Air Quality Monitoring in Portlaoise, Co. Laois

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

The air quality index for Portlaoise is calculated on an hourly basis under the 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.

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

Historical air monitoring information

BTEX monitoring was previously conducted at this site and finished on 31st Dec 2014. The most recent results can be viewed through the links below.