Culture

Celebration of our rich heritage

Type: Article
From Source, November issue 2009 Everyone in Bord na Móna is extremely proud of its 75th anniversary and of the efforts of the current and previous...

The Great Day on the Bog – Lá na Móna

Type: Article
Taken from Catholic Bulletin, Vol. 24, May 1934, p424-427 THE great plain, stretching westwards some thirty miles from Dublin is probably the...

Snapshots From Russia – 1956

Type: Article
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...

Philosophy On The Bog

Type: Article
Taken from Catholic Bulletin, Vol. 25, June 1935, p472-478. See Through The Telescope Of History. "To see Ireland as it ought to be seen," wrote...

Peatland Archaeology Since 1999: Archaeological Development Services Excavations and Surveys

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

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...

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...

The Crannoge

Type: Video
Jane Whitaker is interviewed about an archaeological dig on a Crannóg discovered at Derrygreenagh in 2004. The site dates from between 600-700 AD.

The Planter's Daughter

Type: Video
This was filmed for a new advertising campaign for briquettes in the early 2000s

Val Martin on hostel maintenance

Type: Audio
Val Martin joined Bord na Móna in 1947 and his first role was to oversee the hostels and the wellbeing of the workers. He later worked in a...

John Clohessy on life in a turf camp

Type: Audio
John Clossey remembers life in a turf camp, including the type of food supplied in the hostels and the recreational activities available to the men.

Paddy Hughes on the 1970s fuel crisis

Type: Audio
Paddy Hughes joined Bord na Móna in 1959 as a laboratory assistant. In the 1970s he was appointed manager of Timahoe sod peat works where he became...

Bog Bodies – Kingship and Sacrifice

Type: Article
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...

Archaeological Finds in the Peatlands of Ireland

Type: Article
Peatlands have been a very important source of archaeological material in Ireland. Artefacts found both under and within peatland deposits have...

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