Bord na Móna welcomes report into transition away from peat in the midlands

Irish Times | May 22, 2020 at 7:15 PM
  • The company announced in November that it was exiting peat production at its two peat-powered generating plants at Shannonbridge, Co Offaly and Lanesboro, Co Longford by the end of this year in response to an accelerated transition for its staff.
  • At least 300 people engaged in peat harvest will be deployed by the company in a peatland rehabilitation programme involving tens of thousands of hectares of peatland as a biodiversity and as an amenity.