Turf cutters 'back on the bog'

Turf cutters 'back on the bog' as demand soars for solid fuels

RTÉ News / Wednesday, 7 Sep 2022

Now that summer has yielded to autumn, the weather is cooler, and worries about keeping homes warm are foremost in some people's minds.

Demand for solid fuel - and especially for timber - is soaring, according to one Co Roscommon vendor.

"There is a good bit of interest in the turf this year, more than any year," he says. "People are looking to get a bit extra because they are afraid they won't get it next year."

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