10 students from across Ireland awarded scholarships through Bord na Móna’s Pathways to the Future programme

Each scholarship includes a monetary grant, work placement opportunity, site visits to Bord na Móna projects and a Bord na Móna assigned mentor The programme aims to support students looking to pursue a career in areas aligned to Bord na Móna’s focus on climate solutions Applications are also welcome from across the country for Bord […]

Bord na Móna reveals the eight green innovation companies participating in its 2024 Accelerate Green Programme

ACEL Energy, Voltclub Renewables, Konree Innovation, Weev, SomaTech , I/O Agri, AffinityEV and Universal Graphics announced as this year’s Accelerate Green participants 25 green innovators supported in the last 2 years, with 60% reporting rising profits since they participated in the programme   Bord na Móna has announced the eight rising green businesses from across Ireland […]

Bord na Móna announces confirmed fledging of a Common Crane chick on rewetted peatlands for the second consecutive year following 300-year breeding hiatus

Increased breeding success and sightings of the Common Crane are a positive sign for further species growth in Ireland. Species sightings connected to habitat restoration through peatland rehabilitation in Ireland.   Bord na Móna has today announced that a pair of Common Cranes have returned from their wintering grounds from abroad to one of Bord […]

Will the Midland’s become Ireland’s Rust Belt? New TG4 documentary ‘Gan Fód’ finds out

Tabú – Gan Fód Wednesday 5th February 9.30pm, TG4 ‘Gan Fód’ is a one-hour documentary for TG4 that tells the story of a changing Ireland and of our unique relationship with the bog. We ask what matters more people and jobs or sustainability and the environment? By 2027 Bord na Móna will cease peat harvesting. […]

Bord na Móna ‘in the business of climate action’, details investment in Green Economy and Just Transition Plans

Investment in renewable energy development, new business projects, waste recycling and resource recovery of over €1.6 billion over next ten years* Almost 100 new direct jobs and over 150 indirect jobs will be created in the development of renewable energy assets and new recycling operations by 2023. Waste recycling and resource recovery to create approximately […]

New Jobs in Littleton as Bord na Móna Partnership with Chinese Recycling Company sees former Briquette factory go from Brown to Green

40 Green Jobs created at new Recycling facility 24,000 tonnes of plastic diverted from landfill and recycled   Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD today launched a new plastics recycling plant in Littleton, Co Tipperary that will create forty new jobs. The high tech recycling facility is located on the site […]

Bord na Mona Workers Could Be In Line For EU Fund – Harkin

Workers to be made redundant in Bord na Mona could avail of assistance under the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF).  This was stated by Independent MEP Marian Harkin who was the chief negotiator for the European Parliament for the setting up of the current EGF. She said: “The priority right now is to concentrate on the workers […]

Bord na Mona Accelerates Decarbonisation

New Chief Executive launches “Brown to Green” strategy aligns company with National and EU Decarbonisation policies, Accelerates development of renewable energy assets to support National climate and energy policy targets, Accelerates investment in higher-value recycling and resource recovery business, Development of new business to support sustainable employment in the Midlands, Commences engagement with employees flagging […]

Machines Get Moving To Rewet Bogs

“These machines are like massive bog defibrillators” Bord na Móna deploys new excavators for bog rehabilitation work 200 hectares of bog rehabilitated in the last year Bog rewetting promotes carbon capture, biodiversity and habitats for native species New machines have been deployed on Bord na Móna lands as part of a plan to rewet thousands […]

Tipperary School In Shortlist for Bord na Mona Eco Rangers Awards

Bord na Móna have today announced the shortlist for their 1st Annual Eco Rangers Awards and St Michael’s School, Roscommon, is amongst the final 12. This year, the Bord na Móna Eco Rangers schools programme saw a record number of 660 schools sign up across the country, with over 50,000 children participating in the programme […]

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