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Bord na Móna announcement: ‘Very few people have faith’

Bord na Móna announcement: ‘Very few people have faith’

The announcement last week from Bord na Móna that it would create 885 new jobs has been met with skepticism...

July 19, 2021

Bord na Móna announcement ‘is spin doctor tactics’ – TD

Bord na Móna announcement ‘is spin doctor tactics’ – TD

A TD has labelled the Bord na Móna announcement today (Thursday, July 15) of 885 new jobs as “disingenuous spin...

July 15, 2021

‘1,400 climate solutions jobs’ announced by Bord na Móna

‘1,400 climate solutions jobs’ announced by Bord na Móna

Bord na Móna CEO Tom Donnellan has announced more than 1,400 climate solutions focused jobs in total, the semi-state firm...

July 15, 2021

Farmers’ disquiet over rewetting projects will grow – ICMSA

Farmers’ disquiet over rewetting projects will grow – ICMSA

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has said that the disquiet felt by farming communities neighbouring proposed rewetting projects...

June 21, 2021

Wilsons to put 100 tractors  under its virtual hammer

Wilsons to put 100 tractors under its virtual hammer

This coming Saturday (June 19) sees Wilsons Auctions hold an online auction on behalf of Bord na Móna, which is...

June 15, 2021

Almost 70% of peat bogs located along western seaboard – CSO

Almost 70% of peat bogs located along western seaboard – CSO

Almost 70% of peat bogs were in the western counties of Donegal, Kerry, Galway and Mayo in 2018, according to...

May 25, 2021

BNM statement of intent ‘falls short of what’s required’

BNM statement of intent ‘falls short of what’s required’

Following the publication of a ‘statement of intent’ from Bord na Móna (BNM) last week, one farm organisation has said...

April 29, 2021

Bord na Móna moves to ease farmer fears over rewetting

Bord na Móna moves to ease farmer fears over rewetting

Bord na Móna (BNM) has moved to ease fears from farm organisations and local politicians over its peatland rehabilitation and...

April 23, 2021

‘Everyone talking about Just Transition…but ordinary people are left high and dry’

‘Everyone talking about Just Transition…but ordinary people are left high and dry’

Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan has been called on by independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice to give a...

March 25, 2021

Bord na Móna gives little away on prospect of written agreement with landowners

Bord na Móna gives little away on prospect of written agreement with landowners

Bord na Móna has “failed to indicate if it will provide explicit written guarantees” to landowners of nearby farmlands to...

March 25, 2021

Bord na Móna called on for ‘written agreement to farmers and turf-cutters’

Bord na Móna called on for ‘written agreement to farmers and turf-cutters’

Bord na Móna has been called on to provide a “written agreement” to farmers who have land adjacent to or...

March 22, 2021

BNM ‘betraying people’ with turf cutting decision – Fitzmaurice

BNM ‘betraying people’ with turf cutting decision – Fitzmaurice

Bord na Móna has been accused of “betraying ordinary people” with an apparent decision to prevent some people taking plots...

March 18, 2021

Bord na Móna machinery stolen from midlands bog

Bord na Móna machinery stolen from midlands bog

An appeal for information has been made by An Garda Síochána following the theft of machinery owned by Bord na...

March 15, 2021

Bord na Móna urged to ‘put in writing’ commitment to adjoining landowners

Bord na Móna urged to ‘put in writing’ commitment to adjoining landowners

If Bord na Móna is certain that there won’t be a problem with lands adjoining its bogs in the midlands,...

March 3, 2021

Bog restoration project cannot be ‘a backdoor to land designations’

Bog restoration project cannot be ‘a backdoor to land designations’

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that there is concern over Bord na Móna lands being designated in the...

March 2, 2021

Farm organisations urged to ‘come together’ for written agreement with BNM

Farm organisations urged to ‘come together’ for written agreement with BNM

Farm organisations are being urged to “come together” and reach a written agreement with Bord na Móna (BNM) to resolve...

February 22, 2021

‘Absolute nonsense’ to have reliance on imported peat – Hackett

‘Absolute nonsense’ to have reliance on imported peat – Hackett

“It is a bit of an absolute nonsense, in one sense, for people to have to rely on imported peat,”...

February 10, 2021

ICMSA urges BNM to carry out ‘independent survey’ before rewetting

ICMSA urges BNM to carry out ‘independent survey’ before rewetting

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has called on Bord na Móna to carry out an “independent baseline survey”...

February 1, 2021