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The company suspended peat harvesting last year following the 2019 High Court decision.

Bord na Móna has formally ended all peat harvesting on its lands following a landmark High Court judgment in 2019. The company suspended peat harvest(...)

Bord na Móna is also building a wind farm at Oweninny, Co Galway, in partnership with the ESB

Bord na Móna has begun building a €100 million wind farm at Cloncreen, Co Offaly, that the State company says will be able to supply up to 55,000 home(...)

Oweninny Wind Farm in Co Mayo, which Bord na Móna is building as a joint venture with the ESB

Bord na Móna is to raise €1.6 billion to fund a series of major climate action projects across its 200,000-acre landholding. The company has appointe(...)

The two windfarm projects represent a €170 million investment by Bord na Móna into its brown to green strategy

Bord na Móna has announced that two of its major windfarm projects have been successful in the first competitive auction under the Government’s new Re(...)

Bord na Móna suspended peat harvesting in June.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Planning law confusion and a potential High Court challenge threaten to bog down future Bord na Móna efforts to harvest peat in the Republic. The Sta(...)

Bord na Móna has warned that it continues to operate in a “challenging business environment” complicated by Covid-19. Photograph: Getty Images

Losses at Bórd na Móna more than halved last year to €22.5 million, the State company’s annual report will show when it is published on Wednesday. Th(...)

Ictu general secretary Patricia King said Bord na Móna is determined to get all unions out of the company. Photograph: Alan Betson

Bord na Móna (BNM) has been castigated by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) for failing to ensure hundreds of its workers are properly looked(...)

  Minister for Agriculture  Michael Creed and  Minister for  Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton  announced Coillte  and Bord na Móna are collaborating on a  project which will see bogs no longer used for peat production transformed into rich native woodlands.  Photograph: Julien Behal

More than half a million native woodland trees will be planted on former boglands over the next three years in a bid to tackle carbon emissions, the D(...)

An immediate threat hangs over the future of several hundred Bord na Móna workers who supply peat to the West Offaly and Lough Ree power plants.

Bord na Móna chief executive Tom Donnellan has hinted at widespread job losses at the State company. The Bord na Móna group of unions, which represe(...)

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(...)

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