Air Quality Monitoring in Naas

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

The air quality index for Naas is calculated on an hourly basis under the e Large Towns 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 Naas.

Historical air monitoring information

Air monitoring was previously carried out at Naas in the centre of the town, opposite St. David's church on the Sallins road from 15/10/2003 to 22/04/2004.

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 particulates (PM10) and lead. The results of the monitoring can be viewed at the following link:

Historical air monitoring data can be downloaded here Naas.