Air Quality Monitoring in Tralee

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

The air quality index for Tralee 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.

Air monitoring is not currently carried out at Tralee.

Historical air monitoring information

Air monitoring was previously carried out at Tralee 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.