, 9:40 AM 9,648 Views 15 Comments

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

# just-transition - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

'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 33,343 Views 68 Comments

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