Air Quality Monitoring in Tralee

Data from Air Quality Monitoring in Tralee

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 Tralee site was located in the Campus of the Institute of Technology to the north-east of the town centre. Results were collected from 17/11/2003 to 30/06/2004.

Monitoring was done by a mobile unit containing continuous monitors for sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and benzene. Continuous samples were also taken for particulates (PM10) and lead. The results are available via the links below.

Air Monitoring Information