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Bord Na Mona 25kg Irish Peat Briquettes - 2 x 12.5kg Bales

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Unlike any other solid fuel, our briquettes release almost no pollution and produce long-lasting heat for your home. Hubby and I fell in love with the smell of the peat fire during our trip to Ireland and want to have that at home in the winter (though it doesn't get too cold here in Alabama! Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum. The peat briquettes supplied by Liverpool Wood Pellets are easy to light with firelighters as they are a lot dryer than turf or other comparable products. The briquettes naturally hold around ten percent moisture and will give you a nice hot but slow burn providing a calorific value of around 4.

Today we have a howling gale, lashings of rain and I type this by the side of a good (coal not logs, too wet to get the chain saw out) open fire. Just don't have a clue where to find some in Dublin (we won't have a car and found an hostel close to Temple Bar).

Our peat is all sourced from Ireland and is from an area where there are open marsh lands that produce some of the best peat in the UK.

Unfortunately due to the smoke that is given off this type of fuel they are not allowed in all areas so it is advised to check if you live in a smoke controlled are before you make a purchase. We have a heavily extracted (dead) bog nearby and I have seen people digging out sods of peat for burning. The nearest petrol station to Temple Bar is probably the one on Usher's Quay, just around the corner from the Brazen Head pub.Ah yes, good point, I cud av swor I heard summat about a "summer solstice" soon, mustav been in my dream time ! Anyway, back to peat and plants, one problem I may have is in re-hydrating them, they are surprisingly heavy and the one that I put in some rainwater is still obstinately briquette shaped in the bottom of the bucket ! It has a nicer smell when burning and doesn't have that slightly chemical odour you get from briquettes when you handle them.

Briquettes have been made here since the mid-19th century, though production ramped up to counter fuel shortages after the Second World War. If the item comes direct from a manufacturer, it may be delivered in non-retail packaging, such as a plain or unprinted box or plastic bag. They are made from peat which is milled, dried and then pressed under high pressure to make a solid rectangular briquette. All of of our kiln dried logs are ready to burn meaning they meet the latest guidelines for burning wood in smoke control areas. We have not used them for a while but I used let them cool completely for a couple of days then bag them and bin them.Make sure you get a good fire going then add a row or 2 then sit back and enjoy, they will burn for ages. Read more about the condition New: A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in original retail packaging (where packaging is applicable). Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Made from 100% natural products, they are just as suitable for open fires as for stoves, and are easy to light.

Apart from the fact that they're quite heavy, briquettes are fuel and you may have difficulties with both airport security and customs. Handle them gently, as Tapl says, there is a lot of fine ash which floats around - and you will only take them outside in an uncovered container once! With their long, slow burn and lovely aroma, they’ll give you all the warmth you need in your hearth—no matter what type of fireplace or stove you have. From a more scientific view point, burning peat is a low sulphur alternative to burning logs or coal and provides a superb heat output and a long lasting burn. New: A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in original retail packaging (where packaging .Bord Na Mona Irish peat briquettes produce a long slow burn giving off lots of steady heat and a lovely aroma. To me the smell from briquettes was stronger from touching them and not burning them whereas the smell of the turf really comes out when it is being burned. The briquettes are simply a mixture of milled and then dried bog peat taken from a low level in the ground. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. They mention that it smells really nice, produces enough heat to keep them comfy and that it's easy to use.

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