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Bord na Móna’s Clean Air Business – A Progress Report

Ian Phillips, Section Manager Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 64, December 2007, p40-41. A review of Environmental complaints to regulatory bodies, Environmental Protection Agencies and Local Authorities will quickly reveal that odour complaints are the most prominent. The Bord na Móna "Clean Air" Business unit has its...

Tags: Environment, 2000s, 1990s, Innovation, Scéal na Móna

Bord na Móna Turf Harvesting Scheme

Taken from Bord na Móna Recruitment Leaflets. LEND A HAND TO SAVE
THE NATON’S FUEL!
AND ENJOY
AN OPEN AIR HOLIDAY
GOOD FOOD AND ACCOMMODATION
GOOD COMPANY at
TURF HARVESTING IN IRELAND
AND BE PAID FOR IT! This Scheme is open to Irishmen and their friends from any
part of Ireland, England,...

Tags: Company Archive, Work, Community, 1950s, 1940s

Bord na Móna in the Ads

Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 52, August 2004, p14-18. Just before last Christmas, Sean McCabe, the Curator of Portarlington Town Museum, presented Sceal na Móna with a comprehensive collection of early Bord na Móna advertisements spanning the years 1954 to 1961. In the early days of pre-television, the vehicle for most advertising was...

Tags: Work, 1960s, Community, Scéal na Móna, 1950s

Bord na Móna Agus B&Q

LE DR MUNOO PRASAD, PRIOMH EOLAITHEOIR AGUS DEARBHAIL Ni CHUALAIN, EOLAITHEOIR Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 44, November 2002, p25. Tá caidrimh gnó idir Bord na Móna Horticulture le B&Q le seacht mbliana anuas, agus an gnó ag fás gach bliain. Bhunaigh Block agus Quail B&Q i 1969. Tá B&Q mar phairt don Kingfisher Group...

Tags: 2000s, 1990s, Innovation, Scéal na Móna

Bog Bodies – Kingship and Sacrifice

BY EAMON P KELLY, KEEPER OF IRISH ANTIQUITIES, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 44, November 2002, p25. At the end of the last Ice Age melt water from retreating ice sheets left the Central Plain of Ireland strewn with shallow lakes that in time developed into large expanses of raised bog. Following the...

Tags: Environment, Culture, Scéal na Móna, The Ancient Past

A Unique Bord na Móna Presentation in Ballina

From Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, No 51, June, 2004, p30-34 Back in 1992 the Bord na Móna Gaelic Football Inter-Works Championship Final took place at Lanesboro' for the very last time. That was a tough struggle between Mountdillon and Oweninny, perhaps memorable for the physical body clashes that occasionally occurred between the participants....

Tags: 2000s, 1990s, 1960s, Community, Scéal na Móna, 1950s

Waste as a resource

Bord na Móna’s resource recovery business is at the forefront of addressing waste management in a way that makes environmental and commercial sense. From household waste to a company’s waste management chain to treating competitors’ waste, AES can manage it all, using the latest technology. With 6,000 commercial customers and 60,000 domestic...

Tags: Environment, Present and Future, Innovation, Future, Source

Selling for growth

Bord na Móna is a fully commercial company like any other trading entity, state-owned or private. This means that we are obliged to make a profit by earning more in revenue from selling our goods and services than we spend to pay our costs. Essentially, selling is the process of winning an order from a customer. It’s a complicated process...

Tags: Environment, Present and Future, Innovation, Future, Source

Powering ahead

Energy has been re-branded to reflect its power generation capacity across all production methods. Now called Powergen, it’s forging ahead in the renewables sector The remit at Powergen is to extend Bord na Móna’s generation capacity and to expand its interests in the market. Operating in the wholesale end of the electricity market, the...

Tags: Environment, Present and Future, Innovation, Future, Source

Getting the best from the bog

The Energy Division of Bord na Móna employs circa 750 staff, rising to 1250 during the harvesting season. Accounting for over €100 million a year, peat production and sales is a significant element of the company. To the forefront are the teams out there on the bogs, harvesting the best dry peat There’s a beauty all of its own to the midlands...

Tags: Present and Future, Development, Innovation, Source

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