Air Quality Monitoring in Limerick City

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 Large Towns 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 Limerick site was located in the yard of the Fire Station on Mulgrave Street. Monitoring was done by a mobile unit containing continuous monitors for sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and benzene. Continuous samples were also taken for  PM10 and lead.

Results were collected from 26/01/2000 to 13/11/2000 and are available using the links below.

Air Monitoring Information