Air Quality Monitoring at Shannon Estuary, Co. Limerick

Data from Air Quality Monitoring at Shannon Estuary, Co. Limerick

The Environmental Protection Agency manages the National Ambient Air Quality Network.  Find out more information on what we monitor.

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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 Rural West 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 Shannon site is located on raised ground on a farm near Askeaton in Co.Limerick. Monitoring is done by a continuous monitor for sulphur dioxide.

This site is downwind of the major sulphur dioxide sources in the Shannon estuary.

This work is ongoing.

Air Monitoring Information