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An Taisce has also objected to terms of the new licence for the Lanesborough plant which employs 150 permanent and seasonal employees.

The likelihood of an ESB power station in Co Longford reopening has been further cast in doubt as it has been confirmed there has been a series of sub(...)

Turf-cutting in Derrygreenagh, Co Offaly: Bord Na Móna announced nearly 500 jobs will be lost in the midlands, under a plan to end peat harvesting in 45 of its 62 currently active bogs within the next six years. Photograph:  Pat Sammon

Transforming Ireland’s State-owned bogs into vast cannabis farms could create “a lot of jobs”, Minister of State for Natural Resources Seán Canney has(...)

Workers attend an emergency meeting at the Mountdillon Bord na Móna plant. File photograph: Shelley Corcoran

A letter from the chief executive of Bord na Móna has provoked an angry response from unions which accused the company of “an insult” to its workforce(...)

Bord na Móna: winding down its peat operations. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Bord na Móna paid chief executive Tom Donnellan €308,000 in his first year in charge of the semi-State company. The business, originally established (...)

Members of the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association met on Tuesday over Ryanair’s lack of response to a pay claim they submitted in February

Holiday makers face potential disruption next month as Irish-based Ryanair pilots ballot for strike in a row over pay. Members of the Irish Airline Pi(...)

Plans for the redevelopment of the ESB electricity plant at Shannonbridge, Co Offaly, have been turned down, which could lead to job losses at Bord na Móna. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

State company Bord na Móna lost almost €50 million in the 12 months to the end of March, figures published on Wednesday will show. The news comes fol(...)

Siptu said that local discussions will take place next week with a view to maximising the number of workers who can remain in employment.

The proposed lay-off of some 70 permanent staff at Bord na Móna’s operation at Mountdillon in Co Longford has been suspended after discussions between(...)

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt at this week’s ITV Conservative leadership debate.

An ITV face-off between Tory leadership candidates Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt this week left Tánaiste Simon Coveney with his head in his hands. On(...)

Workers attend an emergency meeting at the Mountdillon plant in Co Longford, on Thursday.  Photograph: Shelley Corcoran

Unions representing staff at Bord na Móna have warned that plans by the company to lay off nearly 150 workers at its at the plant in Mountdillon, Co L(...)

Lough Ree. The EPA action relates to the temperature of cooling water discharged from the Lough Ree power plant in Co Longford into the Shannon. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has confirmed it is prosecuting the ESB for alleged environmental breaches in the operation of Lough Ree pow(...)

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