Air Quality Monitoring in Shannon, Co. Clare

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

The air quality index for Shannon is calculated on an hourly basis under the Small 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 currently not carried out in Shannon.

Historical air monitoring information

An ambient air assessment was carried out in Shannon by the EPA between March 2011 and June 2012. The air monitoring site was located on the Clare County Council premises within the town. 

Levels of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, benzene and PM10 were measured. A report on the assessment can be downloaded here Ambient Air Monitoring in Shannon.