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# Peat

This year
2024
Peatlands conservation charity calls for end to sale of peat moss in shops and garden centres
Open fires strongly linked with respiratory disease in older Irish people
Last year
2023
FactFind: Do more than a thousand people die per year in Ireland due to burning solid fuels?
Opinion: Bord na Móna's former Derrinlough briquette factory should be preserved, not sold
Dr Patrick Bresnihan & Emma Gilleece
All time
Debunk: Turf is not an ‘agricultural crop’; burning it is polluting and unhealthy
Citizens' Assembly told of need to maintain peatlands while supporting 'just transition'
Peat’s Sake: Leading company under EPA spotlight for potential unlicensed extraction
Poll: Should there be a ban on the sale of turf?
Removing turf-cutting from rural Ireland would be like removing wine from the French - Varadkar
Calls to allow commercial peat harvesting but expert says it would be a 'bad step' for climate
Peat was cut at 280 plots in protected bogs last year without State consent
New peat legislation slammed as ‘incompatible’ with climate targets and EU law
Unpublished report calls on Ireland to end peat imports
'We've made tough decisions': How Bord na Móna became worth €1.25 billion in less than two years
Delay to much-awaited report on peat alternatives ‘very concerning’
'Most polluting' solid fuels to be banned in Ireland within a year
Bord na Móna peat briquettes will no longer be made after 2024
'I do feel let down': Midlands Bord na Móna workers in documentary on peat transition
Bord na Móna announces plan to redeploy 200 workers
Landmark High Court challenge against State over peat regulations opens before High Court
Bord na Móna power plant to remain open despite environmental concerns
Yes, these face masks made from Irish peat are real
Your television may be running on turf. Really
Do you use solid fuels? It's going to get more expensive tomorrow
Last year's poor peat harvest cost Bord Na Móna over €23m
Bad news for fossil fuels: cost of coal and briquettes to rise today
Deenihan welcomes over 1,000 turf cutters’ compensation applications
Turf cutters claim victory as minister says they must "work within the law"
150 Galway turf-cutters in overnight stand-off with Gardaí
Bord na Móna staff to stage two more work stoppages
Bord na Móna staff to strike over pay proposals
It's official: Ireland is turfing out its bogs