1960s

The Bord na Móna Peat Briquette Design

Type: Article
With three segments spelling out BNM, the Bord na Móna Peat Briquette is one of the most iconic Irish designs. But how did the design come about? It’...

Sod Peat

Type: Article
By J. D. Power, Technical Development Section Taken from Irish Engineers Journal Supplement, 1970, p31-33. The mechanisation of sod peat...

Peat Briquettes

Type: Article
By J. Martin, Mechanical Section Taken from Irish Engineers Journal Supplement, 1970, p34-37. BORD NA MÓNA produces some 315,000 tons of briquettes...

Moss Peat Production

Type: Article
By S. L. Rice, Technical Development Section Taken from Irish Engineers Journal Supplement, 1970, p38-39 PRODUCTION of moss peat by Bord na Móna...

Milled Peat Production

Type: Article
By H. C. Flood, Technical Development Section Taken from Irish Engineers Journal Supplement, 1970, p23-27. The term "Milled Peat" is used to...

Marketing in Bord na Móna

Type: Article
By C. B. Murphy, Sales Manager Taken from Irish Engineers Journal Supplement, 1970, p40-46. BORD NA MÓNA has a fairly large range of products-all...

Looking back 50 Years – Some Memories of Boora

Type: Article
Dr Finbar Callanan former Bord na Móna Chief Civil Engineer Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 60, December 2006, p39-43. I joined Bord...

Equipment

Type: Photo Album
This is a selection of the machines used by Bord na Móna since its foundation in 1934. We first began using machines in the 1930s and over the...

General

Type: Photo Album
These photographs show the contribution of Bord na Móna to the local communities in our heartland. From housing estates to exhibitions and employment...

Exhibition

Type: Photo Album
The photographs in the exhibition section display artefacts and information relevant to Bord na Móna's technical, social, economic and environmental...

Civil Works in Bord na Móna

Type: Article
By T. J. Lee, Civil Works Section Taken from Irish Engineers Journal Supplement, 1970, p13-15. Civil Works in Bord na Móna include bog survey, bog...

Progress Reported

Type: Video
This film was produced by Bord na Móna in 1961 and won an award in 1963. It shows the way in which the company had developed since it's inception and...

Paddy Coffey on the Library

Type: Video
Paddy Coffey describes the work of the Bord na Móna library at Newbridge.

Jimmy Martin on Development

Type: Video
Jimmy Martin discusses work in Bord na Móna, Lullymore briquette factory and overseas consultancy work.

Dusty Miller on Innovation in Bord na Móna

Type: Video
Dusty Miller joined the company in 1946. He was based in Newbridge and worked on technical development of peat production during this time.

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