Innovation

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’...

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...

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,...

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...

Peat Briquettes

Type: Article
By J. Martin, Mechanical Section Taken from Irish Engineers Journal Supplement, 1970, p34-37. BORD NA MÓNA produces some 315,000 tons of briquettes...

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...

Kilberry Compost (Greenwaste) Plant

Type: Article
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...

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...

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...

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.

Inniu 'S Amárach

Type: Video
Produced in the mid 1970s this film shows the impact of Bord na Móna on the midlands and its plans for the future.

Progress Reported

Type: Video
This film was produced by Bord na Móna in 1961 and won an award in 1963. It shows the way in which the company had developed since it's inception and...

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