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Coal Delivery Dublin South – Coal Merchants Dublin

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Coal Delivery Dublin South

Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin, a family run Traditional Dublin Coal Merchant for more than 30 years is one of the longest serving dedicated Coal Suppliers Dublin. We pride ourselves on personally sourcing only the finest quality SMOKELESS COAL & SOLID FUEL SUPPLIES for Open Fires and SOLID FUEL STOVES, at the very best value available, both home and abroad.

IT’S NOT JUST BUSINESS – IT’S PERSONAL

Providing a modern professional service with that traditional old fashioned personal touch, as only a family run business can, we constantly strive to not only meet your expectations, but to exceed them every time. Our attention to detail and Friendly Personal Service is paramount as we try to ensure you will remain a valued customer for many years to come. Putting to good use our more than 30 years experience in the coal business, our free Solid Fuel Advisory Service is always available to you where we can help you choose the right Smokeless Coal, or the best combination of Solid Fuels for your Open Fire or Back Boiler, or your Solid Fuel Stoves, Multi Fuel Stoves, Wood Burning Stoves or any Solid Fuel Appliances right through to our convenient and efficient Dedicated Coal Delivery Service directly to your home, The Cosy Comfort of a Real Fire is never far from you. We also stock top quality plastic COAL BUNKERS for sale in Dublin.

We now have coal deliveries Dublin South all areas including daily smokeless coal delivery Dublin 4 & Dublin 6, along with daily smokeless coal deliveries Dublin 14/Dublin 16/Dublin 18.

DAILY COAL DELIVERY DUBLIN SOUTH

Harold’s Cross, Portabello, Ballsbridge, Ringsend, Irishtown, Sandymount,

Rathmines, Ranelagh, Rathgar, Terenure, Templeogue, Rathfarnham, Churchtown, Goatstown

Windy Arbour, Milltown, Clonskeagh, Donnybrook,
Mount Merrion, Booterstown, Blackrock, Monkstown, Dun Laoghaire, Dalkey, Killiney, Ballybrack, Shankill, Kill O’The Grange, Deans Grange, Stillorgan, Cornelscourt, Cabinteely, Foxrock, Leopardstown, Stepaside, Sandyford,

Dundrum, Ballinteer, Edmondstown, Willbrook, Ballyboden, Knocklyon
And ALL surrounding neighbourhoods.

It couldn’t be easier to place an order for COD Coal Delivery Dublin South. See our HOME page for 4 simple and convenient ways to order.

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Coal Delivery Dublin North – Coal Merchants Dublin

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Coal Delivery Dublin North

Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin, a family run Traditional Dublin Coal Merchant for more than 30 years is one of the longest serving dedicated Coal Suppliers Dublin. We pride ourselves on personally sourcing only the finest quality SMOKELESS COAL & SOLID FUEL SUPPLIES for Open Fires and SOLID FUEL STOVES, at the very best value available, both home and abroad.

IT’S NOT JUST BUSINESS – IT’S PERSONAL

Providing a modern professional service with that traditional old fashioned personal touch, as only a family run business can, we constantly strive to not only meet your expectations, but to exceed them every time. Our attention to detail and Friendly Personal Service is paramount as we try to ensure you will remain a valued customer for many years to come. Putting to good use our more than 30 years experience in the coal business, our free Solid Fuel Advisory Service is always available to you where we can help you choose the right Smokeless Coal, or the best combination of Solid Fuels for your Open Fire or Back Boiler, or your Solid Fuel Stoves, Multi Fuel Stoves, Wood Burning Stoves or any Solid Fuel Appliances right through to our convenient and efficient Dedicated Coal Delivery Service directly to your home, The Cosy Comfort of a Real Fire is never far from you. We also stock top quality plastic COAL BUNKERS for sale in Dublin north.

COAL DELIVERY DUBLIN NORTH

With our Coal Delivery Dublin North Service, we now have a regular Smokeless Coal Delivery Service to most Northside Areas including Cabra, Finglas, Glasnevin, Phibsborough, Drumcondra, Whitehall, Beaumont, Artane, Donnycarney, Killester, Edenmore, Kilbarrick, Raheny, Dollymount, Clontarf, Marino, Fairview, East Wall, North Wall, North Inner City, and all surounding areas.

