Bord na Móna apprentices

A photo of Bord na Móna apprentices taken at Athlone RTC around 1973 or 1974. A hirsute bunch - We got this from Michael Kenny…

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1917 Peat Committee Anniversary.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Committee set up by the British Fuel Research Board to make recommendations on improving the winning, preparation…

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Soviet Visit

In August 1956 Bord na Móna was involved in a bit of controversy over a two week visit to Ireland by a delegation of Soviet…

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Bord na Móna GAA Connection.

We recently announced a ten year sponsorship deal with Offaly GAA which saw the county grounds in Tullamore officially renamed as Bord na Móna O’Connor…

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Research and Development

Kathleen Doherty remembers the building of Coill Dubh village and the men who came to work and live there. Listen to what she said about…

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Mary McAleese

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It became a great peat company, a great energy company, a hugely important employer in times and places where employment…

Mary McAleese, 2009

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