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 […]

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 […]

10 Schools in Laois Involved In Eco Rangers

Are your kids struggling to identify a Puffin but can name all the Pokemon? Able to spot a minion but not a magpie? Willing to explore with Dora through a screen without stepping outside your front door? Well not anymore as Bord na Móna is today calling for more schools, more teachers and more school-kids […]

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 announces biggest change of land use in modern Irish history

–          125,000 acres(50,000 ha) to change use by 2030 –          Bord na Móna commits to new sustainable business across national  landholding and will continue to be major employer –          Transition from energy peat harvesting into new businesses complete by 2030 –          Carbon output to decrease dramatically –          Rehabilitation of substantial areas of Irish bog         […]

Clean Air Proposal Boosts Smokeless Market Leader Bord na Móna

Bord na Móna, the smokeless fuel market leader in Ireland, says today’s announcement of a 2018 ban on bituminous coal is a boost for the company’s business. Bord na Móna has been a leader in solid fuel for decades and has embraced the migration to smokeless solid fuel in the 25 years since the Dublin ban. Speaking this morning Bord na Móna Head of Fuels, Eddie Scaife, said “The majority […]