Please call our Coal Delivery Dublin North Hotline now on 01 459 38 61

For 4 easy ways to order for COD to most northside areas, go back to our HOME page

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Coal Delivery Dublin All Areas

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

COAL DELIVERY DUBLIN

Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin, a family run Traditional Dublin Coal Merchant for more than 30 years is one of the longest serving dedicated Coal Suppliers Dublin. We pride ourselves on personally sourcing only the finest quality SMOKELESS COAL & SOLID FUEL SUPPLIES for Open Fires and SOLID FUEL STOVES, at the very best value available, both home and abroad.

IT’S NOT JUST BUSINESS – IT’S PERSONAL

Providing a modern professional service with that traditional old fashioned personal touch, as only a family run business can, we constantly strive to not only meet your expectations, but to exceed them every time. Our attention to detail and Friendly Personal Service is paramount as we try to ensure you will remain a valued customer for many years to come. Putting to good use our more than 30 years experience in the coal business, our free Solid Fuel Advisory Service is always available to you where we can help you choose the right Smokeless Coal, or the best combination of Solid Fuels for your Open Fire or Back Boiler, or your Solid Fuel Stoves, Multi Fuel Stoves, Wood Burning Stoves or any Solid Fuel Appliances right through to our convenient and efficient Dedicated Coal Delivery Service directly to your home, The Cosy Comfort of a Real Fire is never far from you. We also stock top quality plastic COAL BUNKERS for sale in Dublin.

SMOKELESS COAL DELIVERY SOUTH DUBLIN

We have daily Deliveries of our Premium Solid Fuel Supplies Dublin all areas including
Crumlin, Walkinstown, Greenhills, Drimnagh, Bluebell,

Inchicore, Kilmainham, Rialto, The Coombe, Dolphin’s Barn, SCR, Harold’s Cross, Portabello, Ballsbridge, Ringsend, Irishtown, Sandymount,

Rathmines, Ranelagh, Rathgar, Terenure, Templeogue, Rathfarnham, Churchtown, Goatstown

Windy Arbour, Milltown, Clonskeagh, Donnybrook, Mount Merrion, Booterstown, Blackrock, Monkstown, Dun Laoghaire, Dalkey, Killiney, Ballybrack, Shankill, Kill O’The Grange, Deans Grange, Stillorgan, Cornelscourt, Cabinteely, Foxrock, Leopardstown, Stepaside, Sandyford,

Dundrum, Ballinteer, Edmondstown, Willbrook, Ballyboden, Knocklyon, Firhouse,

Tallaght, Bohernabreena, Clondalkin, Ballyfermot, Chapelizod, Palmerstown, Lucan

And All Surounding Areas

Please call our Coal Delivery Dublin South Hotline now on 01 459 3861

COAL DELIVERY DUBLIN NORTH

With our Coal Delivery Dublin North Service, we have a regular Smokeless Coal Delivery Service to most Northside Areas including Cabra, Finglas, Glasnevin, Whitehall, Beaumont, Artane, Donnycarney, Killester, Edenmore, Kilbarrick, Raheny, Dollymount, Clontarf, Marino, Fairview, East Wall, North Wall, North Inner City, Phibsborough, Drumcondra and all surounding areas.

Please call our Coal Delivery Dublin North Hotline now on 01 459 38 61

CITYWEST FUEL DEPOT – COAL DELIVERY DUBLIN WEST

Our Citywest Fuel Depot has regular Smokeless Coal Deliveries Dublin West to Rathcoole, Newcastle, Saggart, Brittas, Kilteel, Athgoe, Castlewarden and all neighbouring areas, and onwards to Kill, Johnstown, Naas & surounding areas with our NEW FREE Coal Delivery Kildare North Service.

Please call our Coal Delivery Dublin West Hotline on 085 7 345 300

COAL DELIVERY KILDARE NORTH.

Right from our conveniently located Citywest Fuel Depot on the N7, we are delighted to now offer our Finest Quality Smokeless Coal & Solid Fuel Supplies to North Kildare with our NEW FREE Smokeless Coal Delivery Kildare North Service, including regular smokeless coal deliveries to Kill, Johnstown, Naas and all surounding areas.

