Air Quality Monitoring at Cork Harbour

The Environmental Protection Agency manages the National Ambient Air Quality Network.

The air quality index for Cork Harbour is calculated on an hourly basis under the Cork City AQIH Region. The 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 not currently carried out at Cork Harbour.

Historical air monitoring information

Air monitoring was previously carried out at Cork Harbour at a site located in Monkstown.  Monitoring began on 21st August 2007 and finished on 14th March 2008.

Levels of particulates (PM10), nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxide, carbon monoxide and metals were measured.  The report is available to download from Air Quality Monitoring Station Reports.