Air Quality Monitoring in Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Data from Air Quality Monitoring in Portlaoise, Co. Laois

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

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 Portlaoise site is located at the Fire Station on the Dublin Road.

Monitoring is done using continuous monitors for carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and PM10. BTEX monitoring at this site finished on 31st Dec 2014. The most recent results can be viewed through the links below.

 Air Monitoring Information