Please call our NEW Coal Delivery Kildare North Hotline on 085 7 345 300 or 01 459 3861

Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin for Coal Delivery Dublin South, Coal Delivery Dublin West, Coal Delivery Dublin North, and now Free Coal Delivery Kildare North, there are four easy ways to place your order and arrange a convenient Delivery time to suit you. Take a look at our special INTRODUCTORY OFFERS to welcome you as a valued customer.

ORDER COAL ONLINE

Order by TEXT Message

Email Robert@coalmerchantsdublin.com

Call our Free Solid Fuel Advisory Service/ Home Delivery Hotline
01 459 3861

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Order Online – Coal Merchants Dublin

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin – Easy Online Order for Smokeless Coal Delivery to almost all Dublin Areas

You can now Order Online for COD Home Delivery to almost ALL Dublin Areas.
Just complete the Order Form or Comment Box and we will call you to confirm your order and arrange a delivery time to suit you.

Please include your order in the message/comment box (ie. 6 bags Masterblend, 1 x 300kg Coal Bunker) along with your address.

If you’re not sure, don’t worry, just send us a message and we will advise you and help you choose the best smokeless coal or best combination of smokeless fuels when we call you to arrange your delivery time

If you prefer, you can Order by Text Message Here

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Order by TEXT Message – Coal Merchants Dublin

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Order by TEXT Message

For those who prefer it, Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin are “Very Texty!”Just let us know in a Text Message and we will happily handle your inquiries, offer free solid fuel advice for open fires and solid fuel stoves and take & process your order by Text Message right through to Delivery on 085 7 345 300 anytime, 24/7

We are happy to chat with you by Text and answer any questions you may have regarding your Open Fire, Solid Fuel Stove, Wood Burning Stove, Multi-Fuel Stove or any other Solid Fuel appliance. We can advise you on the best Smokeless Fuel or combination of Smokeless Fuels including our Seasoned Firewood Logs, Bord na Mona Briquettes and our Traditional Turf. We can also take your order by Text message for one of our new range of Top Quality Coal Bunkers.

We can take your order by Text and arrange a convenient time with you for your Direct Home Delivery to almost all Dublin Areas. We will also keep you updated on the progress of your delivery as it makes it’s way to your home.

Just TEXT your inquiry to 085 7 345 300, and simply end your first message with “Text Back”. We will then complete the entire transaction by Text Message.

Order by Text Message, it couldn’t be easier at Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin.

Dedicated Coal Delivery Dublin

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

The Cosy Comfort of a Real Fire Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin, a family run traditional Dublin Coal Merchants for more than 30 years with daily coal deliveries Dublin South and regular coal deliveries Dublin All Areas. As one of the few remaining dedicated Coal Merchants Dublin our one and only focus is on the home heating needs of our customers. We are not a builders suppliers, garden centre, or any of those business’ who now sell cheap coal as a side line to subsidise their main business during quiet periods. Whilst we always strive for the very best value for money, we never source “Cheap Coal” as a poor alternative to the finest quality smokeless coal products. Putting our 30 years experience to good use, we personally source only the finest quality solid fuel supplies at the best prices, both home and abroad. Our experience is in the coal business, it’s what we do, it’s what we know best. Whether you have an open fire, back boiler or solid fuel stove our experience and knowledge means that you can rely on us to advise you on the best smokeless coal or best smokeless coal combination to get the best value and most effecient performance from your Open Fire, Back Boiler or Solid Fuel Stove, Wood Burning Stove or Multi Fuel Stove. Here at Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin, Our Free Solid Fuel Advisory Service is only a phone call away on 01 459 3861

DEDICATED COAL DELIVERY DUBLIN
At Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin, at the start of each day, regardless of weather conditions, our one and only concern is getting your smokeless coal delivery directly to your home, on time, every time. We do not have another more profitable customer base or supply range that will take priority over the home heating needs of our customers, especially when demand rises. When the winter really kicks in, our excellent coal delivery service is our one and only priority, just when you need it most.
As a family run Traditional Coal Merchants Dublin, our total commitment is to supplying only the Finest Quality Smokeless Fuels, with excellent value for money, and a modern professional service with that old fashioned personal touch, as only a family run business can.

