This deep connection is no doubt due to our history, back when Bord na Móna was the sole major employer in many Midland counties. In providing jobs, our company gave communities a vital economic lifeline and preserved the incalculable social and cultural capital of those areas.
While employment is always valuable, Bord na Móna has provided more than just jobs. We have always perceived our role to be active and directly involved in the communities where we operate. This tradition is continued today by supporting education, good causes, sporting clubs, voluntary groups, music and culture, as well as many other facets of life in the places where we live and work. In each of these individual supports we have built countless relationships that mutually enrich our company and our communities.
We have provided and facilitated beautiful amenity areas in Lough Boora Discovery Park, Lullymore, Abbeyleix and in Mountlucas Cycle and Walkway Park. These popular destinations are richly biodiverse and peaceful amenities for everyone to enjoy.
In Bord na Móna, we place a special value on all these activities and take pride in the multitude of ways that we enrich our communities.
We do this in a range of ways including: