Scéal na Móna

Footing the Turf

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BY JACK HARTE Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 60, December 2006, p60-61. I chose the title "In the Wake of the Bagger", for my novel...

Urbanity and Rurality – The Bord na Móna Villages of Frank Gibney

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FERGAL MAC CABE, ARCHITECT AND TOWN PLANNER Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 60, December 2006, p50-52. So far as is known Frank Gibney...

Third Development Programme

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Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 1, no. 18, Summer 1974, p2-4 When the serious threat to this country’s fuel supply resulting from restrictions in...

Snapshots From Russia – 1956

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Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 49, December 2003, p12-14. The second visit to Russia by a Bord na Móna delegation came about because...

Peatland Archaeology Since 1999: Archaeological Development Services Excavations and Surveys

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BY JANE WHITAKER Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 60, December 2006, p66-68. Archaeological Development Services (ADS) Ltd has been the...

Looking back 50 Years – Some Memories of Boora

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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...

Kilberry Compost (Greenwaste) Plant

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Dr Munoo Prasad Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 60, December 2006, p55-56 The Kilberry Compost Plant was started mainly as a result of...

Founding Father Dr. C. S. “Todd” Andrews 1901-1985

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Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 41, April 2002, p18-21. In conversations with Scéal na Móna Dr C. S. Andrews, the First Managing Director...

Early Days: The Kildare Scheme and the Turf Camps

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BY MAUREEN GILL-CUMMINS Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 60, December 2006, p70-72. The first real progress with regard to utilizing the...

Clonsast From Memory – In the Early Days of the TDB

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JOHN KEARNS, FORMER CLONSAST CHIEF CLERK Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 37, July 2001, p20-23. Since Clonsast seems to have now been...

Charles Hodgson’s Briquette Factory Derrylea 1860-1867

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T.A. Barry Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 1, no. 23, Nov/Dec 1975, p5 The flood-plain of the Rivers Cushina and Figile, tributaries of the...

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

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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 in the Ads

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Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 52, August 2004, p14-18. Just before last Christmas, Sean McCabe, the Curator of Portarlington Town Museum,...

Bord na Móna and Bog Conservation

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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

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

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