Please visit our HOME PAGE where you can find out more ABOUT US, the kind of personal service that we pride ourselves on, and our SPECIAL OFFERS that we have from time to time to introduce you to the kind Quality, Value for Money, and excellent service that you will come to expect as normal.

Robert Hudson is a 4th. generation Dublin coal merchant. He studied with the UK Solid Fuel Advisory Service and has been the owner of Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin for over 30 years.

Coal Merchants Dublin – Fuel Security, Is Coal the Future?

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Coal Merchants Dublin

Security of Supply – Is Coal the future?

Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin are trying here to look at the way that coal has been used not only over the years, but over the millennia. From the earliest prehistoric times when our ancestors discovered that those lovely shiny black rocks could burn, through to using coal for cooking, heating and pottery, and right to the Industrial Revolution of the 1700s powered by coal and steam engines, coal has been a vital component of human development over millennia. Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin, remind us here that while tradition of coal goes back over thousands of years, the use of coal to produce electricty is pretty recent in real terms in the overall history of energy production. Even though we have seen the emergence of modern technologies over the years, coal as an energy solution is most certainly an attractive proposition for the future. Here we look at some of the pros and cons of coal as an energy solution:

Coal Merchants Dublin look at the pros and cons

Smokeless Coal Delivery Dublin, Crumlin Fuel Depot, Col Merchants Dublin

Traditional Coal Merchants Dublin

1. As coal merchants Dublin, we focus on availability – One of the biggest benefit of coal as an energy solution is its abundance. The United States Energy Information Administration recently published figures of more than 930 billion short tonnes of recoverable coal reserves worldwide. This represents more than 130 years supply of  already discovered, economically recoverable reserves of coal. As we progress into the future, it is not unreasonable to assume that there are many more billions of tonnes of coal reserves as yet undiscovered. Furthermore, it is far easier to establish their locations and extract the mineral using modern technologies than with any other energy sources. In addition there are huge resources worldwide in what was previously considered to be uneconomic mines, not least in our neighbouring island.

  2. Of Course as coal merchants Dublin, price is a major determination for Crumlin Fuel Depot as price filters down to the end user, our curtomer!  – Coal is indeed one of the cheapest accessible energy sources. In addition to its abundance, the actual systems for generating electricity from coal is cheaper than any alternatives,  even nuclear or hydroelectric power.

3. Safety – Nuclear power is indeed considered to be a very clean and safe energy resource. Meanwhile, energy and electricity generated from coal is considered much safer. It is clear that an incident at a coal powered plant in Ireland will not cause as widespread a disaster such as would be expected following an accident at a nuclear powered processing plant in Ireland.

Cons

 Climate Change..- Coal,  Gas and Oil are forms of carbon, which on burning produces carbon dioxide (CO2).  This has long-term effects on weather and biodiversity. With regard to coal, various steps are being taken to address these issues. Today, with current technology, it is possible to filter out 99% of the tiny particles and remove more than 95% of the acid rain pollutants in coal. “Clean coal” technologies are here something that we have to look at. Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin will take a closer look at the exciting advent of “Carbon Capture and Collection” in another article very soon.

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Robert Hudson is proprietor of

Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin.

A 3rd generation coal merchants Dublin, Crumlin Fuel Depot has been serving DublinFamilies for more than 30 years.

Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin

Coal Merchants Dublin make Pre-Budget Submission

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Coal Merchants Dublin.

 
 Below is a copy of the pre-budget submission made by Coal Merchants, Dublin to
 Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Pre-Budget submission by

Crumlin Fuel Depot,

Coal Merchants Dublin.

 
 
Dear Minister Noonan.

I have been a coal merchant in Dublin for more than 30 years now. I have a small family run business which works extremely hard to service the home heating needs of our many customers right across all areas of the south-side of Dublin. During that time I have faced many challenges in business. I have faced into the difficulties that the 80s/90s brought, including the crippling currency crisis at that time. I witnessed first hand the devastation that mass unemployment, mass emigration, and total despair that that period brought to all areas of Dublin, the same devastation and despair that was of course replicated throughout the entire country. As a Dublin coal merchant, at that same time I faced head-on the challenge of the ban on bituminous coal in Dublin and the other main centres of population in Ireland. The difficulties that the ban brought to my customers as a whole, but especially my older customers who depended entirely on their open fire/back-boiler for their home heating needs cannot be overstated. However, over the recent past coal merchants in Dublin have continuously worked to bring the cost of smokeless fuel down to it’s now affordable level.

