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Closure of peat fired stations to impact on Midlands region

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 reach financial closure on Oweninny wind farm project

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ESB and Bord na Móna have announced that financial closure has been reached on the €160m Oweninny project in north Mayo.

Kelly’s men lose out in Bord Na Mona Cup

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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 in contention to host Bord Na Móna hearth session

Two Moate pubs, P Egan’s and The Shack at Peadar's Bar, have been shortlisted to hold a Bord Na Móna hearth session.

Significant number of jobs in Midlands at risk following High Court ruling - Troy

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.

SF candidate demands halt to 'unfair treatment' of turfcutters

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Some 900 families across south Galway, as well as 97 families in the broader Monivea area, are prohibited from cutting turf on their own bog land, as a result of "undemocratic European Regulation".

Households face more expensive solid fuel this winter

A new solid fuel carbon tax will come into effect across the country in five days’ time on Wednesday May 1, when a new excise duty will be laid on solid fuels, such as coal and peat. The new duty which is being administered by the Revenue Commissioners will make those who first supply the fuel in the State responsible for collection; this will be either the wholesaler who brings in the fuel to Ireland, or the retailer who sources their own supply from outside the State.

Monica de Bath exhibition at Ballina Arts Centre

Throughout the month of September Ballina Arts Centre will host PLOT/CEAPACH, an exhibition of work by Monica de Bath, looking at man’s relationship with the landscape through specific examples of research she has completed on a number of bogland areas in Ireland. Monica de Bath’s work explores land use and people’s relationship with the land. The methods and ideas behind the act of mining and act of rehabilitation is the focus of PLOT/CEAPACH.

Discover the skincare benefits of peat

Briarhill Pharmacy and Beauty Emporium is introducing Galway to Ógra, Ireland’s first and original organic peat skincare range.

Creating the new Midlands Economy

Business leaders representing key players in renewable technology, tourism, arts and craft, and technology came together this week to develop their plans for a new Midlands economy, based on co-operation and innovation.

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