Environment

Waste as a resource

Type: Article
Bord na Móna’s resource recovery business is at the forefront of addressing waste management in a way that makes environmental and commercial sense...

Selling for growth

Type: Article
Bord na Móna is a fully commercial company like any other trading entity, state-owned or private. This means that we are obliged to make a profit...

Powering ahead

Type: Article
Energy has been re-branded to reflect its power generation capacity across all production methods. Now called Powergen, it’s forging ahead in the...

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

Type: Article
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...

The Peatlands of Ireland

Type: Article
Taken from Bord na Móna, Fact Sheet, no. 1. FACT SHEET 1.0 Peatlands are a very important part of the history, culture and economy of Ireland....

Raised Bogs

Type: Article
Taken from Bord na Móna, Fact Sheet no. 4. These can be defined as bogs which form from vegetation that grows due to the nutrients present in...

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...

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...

Formation and Types of Peatlands

Type: Article
Taken from Bord na Móna, Fact Sheet no. 2. Peatlands (or Boglands) are biogenic deposits where the incompletely decayed remains from a variety of...

Bord na Móna ~ with nature

Type: Video
This animation was produced for the Heartland Exhibition and shows our journey towards sustainable and renewable energy, services and products.

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.

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...

Daniel and Kieran Egan on bog work

Type: Audio
Daniel and Kieran Egan discuss working conditions during the 1950s on Blackwater bog. The weather and method of work had a major impact on turf...

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...

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