The Celtic Tiger brought many welcomed changes. Many families found themselves in the financial position to be able to afford to have gas or oil fired Central Heating installed in their homes. Meanwhile, the unquantifiable yet sizable bi-monthly gas bills, or the huge cost of the regular tank fill of oil held no fear for large sections of the population. Unfortunately, as we all now know, that ship has sailed and we are all facing a new reality.

Throughout those 30 years or more, I have witnessed the varied economic changes and financial challenges faced by a small family business such as my own. Indeed, as a founder member and chairperson of Crumlin Village Business Association, I have witnessed at first hand the many challenges faced by small local business’ in general.

Dublin Coal Deliveries

However, the level of despair today among many of my customers is very different. In the 80s/90s I witnessed a kind of acceptance, almost an approval of the difficult situation that we all had to face. But now I see a hopelessness, a futility, and a genuine dread and fear of what the immediate future may hold. Along with my regular, older customers who continue to buy a bag of smokeless coal and a couple of bags of logs each week, I am also now seeing the return of customers who had installed gas or oil fired heating during the Celtic Tiger. These are ordinary people from every section of society who are now struggling to cope with the reduction in their income.  The warm and welcoming glow of the open fire is now very often the easiest and only option for most. As I go about my coal deliveries in Dublin, it is just dreadful for me to see an older person sitting in the freezing cold in their own home in the afternoon, afraid to put on their heating that day in fear and trepidation of the increasing gas bill that they will face in the next couple of months. Unfortunately, this has now become a daily occurrence for many. In these most difficult times of austerity,  the open fire & solid fuel stove are the only means of home heating where “Fuel Poverty” is greatly alleviated by the availability of more easily managed small purchases of fuel. From a bale of briquettes or a small handy-pack of coal from the local store or garage forecourt when necessary, to the large bag of coal delivered weekly by the trusty Dublin Coal Merchant, it is for many the only affordable, manageable method of keeping warm at home during winter. Any increase in taxes now is sure to increase levels of fuel poverty right across the country.

It is with this in mind that I implore you not to impose an additional cost on smokeless coal supplies, or add to the 13.5% VAT rate. Please do not add to the burden on an already struggling householder trying so hard to heat their home this winter.

 

Thanking you in advance,

 

Robert Hudson,

CRUMLIN FUEL DEPOT,

Coal Merchants Dublin.

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Coal Merchants Dublin raises “Security of Supply”

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Coal Merchants Dublin

 

Fuel – Security of Supply? Coal Merchants Dublin Raise the Flag

The Celtic Tiger spawned an upsurge in demand and usage of energy in Ireland. As we know that ship has unfortunately sailed, but the voracious appetite for energy in Ireland remains. The boom has long evaporated now, but our energy demands are still being met by a huge reliance on imported fossil fuels. As continuing political changes and social unrest in the main oil producing regions in the Middle East and North Africa along with the recently imposed embargo on Iranian oil imports ito Europe hit the newsdesks, Robert Hudson, owner of leading Dublin solid fuel supplier Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin Says “The energy security crisis that we face will remain a continuing challenge into the future. It remains to be seen if the major political upheavals in the Middle East and beyond will bring stability to the regions or will further tensions and fragmentations actually creep in over the coming years. Meanwhile an analysis of the facts here in Ireland provides an alarming insight.”

Coal Merchants Dublin review the facts and figures

* 95% of  natural gas used in Ireland is now imported.

*100% of oil usued in Ireland is imported.

*Imported fuels cost the Irish economy over 6 Billion Euro every year.

*  There is only approximately 11 days supply of gas stored in the country.

* This compares with a reported 92 days supply in France and 84 days supply in Germany.

(*Source; The Ecology Foundation)

The facts and figures above show just how vulnerable we are to any interruption to supply, even for short periods. In recent years, the bulk of our gas was sourced in the North Sea, but over the coming years we will become increasingly dependant on gas imports from the various former Soviet Union states, Central Asia, and other politically volatile nations. Meanwhile, our oil will largely be imported from North African and Middle Eastern Countries. We have seen a sea-change in the political landscape in the Middle East in recent times, but it remains to be seen how the fragile position there will effect stability of both price and supply of energy in that region into the future. And now with the recently imposed embargo on Iranian oil imports into Europe, what effect will that bring to the mix? 

