Lough Boora voted Ireland’s Best Place

Bord na Móna’s Lough Boora Discovery Park has been crowned the winner of Ireland’s Best Place competition.   The nationwide competition, organised by the Royal Town Planning Institute Ireland, celebrates the places protected, planned or improved by town planners for communities.   Speaking at the award ceremony Bord na Móna’s Lough Boora Manager, Tom Egan […]

Bord na Mona Workers Could Be In Line For EU Fund – Harkin

Workers to be made redundant in Bord na Mona could avail of assistance under the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF).  This was stated by Independent MEP Marian Harkin who was the chief negotiator for the European Parliament for the setting up of the current EGF. She said: “The priority right now is to concentrate on the workers […]

Bord na Mona Accelerates Decarbonisation

New Chief Executive launches “Brown to Green” strategy aligns company with National and EU Decarbonisation policies, Accelerates development of renewable energy assets to support National climate and energy policy targets, Accelerates investment in higher-value recycling and resource recovery business, Development of new business to support sustainable employment in the Midlands, Commences engagement with employees flagging […]

Machines Get Moving To Rewet Bogs

“These machines are like massive bog defibrillators” Bord na Móna deploys new excavators for bog rehabilitation work 200 hectares of bog rehabilitated in the last year Bog rewetting promotes carbon capture, biodiversity and habitats for native species New machines have been deployed on Bord na Móna lands as part of a plan to rewet thousands […]

Bord na Móna Reinforces Bog Rehabilitation Programme

Bord na Móna is increasing its investment in bog rehabilitation as it transitions away from energy peat towards a more sustainable business model. The company made the announcement today at a public review of its Biodiversity Action Plan (2015-19) in Ballymahon, Co Longford.   At the event, the company also announced that it has progressed […]

Offaly Man Spins Winning Streak Wheel

An Offaly man who spun the Grand Prize Wheel on Winning Streak on RTE One on Saturday (14th April), winning a total of €42,000, claims he is the fifth person from his country road in Daingean to appear on the popular game show! Retired former Bord na Mona employee, Jimmy Kilmurray, thought he was the butt of an […]

Rare African Birds find Winter Sun on Midland Bogs

Four Glossy Ibis seen on two Irish Bogs Other rare birds also recorded on sites across Midlands   Three Glossy Ibis, a rare bird usually found in North Africa, have taken up residence on a bog in Co Westmeath just days after another Ibis was spotted at a bog in Co Offaly.  A number of […]

Bord na Móna launches move to Bioenergy

New business- ‘Bord na Móna Bioenergy’ will supply 1.5million tonnes of biomass to Irish market Exit from peat to accelerate as company embraces carbon neutral energy   Bord na Móna has launched its new Bioenergy business marking a critical step away from its traditional peat business towards renewable energy generation and supply. The announcement was […]

Business in the Community Ireland Reveals Top Companies Contributed €396,303 and 1958 volunteer hours to Charities and Community Groups in Tipperary in 2016

The companies who made an impact in Tipperary: Abbott Ireland, Bank of Ireland,. Boots Retail (Irl) Ltd., Bord na Mona, BT Ireland, Cook Medical, Dawn Meats Group, Gas Networks Ireland, Intel Ireland, KBC Bank Ireland, KPMG, Marks & Spencer Ireland Ltd, MSD, Musgrave, Roadbridge, RTÉ, Tesco Ireland, Three.   The Business Impact Map which can […]

Bord na Móna Completes Rehabilitation Of c. 12,000 Hectares Of Bog

Bord na Móna today confirmed that it has rehabilitated close to 12,000 hectares of the company’s  boglands which amounts to over fifteen percent of its total landholding to date. As part of that work, the company has actively restored over 1,000 hectares of raised bog since 2009 and aims to increase this figure in the […]

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