Air Quality Monitoring in Balbriggan, Dublin

The Environmental Protection Agency manages the national ambient air quality network.

The air quality index for Balbriggan, Dublin is calculated on an hourly basis under the Large Towns AQIH RegionThe Air Quality Map  shows you if air quality is good, fair, poor or very poor in your region.

You can find out if air quality is likely to affect your health and what you can do to protect your health on the Air Quality Index for Health page.

Air monitoring is currently not carried out in Balbriggan.

Historical air monitoring information

Air monitoring was previously carried out in Balbriggan at a site located close to a residential area at an Office of Public Works site to the north of the town. Monitoring began on 21st March 2012 and finished on 17th June 2014.

Levels of particulates (PM10), nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxide, carbon monoxide and benzene were measured.  Results are available via the link below.

Historical air monitoring data can be downloaded here Balbriggan.