Coal Delivers!

Mr Hudson said today, “The most abundant fuel is of course coal, with an estimated 850 billion tonnes of proven coal reserves worldwide. As such, it is typically not associated with market crises or price spikes. This represents more than 130 years supply of already discovered, economically recoverable reserves of coal. As we progress into the future, it is not unreasonable to assume that there are many more billions of tonnes of coal reserves as yet undiscovered. Furthermore, it is far easier to establish their locations and extract the mineral using modern technologies than with any other energy sources. In addition there are huge resources worldwide in what was previously considered to be uneconomic mines, not least in our neighbouring island.” He continued “Coal is also easily stored and does not suffer from intermittency problems. Of Course as coal merchants Dublin, price is a major determination for Crumlin Fuel Depot as price filters down to the end user, our customer! – Coal is indeed one of the cheapest accessible energy sources. In addition to its abundance, the actual systems for generating electricity from coal are cheaper than any alternatives, even nuclear or hydroelectric power. While coal is only a relatively small proportion of the total primary energy requirement in Ireland at only 9.4%, it is considered to be one of the most secure fossil fuels for Ireland”. The Coal Merchants Dublin CEO then went on to explain, “In energy production worldwide, carbon capture and storage (CCS) may prove to be a breakthrough solution for coal, cutting carbon emissions by up to 85%, (but theoretically by up to 100%). When this is factored in, coal becomes the cleanest fossil fuel of all.” * (*Source; Forfas)

 Coal Merchants Dublin Says, Carbon Neutral Firewood can Fuel The Way!

Industry and transport are by far the main demand on these limited resources, but we can also look at how we heat our homes from a different prospective. For many reasons, not least the economic challenges we now face, Coal Merchants Dublin report a return to the trusty OPEN FIRE and stylish, cost effective and highly efficient SOLID FUEL STOVES in many homes across the capital city and beyond. Not only a warm and welcoming focal point on these wintery evenings, the open fire and solid fuel stove can provide a more easily managed method of heating our homes, and help to keep those unexpected bills at bay. There is an array of stylish and highly efficient wood burning stoves, multi fuel stoves and solid fuel appliances available which can provide 24 hour heating to the whole house. Coal merchants Dublin have also recently reported an upsurge in the sale of firewood logs in the Dublin area. Mr Hudson said, “Renewable Energy in the form of Firewood has an important part to play in home heating today. Wood is a carbon neutral, indigenous resource to Ireland. It is a sustainable, secure and stable supply that is constantly replenished here in Ireland”. “We see more and more customers using firewood logs in both open fires and wood burning stoves. We rarely do coal deliveries in Dublin now without even a couple of bags of logs with each coal delivery” he continued. “Because wood is considered carbon neutral, even when it is burned with coal or smokeless fuel in an open fire, it helps deliver a reduction in the CO2 emissions. In fact, when coal and firewood logs are burned together in equal measure, the CO2 emissions from the fire are lower than that of both heating oil and natural gas”, Mr Hudson stated. He said, “From our Crumlin Fuel Depot, and also speaking to other coal merchants in Dublin, the story is the same. There is an increased interest in wood as a sustainable, renewable energy resource, and a genuine interest in the fact that together firewood logs and smokeless coal deliver lower CO2 emissions”.
Under the European Renewables Directive, the Irish Government has set targets for renewable penetration into each energy market by 2020, with a target of 12% of heating demand. So locally sourced firewood can play a significant role in helping to achieve that target.

Wood Burning Stove at Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin. Smokeless Coal Deliveries Dublin all Areas

Enclosed Wood Burning Stove

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Coal Merchants Dublin.

