Air Quality Monitoring in Rathmines, Dublin 6

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

The air quality index for Rathmines is calculated on an hourly basis under the Dublin City 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 Rathmines site is located in Wynnefield Road in the southern suburb of Rathmines, about 3 kilometres from the city centre.

Monitoring is done using continuous monitors for sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, ozone, benzene and ozone precursor compounds, PM10 and PM2.5.  The most recent results can be viewed through the links below.

Historical air monitoring information

Benzo (a) Pyrene and Heavy Metals have also measured at this site.  The most recent results can be viewed at the links below.

Historical air monitoring data can be downloaded here Rathmines.