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Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan, and Brian Lucas, from National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) visited Crosswood Bog, which stretches from Junction 8 on the M6 to Glynwood, to see at first hand the restoration works being carried out by Bord na Móna, as part of the NPWS Raised Bog Restoration Programme.
Fianna Fáil Senator Eugene Murphy has described the layoffs from Bord Na Móna as “a devastating blow” to the midlands and has called on the Minister for Communications, Climate Action, and Environment Richard Bruton to publish the report from the Just Transition Commissioner Kieran Mulvey.
The ESB is to cease generating electricity in Shannonbridge and Lanesboro at the end of 2020, news which will have a detrimental impact on employment within the Midlands region.
ESB and Bord na Móna have announced that financial closure has been reached on the €160m Oweninny project in north Mayo.
An eventful Bord Na Mona O'Byrne Cup final eventually ended in a 4-13 to 1-13 win for Meath over Westmeath at TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar.
Two Moate pubs, P Egan’s and The Shack at Peadar's Bar, have been shortlisted to hold a Bord Na Móna hearth session.
Deputy Denis Naughten has called on the National Emergency Co-ordination group to direct Bord Na Mona to let its bogs in the Midlands flood to ease the pressure of mounting flood waters.
Powering the West - a History of Bord na Móna and ESB in North Mayo will be launched in the Town Hall, Crossmolina, this Friday evening (7pm) by retired UCD professor of archaeology Dr Seamus Caulfield. The 400 page, coffee-table style hard cover publication is a fascinating mix of personal stories and wonderful images of Erris. It is a history of the pioneering spirit of men who tamed and brought under control the “unmanageable” bogs of Erris and gave rise to huge employment in an immigration and unemployment blackspot.
Fianna Fáil TD for Longford-Westmeath, Robert Troy, has called on the Government to provide certainty for Bord na Móna workers employed in peat powered power plants across the Midlands following the High Court’s decision to quash an extension of the plant’s peat extraction licence.