Development

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’...

Getting the best from the bog

Type: Article
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,...

Third Development Programme

Type: Article
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...

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...

Research on Turf in Ireland

Type: Article
H. M. S. MILLER Taken from Administration, Vol. 7, no. 1, Spring 1959, p49-55. IRELAND has many deserts. They cover about one-seventh of the land...

My Recollection of the Cottage Schemes

Type: Article
By Sean Mc Namara Taken from "A Path Through the Bog", John P. Larkin & Owen Denneny, 1995, p24-27. I am Sean Mc Namara, born in 1923 in Co....

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...

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...

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...

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