Air Quality Monitoring at Emo, Co. Laois

Data from Air Quality Monitoring at Emo, Co. Laois

The Environmental Protection Agency manages the National Ambient Air Quality Network.  Find out more information on what we monitor.

The Air Quality Index for Health  is calculated every hour and tells you if air quality is good, fair, poor or very poor in your region. The above index is for overall air quality in the Rural East AQIH 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.

The Emo site is located in the grounds of Emo Court, a stately home in County Laois. The site is heavily forested and was chosen to assess the levels of ozone in a forested area.

Monitoring is done using a continuous monitor for ozone. Monitoring for oxides of nitrogen began in January 2013. The latest results can be viewed by using the links below.

This work is ongoing.

Air Monitoring Information