Robert Hudson has been a Coal Merchant in Dublin for over 30 years. His family has been delivering coal in Dublin for 4 generations

 

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Coal Merchants Dublin warn of harsh winter weather.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

 Coal Merchants Dublin

 

Winter at Crumlin Fuel Depot, Coal Merchants Dublin. Smokeless coal deliveries Dublin all areas

 

Recent reports in the media suggest that Ireland is set to face some  harsh winter weather. The milder than usual winter last year may lull us into a false sense of security, but we cannot forget “Big Freeze” of 2010/2011 that covered much of Ireland and wreaked havoc as the country was brought to a standstill. Heavy and persistent snowfalls brought road transport to a halt in many areas as roads were closed while flights were grounded as Airports were forced to shut down. Damage to property across the country ended up costing Irish insurers in excess of €220m. According to reports, forecasters have taken note of what might be the return of “La Nina”, a pattern which is brought on by a drop in temperatures in the Pacific Ocean. This pattern is linked to extreme weather conditions in all parts of the world, and is thought to be the cause of the record low temperatures two years ago. La Nina usually only occurs every 3 to 5 years, but scientists earlier this year recorded temperatures in the Pacific that were lower than usual and pointed to a repeat of the freezing conditions that we witnessed two years ago. All the weather systems throughout the world are connected, so it’s unlikely that Ireland will escape another plunge in temperatures this winter.

Coal merchants Dublin battle through Winter storms two years ago

During the winter of 2010/2011 Dublin fell victim to two separate bouts of prolonged snowfall and it is already predicted that this pattern could repeat itself this winter. While we can take some preventive measures in our homes in advance of extreme weather conditions, there is really not much we can to counteract the gridlock that is caused around the country as roads become totally impassable in some places, and just downright dangerous in others. One of the things we can do to prepare is to be well stocked up on essential supplies ahead of the snowfalls. Keeping an adequate supply of medicines, non-perishable foodstuffs, bottled drinking water and fuel for heating is an absolute must. Not only for those living in rural areas, but as we saw two years ago, housing estates all across Dublin were literally snowbound for a number of days, making a trip to the pharmacist, the doctor, or even the local shop next to impossible for everyone but the very brave, or foolhardy. And it goes without saying that arranging a speedy coal delivery to your home in these types of weather conditions can be extremely problematic.

Dublin Coal Merchant, Robert Hudson of Crumlin Fuel Depot in Dublin cautioned, “That particular winter we managed to get to all our customers during the heavy snowfalls, but it was extremely treacherous to say the least. Coal deliveries in Dublin were very difficult everywhere and much slower than normal.” Mr Hudson, who is a coal merchant in Dublin for more than 30 years said, “In some cases, it took a few days to get coal deliveries done in Dublin that would normally take only one day. However, we worked through the difficult conditions and got our deliveries out to everyone. But my advice is to contact your local Coal Merchant earlier this winter and arrange for your coal delivery long before the more severe weather arrives.” Robert noted, “ A major problem we noticed in the past few years is that while the main roads and streets get gritted, the roads inside in the housing estates in Dublin are largely ignored by cash strapped local authorities and can remain snowbound for days, or in extreme cases, a week or more.”

COAL DELIVERY DUBLIN
Robert Hudson went on to say “All coal Merchants in Dublin will be going to every possible length to get to their customers in good time throughout the winter months. The few remaining dedicated coal merchants in Dublin who deal exclusively in Solid Fuel Supplies are all too aware of the possible serious consequences for all their customers, and for older or more vulnerable people in particular, of being left without coal for heating for a number of days in these types of extreme weather conditions. But it can be a very slow and dangerous exercise making coal deliveries to Dublin housing estates in the kind of weather we witnessed in recent years. So please order early, and please check on your elderly neighbours to make sure that they too have sufficient fuel in stock to see them through the cold spells”.

 

The message from the coal merchants in Dubin is  clear.

While we can do little about the snow and ice outside, we can at least prepare by stocking up with at least a week’s supply of all essential medicines, some non-perishable foods, bottled drinking water etc.. And please remember, contact your local Dublin coal merchant early to arrange a coal delivery in advance of the worst of the weather. Then you can cosy up with a really good book and a nice hot drink in front of a blazing open fire or the warm & welcoming glow of a solid fuel stove while the snow falls outside.

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Coal Merchants Dublin

 

 

Notes; Robert Hudson is a 4th generation Coal Merchant in Dublin. Crumlin Fuel Depot can be contacted on 01 459 3861.

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