John Kehoe (left) and James Connolly stack turf to dry on a bog near Portarlington, Co Laois. Bord na Móna says sales of peat briquettes have risen by nearly half on 2012 figures. Photograph: Alan Betson

The cold snap isputting increased pressure on Bord na Móna, with demand for peat briquettes increasing 67 per cent in March. Bord na Móna(...)