1990s | heartland - Bord na Móna's community

By: Heartland  05/12/2011
Keywords: Photo Album, Display Artefacts

Type: Photo Album
Peatlands are a finite resource, they are a unique part of our landscape heritage. Our vision - A New Contract with Nature - begins our journey out..

Type: Photo Album
This is a selection of the machines used by Bord na Móna since its foundation in 1934. We first began using machines in the 1930s and over the..

Type: Photo Album
These photographs show the contribution of Bord na Móna to the local communities in our heartland. From housing estates to exhibitions and employment..

Type: Photo Album
The photographs in the exhibition section display artefacts and information relevant to Bord na Móna's technical, social, economic and environmental..

Type: Video
Paddy Hughes joined Bord na Móna in 1959 and during his time in Timahoe remembers the fuel shortages and the lorries lined up outside the gates..

Type: Article
Ian Phillips, Section Manager Taken from Sceal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 64, December 2007, p40-41. A review of Environmental complaints to regulatory..

Type: Article
SEAN CANNY, RESOURCE MANAGER, LAND ACQUISITION DEPARTMENT. Taken from Sceal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 11, December 1996, p28-29. Conservation can be..

Type: Article
LE DR MUNOO PRASAD, PRIOMH EOLAITHEOIR AGUS DEARBHAIL Ni CHUALAIN, EOLAITHEOIR Taken from Sceal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 44, November 2002, p25. Tá..

Type: Article
From Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, No 51, June, 2004, p30-34 Back in 1992 the Bord na Móna Gaelic Football Inter-Works Championship Final took place..

Type: Equipment
The standard peat-haulage locomotive is a diesel-mechanical 0-4-0.The engine is an automotive 6-cylinder which drives a 3-speed power shift..

Type: Equipment
Type Bord na Móna This tractor was designed to meet the many needs, on development and production bogs, for a general purpose tractor, which could..

Type: Equipment
Type – County Commercial This tractor is of standard manufacture, primarily designed for heavy agricultural and light earth moving duties. It is used..

Type: Equipment
The standard turnout [where the temporary and main tracks join] is also 9144mm (30ft) in length. It replaces a standard track length and can be..

Type: Equipment
Type I & II The purpose of this machine is to cut away the top layer of poor quality bog from the section which is to be cut by the excavator..

Type: Equipment
The Board has standardised most of its locomotive on one manufacture. The number of types from this manufacture were also strictly limited. The..

Keywords: Display Artefacts, Photo Album,

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05/12/2011

Railway | heartland - Bord na Móna's community

EquipmentType – Electric The purpose of this machine is to lift temporary railway track in sections, and build them onto bolster bogies for transport to a.. EquipmentType - Hydraulic Crane – Used with Bord na Móna Tractor The purpose of this attachment is to lift and lay temporary railway track, along Sod Peat..


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Innovation | heartland - Bord na Móna's community

ArticleBord na Móna’s resource recovery business is at the forefront of addressing waste management in a way that makes environmental and commercial sense.. VideoThis animation was produced for the Heartland Exhibition and shows our journey towards sustainable and renewable energy. ArticleThe Energy Division of Bord na Móna employs circa 750 staff, rising to 1250 during the harvesting season.


05/12/2011

Source | heartland - Bord na Móna's community

ArticleBord na Móna’s resource recovery business is at the forefront of addressing waste management in a way that makes environmental and commercial sense.. November issue 2009 Everyone in Bord na Móna is extremely proud of its 75th anniversary and of the efforts of the current and previous.. ArticleThe Energy Division of Bord na Móna employs circa 750 staff, rising to 1250 during the harvesting season.


05/12/2011

Pre-1930s | heartland - Bord na Móna's community

VideoUna Sears describes the production of turf in Kerry by making a slurry and then shaping it in the form of sods. ArticleDONAL CLARKE Taken from Peatland Utilisation and Research in Ireland, The Irish Peat Society, 2006, p7-12. In conversations with Scéal na Móna Dr C. S. Andrews, the First Managing Director..


05/12/2011

Development Machinery | heartland - Bord na Móna's community

EquipmentType-Screw This attachment is used to remove slurry from the bottom of milled peat field ditches and dispose of it by spreading it on the adjacent.. EquipmentType - M.P. Field Slitter This machine was developed to cut slit drains in milled peat fields to accelerate drainage in the poorer quality areas..


05/12/2011

External Publications | heartland - Bord na Móna's community

ArticleBy S. L. Rice, Technical Development Section Taken from Irish Engineers Journal Supplement, 1970, p38-39 PRODUCTION of moss peat by Bord na Móna.. Type: ArticleBy: John Clohessy Taken from A Path Through the Bog, John P. Larkin & Owen Denneny, 1995, p6-9. ArticleBy Sean Mc Namara Taken from A Path Through the Bog, John P. Larkin & Owen Denneny, 1995, p24-27.