1990s

Sustainable

Type: Photo Album
Peatlands are a finite resource, they are a unique part of our landscape heritage. Our vision - A New Contract with Nature - begins our journey out...

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...

Paddy Hughes on the fuel crisis

Type: Video
Paddy Hughes joined Bord na Móna in 1959 and during his time in Timahoe remembers the fuel shortages and the lorries lined up outside the gates...

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

Type: Article
Ian Phillips, Section Manager Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 64, December 2007, p40-41. A review of Environmental complaints to...

Bord na Móna and Bog Conservation

Type: Article
SEAN CANNY, RESOURCE MANAGER, LAND ACQUISITION DEPARTMENT. Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 11, December 1996, p28-29. Conservation can be...

Bord na Móna Agus B&Q

Type: Article
LE DR MUNOO PRASAD, PRIOMH EOLAITHEOIR AGUS DEARBHAIL Ni CHUALAIN, EOLAITHEOIR Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 44, November 2002, p25. Tá...

A Unique Bord na Móna Presentation in Ballina

Type: Article
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...

Standard Peat-haulage Locomotive

Type: Equipment
The standard peat-haulage locomotive is a diesel-mechanical 0-4-0.The engine is an automotive 6-cylinder which drives a 3-speed power shift...

Tractor - General purpose (Type Bord na Móna)

Type: Equipment
Type Bord na Móna This tractor was designed to meet the many needs, on development and production bogs, for a general purpose tractor, which could...

Tractor - General Purpose

Type: Equipment
Type – County Commercial This tractor is of standard manufacture, primarily designed for heavy agricultural and light earth moving duties. It is used...

Temporary & main tracks join

Type: Equipment
The standard turnout [where the temporary and main tracks join] is also 9144mm (30ft) in length. It replaces a standard track length and can be...

Stripping Machine

Type: Equipment
Type I & II The purpose of this machine is to cut away the top layer of poor quality bog from the section which is to be cut by the excavator...

Standardisation of locomotives

Type: Equipment
The Board has standardised most of its locomotive on one manufacture. The number of types from this manufacture were also strictly limited. The...

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